Essays about: "Orphans and Sub-Saharan Africa."

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  1. 1. Children’s villages as a functional equivalent to the ordinary family? A quantitative study among university students raised in children’s villages in Sub-Saharan Africa.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Hanna Ohlsson; Jenny Hagby; [2016-04-15]
    Keywords : Children’s village; Mental health; Social wellbeing; Long term perspective; Orphans and Sub-Saharan Africa.;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study was to investigate whether children's villages for orphans and children in vulnerable situations can be regarded as functional equivalent to ordinary families from the community, when it comes to promoting mental health and social wellbeing of children. Thus investigate whether children’s villages have functions and provide functions like those of an ordinary family. READ MORE

  2. 2. In the tension between the local and the global : A field study about organizational and cultural challenges faced by NGO:s working with orphans and vulnerable children in Gaborone; Botswana

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/HHJ, Avd. för beteendevetenskap och socialt arbete

    Author : Evelyn Lundberg; [2016]
    Keywords : NGO; orphans and vulnerable children; Botswana; social work; new institutionalism;

    Abstract : The HIV and AIDS epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa calls a great national and global response in order to face the challenges associated with the illness for the individual, households, community and future of nations. The disease has led to an increased number of orphans and other vulnerable children in Botswana where the non-governmental organizations stand for social service delivery to these children. READ MORE

  3. 3. The impact of orphanhood and HIV/AIDS on school enrolment - Evidence from Zambia

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Fanny Olsson; Maria Strandberg; [2013-06-20]
    Keywords : education; HIV AIDS; orphans; Zambia;

    Abstract : HIV/AIDS has made a great number of children orphans in sub-Saharan Africa where Zambia is one of the worst hit countries. The impact of the HIV/AIDS pandemic has become an issue of not only health, but of cross-sectional importance affecting other major corner stones in society such as education. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Orphan Protagonist - A Grounded Theory of Orphanhood, Self-image and Conduct Control

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Matilda Jerneck; [2010]
    Keywords : symbolic interactionism; grounded theory; orphanhood; sub-Saharan Africa; sociological understanding; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis is a grounded theory study of orphanhood in the context of the HIV/AIDS pandemic in sub-Saharan Africa. It aims at understanding how orphans experience their life circumstances; negotiate social interactions and self-images; and develop aspirations for future existence. READ MORE

  5. 5. The psychological well-being among institutionalized orphans and vulnerable children in Maputo

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Psykologiska institutionen

    Author : Laura Claret; [2008]
    Keywords : OVC; children; orphans; vulnerable; Mozambique; Maputo;

    Abstract : In sub-Saharan Africa, poverty and its consequences hit orphan and vulnerable children (OVC) the hardest. As the once protective safety net dissipates, many OVC are forced to live in overcrowded and understaffed orphanages. In the attempt to meet survival needs, psychological health is pushed into the background. READ MORE