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What We Do

REPSSI programme is anchored on the social ecology framework. Although our activities are centered on children, we work to improve families and the communities around them by participating in government processes, coordinating with various technical groups as well as creating a more conducive policy environment. In the 13 countries we operate, REPSSI has been mainstreaming psychosocial support into government departments of social welfare, health and education.

Health and sexual reproductive health rights

This includes continued and deeper focus on mental health; HIV prevention, testing, treatment and care; sexual and reproductive health and rights.

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Education and early childhood development

We promote positive psychosocial environments in schools and training institutions to improve education and development outcomes. We also support early childhood development.

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Protection and sustainable livelihoods

REPSSI promotes psychosocial support towards strengthening national and community social protection systems. This will help prevent and respond to violence against children and women

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Disaster, risk reduction and humanitarian response

We build resilience to protect the environment and reduce climate change. We also respond to disasters and humanitarian emergencies in the region.

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Africa Psychosocial Support Institute (APSSI)

The Africa Psychosocial Support Institute (APSSI) was instituted in 2016 as a subsidiary of REPSSI. APSSI fosters professionalism and excellence in Mental Health and Psychosocial Care and Support

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