RIVCHO Organizes Town Hall Meeting in Okwagbe

Riverine Communities Health and Development Organization (RIVCHO) organized a one day town hall meeting in Okwagbe community, Ugheli south LGA, Delta State. The objective of the engagement was to “Increase Citizen’s Demand For Transparency & Accountability.  Okwagbe is a riverine community in the Niger Delta which can be accessed from both land and water, It… [Read More]

RIVCHO Carries Out M&E Exercise On Oben Cottage Hospital On Behalf of SEPLAT

RIVCHO carried out Monitoring and Evaluation of Bamako Initiatives Drug Revolving Fund (DRF) for Oben Cottage Hospital which was sponsored by Seplat Petroleum Development Company Ltd for the month of JUNE, 2016. Riverine Communities Health Organization (RIVCHO) covered the process of data collection, analysis and reporting. Monitoring and Evaluation (M & E) is a vital… [Read More]

RIVCHO Partners with IHVN To Distribute Nutritional And Basic Care Kits to OVCs

Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN) is the principal recipient in the Centre for Disease Control (CDC) US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) funded “AIDS Care and Treatment in Nigeria”. Through a rigorous selection process two years ago, IHVN has partnered RIVCHO for the delivery of essential care & support services to OVCs… [Read More]

RIVCHO Partners with Medical Tutor Ltd In Malaria Training

In partnership with Medical Tutors Limited, Riverine Communities Health and Development Organization (RIVCHO) carried out an Update course on Malaria which was sponsored by Nigeria Petroleum Development Company (NPDC) for the heads of NPDC supported health facilities which are located in Erhoike, Omadino, Okpare, Otu Jeremi, Effurun – Otor, Ekakpamre, Ellu and Igbide. The training… [Read More]

UPDATE: RIVCHO in Delta SACA HIV/AIDS Program Development Project (HPDP2)

Riverine Communities Health Organization (RIVCHO, is a beneficiary of the Delta State Action Committee on Aids (DELSACA) HIV/AIDS Programme Development Project (HPDP) 2 fund, to improve the well-being of people living positively with HIV/AIDS and Orphans & Vulnerable children (OVC) in Delta state. The HPDP2 is a world bank supported project; supporting Nigeria’s HIV/AIDS response… [Read More]

RIVCHO, ANEEJ & LITE-AFRICA Visits DESOPADEC

As part of the strategy to promote effective Niger Delta Institutions (NDIs,) Riverine Communities Health Organization (RIVCHO), Africa Network for Environment And Economic Justice (ANEEJ) & Leadership Initiative for Transformation and Empowerment (LITE-AFRICA) embarked on an advocacy visit to Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commision (DESOPADEC) to share the report of the research findings… [Read More]

RIVCHO Oraganizes A Sports/ Recreational Day For OVCs

The event which took place on the 27th May 2016 was indeed a colorful and remarkable one with over 70 children and 33 adolescents in attendance. Before the games commenced, the children were taken on light exercises by the sports instructor Mr. Edafe Hitler who later enlightened them on ways to keep their environment clean… [Read More]

RIVCHO Attends TAGG Workshop At Owerri.

Following the Annual Learning summit in September 2015, it became imperative that SACE project partners need to develop and deepen understanding of the underlying concepts of Transparency, Accountability and Good Governance (TAGG) due to variable partner capacity to focus on governance-related results. By developing a deeper understanding of the core principles and concepts, applying them… [Read More]

RIVCHO Making Tremendous Progress in WETLANDS Biodiversity Project

Wetlands international, under sustainable Livelihoods and Biodiversity Project (SLBP) aims to sustain and restore wetlands in Nigeria’s Niger Delta. Four communities were chosen and RIVCHO is the local program manager handling Obi-Ayagha community in Ughelli south LGA of Delta State, which has wetland resources area of about 3 square kilometers, located between the Okpare creeks…. [Read More]

