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About The Organisation

Shanduko Yeupenyu Child Care

Shanduko Yeupenyu Child Care is a community based organisation located in Epworth Harare, Zimbabwe. Shanduko Yeupenyu Child Care (SYCC) has been operating in Zimbabwe since 2010, helping disadvantaged and marginalized children, their families and communities to realize their rights to quality education, livelihoods, and health and child protection. SYCC works in Epworth district and has adopted a rights-based approach in which children, families and communities are active and leading participants in their own development. SYCC’s strategy aims to enhance the capacity and opportunity of children, families and communities to work together with others to address structural causes and consequences of child poverty. SYCC has extensive experience facilitating child protection, Psychosocial Support and Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights programming. The Office has identified Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights and child marriage as a priority issue on the global, and the organisation has been implementing this project working with adolescents for the past 3 years in Epworth District with grant funding, this has allowed for learning and sharing of good practice on the same issue.

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OUR CORE BUSINESS:

Shanduko Yeupenyu Child Care identified five core areas in its strategic plan for 2017-2021. These are:

  • Psycho-Social Support
  • Education Support and Child Protection
  • Violence against Children
  • Ending child marriages and
  • SRHR issues

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

  • Male engagement forums
  • Adolescent Groups
  • Girls champions (CPCs/Girls ambassadors/Girls Advisory Board)
  • Women Support Groups

CIVIC ENGAGEMENT

  • Community focal persons (Legislators, CCWs, Church Leaders etc)
  • Youth groups (formation and strengthening)
  • Child Protection Committees/Girls Advisory Board
  • Men and Women recognition and participation