Zanoncedo Empowerment Center (NPO Reg no: 069-023) is a Non-profit Organization registered in 2009 by women infected and affected by HIV/ Aids. The Center initially focused on HIV prevention, home-based care and promoting self-management to those already infected.
It has been proven through research that HIV does not only need medical intervention, there are social determinants of health that should be tackled in order to combat HIV/Aids, the board decided to expand programs and focus more on women and girls development, advocating for gender equality and gender-based violence.
In 2012 the board decided to expand and render a comprehensive package of services including advocacy for women development and empowerment, gender equality and elimination of gender-based violence, access to sexual reproductive health rights for women and girls with HIV and those at risk, poverty alleviation, scholar support, young women and girls development and Orphans and Vulnerable children support services.
Healthy, poverty-free, self-reliant women and girls that are free from gender-based violence
To be recognised nationally as an organization that advocates for women development and empowerment, gender equality, elimination of gender-based violence, Promote women’s economic rights, poverty alleviation and capacitate communities (in particular women and girls) with HIV and other disease prevention strategies, renders psychosocial, academic and material support to orphans and vulnerable children.
We are calling communities, businesses and PLWHIV to work together in creating an Aids free generation
Teaching a man how to fish you are feeding him for a life time
Women owning their development