Swaziland

Partners

The Peace Corps works with many local, national, and international partners in Swaziland. Check out some of them below.

U.S. Government Agencies and Initiatives

The U.S. Embassy, President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)
U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
United States Embassy Swaziland

Non-Governmental Organizations

Population Services International (PSI)

Working on improving the health of people in the developing world by focusing on family planning, HIV/AIDS and maternal health.

Africa's Tomorrow

Helping to assist Africa's rural, underprivileged female students pursue their dream of higher education in the US.

Bantwana Swaziland

Working to support Orphaned and Vulnerable Children (OVC) in Swaziland that they are supported and cared for in their own communities.

Baylor Clinic

Supports teen clubs and the fight against HIV/AIDS in Swaziland along with hosting 3rd year extending Peace Corps volunteers.

Cabrini Ministries

Helps provide care in specific regions of Swaziland for those infected and affected by HIV/AIDS and TB.

Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI)

Bringing lifesaving HIV/AIDS drugs to the people of Swaziland

COSPE

Ensures fair and sustainable development, human rights, peace and justice.

Diabetes Swaziland

Participates in BRO/GLOW camps in educating about diabetes, nutrition and healthy eating to young boys and girls

Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)

A partner in working with children and infants in the fight against HIV/AIDS in Swaziland and also supports 3rd year extending volunteers with Peace Corps Swaziland

Enactus Swaziland

Works in the universities in Swaziland on teaching entrepreneurship, business and success skills through practical, hands-on experiential learning as well as hosting 3rd year extending volunteers with Peace Corps Swaziland.

Family Life Association of Swaziland (FLAS)

A partner in support of education on Sexual and Reproductive Health and providing programming and services to those in Swaziland.

Guba

Finding sustainable solutions using permaculture; a thinking tool for designing low carbon, highly productive human and environmental systems.

Lusweti

Works on Social and Behavior Change Communication Programs in Swaziland

Coordinating Assembly for Non Governmental Organizations (CANGO)

Focuses on capacity building among more than 60 Non Governmental Organizations and provides services and training to those organizations.

Pact Swaziland

Aims to build a coordinated and effective response by the government of Swaziland, international actors and local organizations in the fight against HIV/AIDS as well as a supporter of 3rd year extending Peace Corps volunteers.

Mothers to Mothers

Working towards an effective, sustainable model of care that provides education and support for pregnant women and new mothers living with HIV/AIDS.

Motherbear

A partner in bringing handmade stitched bears to orphans and children in the rural communities of Swaziland along with the partnership of volunteers.

Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) Doctors Without Borders

Helping to provide medical care to rural communities and those affected by HIV/AIDS

Nhlangano AIDS Training Information and Counselling Center (NATICC)

Empowers the people of Swaziland with relevant information and life skills in order to deal effectively with the problem and treat posed by Gender based violence and HIV/AIDS pandemic.

National Emergency Response Council on HIV/AIDS (NERCHA)

Provides leadership for the national multi-sector response to HIV/AIDS and creating an environment that supports efficient and effective service delivery

Pasture Valley

Partner in hosting volunteers and an orphanage for double orphans in Swaziland

Rock of Hope

A community based organization supporting the needs and advocating for the rights of the LGBTI people in Swaziland

SafAids

A partner in promoting effective and ethical development responses to Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights including HIV and TB through advocacy, communication and social mobilization

Swaziland National Association for the Deaf (SAND)

Supporting the advocacy for the deaf community in Swaziland and building educational resources for Swaziland with Peace Corps Volunteers

Super Buddies

Empowering children and youth in a club setting to promote an HIV free generation by 2020

Swaziland Action Group Against Abuse (SWAGGA)

Assists with BRO/GLOW clubs and in volunteer communities to eradicate Gender-Based Violence and Human Trafficking around Swaziland

Swaziland Computer Society

Volunteer established organization bringing technology and providing IT services to Swaziland and the rural communities.

Swaziland National Library Service

A partner in providing training for future librarians and teachers in the schools across Swaziland

TechnoServe

Helps volunteers in promoting business solutions, income generating projects and linking them to capital and various markets for their products

United Nationals Population Fund (UNFPA)

Supports funding for BRO/GLOW camps that are organized by volunteers and many other volunteer lead projects 

Vusumnotfo

Helping educate Swaziland in Early Childhood Development by hosting workshops and training sessions for volunteers and their counterparts

Women's Federation for World Peace

Promoting the empowerment of women as peace builders and leaders in their communities, country and across the Globe through GLOW clubs, camp and education

World Health Organization (WHO)

Helps with funding volunteer projects regarding healthy lifystyles, sanitation and public health

World Possible

Supports the growth of technoligical resources in the rural community and brining more access to educational resources

World Vision

Providing child sponsorship for food, clothing and education along with material to the rural schools 

YEBO Artreach

Works with volunteers in spreading the art of creativity and expressing themselves along with painting National Care Points and Preschools across Swaziland with positive and expressive messages.

Young Heroes

A provider of support grants to double orphans so they can purchase food and clothing as well as proper access to healthcare services and education services.

Volunteer lead Organizations

Grassroots Soccer

Facilitate lessons on HIV/AIDS education among in and out of school youth through the use of soccer.

Books For Africa

Encourage English literacy and the development of libraries in the schools of Swaziland.

GLOW (Girls Leading Our World)

Teach lessons in schools and annual camps on gender equality and female empowerment in Swaziland

BRO (Boys Reaching Out)

Assist with male leadership roles and gender equality while teaching the necessary life skills to men in and out of school