RIVCHO in Delta SACA HIV/AIDS Program Development Project (HPDP2)

Riverine Communities Health and Development Organization (RIVCHO, is an implementing partner of the Delta State Action Committee on Aids (DELSACA) HIV/AIDS Programme Development Project (HPDP) 2 fund, the objective of this program is to improve the well-being of people living positively with HIV/AIDS and Orphans & Vulnerable children (OVC) in Delta state. The HPDP2 is… [Read More]

RIVCHO Organizes a Christmas Get-Together For OVCs

RIVCHO in collaboration with Members of chevron Peer Health Educators on the 18th of December organized a get-together party for 80 Orphans and Vulnerable children. The Event which took place at RIVCHO conference hall Enerhen was attended by RIVCHO staff, CHEVRON PHE staffs and OVCs (Orphans and Vulnerable Children). The Chevron Peer Health Educators are… [Read More]

RIVCHO Partners with IHVN to Organise Kids Club Activities For OVCS

In partnership with Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN) Riverine Communities Health and Development Organization (RIVCHO) organized kid’s club activities for OVCs residing in Mammy Community Uvwie. The activity which was held on the 12th December 2015 was highly attended by kids who all had a good time during this time of togetherness. The kids… [Read More]

RIVCHO in WETLANDS Biodiversity Project

Wetlands International, under the Sustainable Livelihoods and Biodiversity Project (SLBP) aims to sustain and restore wetlands in Nigeria’s Niger Delta. Wetlands International began by identifying Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), who can play a positive role in the promotion and implementation of Ecosystem Based Approach to development in Niger Delta. Thereafter they carried out the capacity… [Read More]

RIVCHO in Delta SACA HIV/AIDS Program Development Project (HPDP2)

Presentation of Educational support material to a beneficiary (OVC) Riverine Communities Health & Development Organization (RIVCHO) is among the eight successful Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) implementing the DELTA SACA HIV/AIDS Program Development Project (HPDP2) in Delta State. The HPDP2 is a World Bank supported project; supporting Nigeria’s HIV/AIDS response since 2002; RIVCHO also implemented the… [Read More]

RIVCHO PARTNERS IHVN IN HIV/AIDS TRAINING

In partnership with Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN) Riverine Communities Health and Development Organization (RIVCHO) carried out a Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) training sponsored by the Nigeria Petroleum Development Company Ltd (NPDC) for the heads of NPDC supported Health Facilities and sub-heads in pharmacy, records & statistics and laboratory units. One Community Representative (member… [Read More]

RIVCHO partnership with IHVN on OVC CARE & SUPPORT extended

Institute of Human Virology of Nigeria (IHVN) is the Principal Recipient in the Centre for Disease Control (CDC) US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) funded “AIDS Care and Treatment in Nigeria” (ACTION PLUS UP) project for OVC. Through a rigorous selection process two years ago, IHVN has partnered RIVCHO for the delivery of… [Read More]

SHIPS FOR MARPS

“Strengthening HIV Prevention Services for Most At Risk Population” (SHiPS for MARPS) a United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funded project through Society for Family Health (SFH) is one RIVCHO project that has impacted the society for good. RIVCHO Staff in charge of the project talk about the changes they have seen. A visit… [Read More]

OVC PROJECT

Over five thousand Orphans and Vulnerable Children have been provided free health, legal, educational, nutritional, and psycho-social care and support from RIVCHO’s efforts funded variously by USAID, CDC, Chevron Peer Educators, DelSACA and a number of individuals including RIVCHO staff & board. Children who had lost either or both parents and siblings and relations never… [Read More]

SUSTAINABLE DRF DUE TO RIVCHO’S M&E EFFORTS

It was in November 2007. The seventeen health facilities had been supplied drugs by their sponsor a couple years before. But most of the drugs had literally vanished. Members of the communities were exasperated. How can an oil company build a health facility for us, equip it and get government to staff it, yet we… [Read More]