RIVCHO ED WINS CISHAN AWARD

This indeed is a season of awards for RIVCHO for job been done well. During last year’s World AIDS day celebration in the Delta State Capital Asaba, the Civil Society on HIV/AIDS Network (CISHAN) presented Rev Francis Waive Executive Director Riverine Communities Health & Development Organization (RIVCHO) an “Excellence Award recognizing his immerse contribution to… [Read More]

RIVCHO in ACOMIN Social Mobolization On Malaria Prevention & Treatment Services

Funded by the Global Fund with Society for Family Health (SFH) as Recipient and “Association of Civil Society working on malaria, immunization and Nutrition” (ACOMIN) as sub-recipient, RIVCHO last year undertook social mobilization to bring about increased and informed demand and use of malaria prevention and treatment services and products in seven communities in Ughelli… [Read More]

RIVCHO reaches out to Female Sex Workers

Strengthening HIV Prevention Services for Most At Risk Population (SHiPS for MARPS) in Nigeria is a United States Agency for International Development (USAID) project, being implemented by a consortium of four with Society for Family Health (SFH) being the lead partner, In achieving the objective of increased capacity of local stakeholders to implement effective HIV… [Read More]

2012 World AIDS Day Rally

We got the Road Safety, Warri South LACA & Shell Petroleum Development Compnay to partner with us. Road Safety provided traffic control, SPDC provided T shirts, water, lucozed, and thier medical staff joined us. Warri South LACA provided venue (Council Sect) and made a speech. Our route was from Shell Ogunu gate thru Ajamimogha, Esisi… [Read More]

RIVCHO AT THE SOUTH-SOUTH ECONOMIC SUMMIT

Riverine Communities Health & Development Organization (RIVCHO) was at the 2nd South-South Economic Summit which held in Asaba the Delta State Capital from 25TH TO 28TH April 2012. The South-South economic summit was organised by the BRACED Commission which represents the six states in the south-south region of Nigeria namely: Bayelsa, Rivers, Akwa Ibom, Cross… [Read More]

CARE-GIVERS TRAINING & EMPOWERMENT UNDER THE CHEVRON PHE PROJECT

During the quarter under review RIVCHO carried out a training to Care-givers on Income Generating Activities at the RIVCHO Conference Hall in Enerhen Warri under the Chevron PHE Project. Ten Care-givers who expressed interest attended the sessions facilitated by the duo of RIVCHO’s Finance Officer Mr Edafe Hitler and Ms Emily Jitokun Monitoring & Evaluation… [Read More]

TWO COMMENDATIONS

1. SPDC January 24th 2012, Shell Petroluem Development Company commended RIVCHO’s performance in a ceremony at the Tinapa in Calabar Cross River State. Represented by its Executive Director Rev Francis Waive, who received the Letter of Commendation and gift from SPDC, the company commended the support its Community Health Team has received from RIVCHO. RIVCHO’s… [Read More]

Commissioning of Medical Centre Building Extension

The extension work on the Clinic building which began in 2010 has been completed. With the present extension, we now have another big open ward that can take eight beds, four single rooms self-contain wards as well as a two bed room flat residence for the Doctor. Millions of Naira has been spent and a… [Read More]

RIVCHO CHEVRON PHE OVC PROJECT TAKES OFF

orphans and vulnerable children: After months of planning, budgeting and resource mobolization, the RIVCHO Chevron Peer Health Educators (PHE) Orphans & Vulnerable Children (OVC) Project has taken off. In a colourful Christmas get-together for the OVCs and their Caregivers at RIVCHO Conference Hall Enerhen-Warri on Wednesday 21stDec 2011, the children were presented with gifts by… [Read More]

IN-HOUSE GMOU TRAINING

As a major part of her in-house capacity building efforts, RIVCHO engaged SELF-HELP NETWORK INTERNATIONAL INITIATIVE (the NGO that successfully midwifed the SPDC Nembe Cluster now Nembe City Development Foundation) to train RIVCHO Staff on the GMOU process. SHNII is currently mentoring the Bomo Central Cluster. The training which held from 7 to 8 October… [Read More]

RIVCHO’s M & E ON DRF & NIDAR IN 15 HEALTH FACILITIES CHANGING COMMUNITIES & ATTRACTS SPDC’s COMMENDATION

Monitoring and Evaluation of Drug Revolving Fund (DRF) as well as the Niger-Delta HIV/AIDS Response (NIDAR) for fifteen SPDC supported Health facilities in 15 communities in Bayelsa, Delta, and Edo States has been conducted by Riverine Communities Health & Development Organization (RIVCHO) for a couple of years now involving data collection, analysis and reporting. This… [Read More]

NKECHI ONYEWUENYI IN CHILD PROTECTION TRAINING

RIVCHO’S Nkechi Onyewueyi was at the Oleh Isoko LGA Delta State venue of the UNICEF/Min of Women Affairs training on Child Protection. She has since down her step-down training for staff members who did not attend the training session.   Topics covered include Child Rights Act, methodology for child protection working groups, Human Rights/child protection… [Read More]

RIVCHO WINS DELTA SACA HAF 2 PROJECT

Of the about one hundred NGOs in Delta State that submitted Proposals upon Delta SACA’s World Bank HAF2 call, RIVCHO is one of the thirteen winners. This is particularly interesting as RIVCHO had won and successfully executed its project under the Delta SACA World Bank HAF1. Under HAF1 RIVCHO had built the capacity of community… [Read More]

RIVCHO’S EXCUTIVE DIRECTOR IN HIV/AIDS STATE STRATEGIC PLAN DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEES IN DELTA & BAYELSA STATES

RIVCHO’s Executive Director Rev Francis Waive was one of those engaged late last year by the Delta as well as Bayelsa States SACAs on the development and validation of their respective “State Strategic Plan for 2010 to 2012”. In the Delta State activity, Rev Waive worked in “Care & Support” thematic area while he worked… [Read More]

INIKOROGHA RAINWATER HARVESTING PROJECT

The people of Inikorogha Community in Gbaramatu Kingdom of Warri South West LGA of Delta State are full of thanks and gratitude to God for a source of life given to them. Riverine Communities Health & Development Organization (RIVCHO) in partnership with REACH worldwide a UK.based Charity Organization has completed the construction of Rain Water… [Read More]