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Contacts

Jennifer Mulik

project director 
jmulik@pactworld.org

Tom Ventimiglia

deputy project director 
tventimiglia@pactworld.org

Community case workers: The heart of Pact's support for children vulnerable to HIV

January 25, 2023
Although they were surviving, life was extremely difficult for Kinyamagoha and his grandmother. At 15, Kinyamagoha is HIV-positive. His grandmother can no longer walk and crawls to move around. They...

Building the financial independence of adolescent girls and young women through DREAMS

December 7, 2022
Joy is an 18-year-old mother living in Juba City, South Sudan. When she was 12 years old, she was sent to live with her uncle after being kicked out of her father’s home. Her uncle then married her...

USAID local partner meeting: ACHIEVE satellite session

November 16, 2022
Core to OVC and DREAMS programming is a cadre of community-based volunteers, mentors, and other workers that provide individual and group-based support to children, caregivers, and AGYW.  As the...

In Rwanda, empowering caregivers of orphans and vulnerable children

November 1, 2022
As an HIV-positive widow, Francoise understands the hardships of being a single mother while simultaneously managing to stay on HIV treatment and remain virally suppressed. When Francoise was linked...

Improving the lives of children, adolescent girls and young women through OVC/DREAMS HIV-prevention interventions

October 6, 2022
The USAID PEPFAR-funded Adolescents and Children HIV Incidence Reduction, Empowerment and Virus Elimination (ACHIEVE) project in Rwanda hosted a “Learning and Experience Sharing” event on September...

Leading the way for HIV treatment among adolescents

September 13, 2022
Nasir understands the complexities of being an adolescent diagnosed with HIV/AIDS. Before he turned eight years old, Nasir, who hails from Tanzania, lost both of his parents to HIV. Then, at age 12,...

Strengthening institutions in Rwanda using capacity development tools

August 25, 2022
At the heart of the USAID Adolescents and Children HIV Incidence Reduction, Empowerment and Virus Elimination project, or ACHIEVE, is capacity development to empower local partners to lead and...

Salma's story: a community case worker in Tanzania supports children living with HIV

August 2, 2022
Through the ACHIEVE project, community case worker Salma Roberts is helping the most vulnerable households in Tanzania to build socio-economic resilience and face the challenges of living with HIV....

To empower clients in improving their own health services, Pact turns to community-led monitoring

April 20, 2022
Last year, Pact’s health programming reached nearly 2 million people. From Africa to Asia, we supported communities as they accessed better maternal and child health care, improved and expanded the...

Why I became an ACHIEVE DREAMS ambassador

April 13, 2022
Aisha, from Kicukiro District, Rwanda, is a survivor of gender-based violence. Having experienced abuse as a child, she accepted it as a normal way of life. That was until she discovered DREAMS,...

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