Bokamoso Activity

Active
No
Status
Posted
Published Date
February 12th, 2024
Close Date
March 12th, 2024
Award Ceiling
$60,000,000.00
Award Floor
$60,000,000.00
Expected No. Awards
1
Opportunity No.
72067424RFA00005

Agency

South Africa USAID-Pretoria (USAID-SAF)

Eligible Applicants

Others

Funding Category

Health

Funding Instrument

Cooperative Agreement

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The South Africa USAID-Pretoria is offering a federal grant opportunity titled "Bokamoso Activity" in the category of Health. The grant is a Cooperative Agreement and does not require cost sharing or matching. The grant is open to eligible applicants in the Southern Africa region. The purpose of the grant is to support the Government of Lesotho's multi-sector strategies and priorities for HIV mitigation and prevention for children and youth. The grant will provide comprehensive services for orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) in all ten districts and DREAMS interventions in four districts. The activity will also focus on creating an enabling environment for adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) and adolescent boys and young men (ABYM) in Lesotho. The grant aims to improve access to HIV knowledge, sexual and reproductive health services, social protection, violence prevention, and economic and educational opportunities for the most vulnerable OVC and AGYW. The grant has an award ceiling and floor of $60,000,000 and expects to make one award. The deadline for application submission is March 12, 2024. For more information, interested parties can contact Galina N Ponkratova at gponkratova@usaid.gov.

Description

The Bokamoso activity will support GOL’s multi-sector strategies and priorities for HIV mitigation andprevention for children and youth through provision of comprehensive OVC services in all ten (10) districtsand DREAMS interventions in four (4) districts (Berea, Maseru, Mafeteng, Mohale’s Hoek). The Activity willalso support programming to foster an enabling environment for AGYW and ABYM that will benefit all youthin Lesotho.Bokamoso will implement innovative strategies targeting the most vulnerable OVC and AGYW to improvetheir access to accurate HIV knowledge, sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services, social protection,violence prevention, and economic and educational opportunities. Sustainability must be mainstreamed inall activity areas to ensure the continuity of key priorities in line with the GOL’s existing and plannedstructures, systems and processes.USAID’s expectations for technical approaches are laid out below. Programming must be framed withinPEPFAR guidance for OVC1 and for HIV prevention and DREAMS2 in the target districts. DREAMS and OVCprogramming must be delivered in a seamless integrated manner for synergy and efficiency in these targetdistricts. Broader structural interventions to create an enabling environment for AGYW and may also targetABYM must adhere to the DREAMS guidance.

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