Vacancy – Data Capturers || Three Positions

Vacancy – Data Capturers || Three Positions

MIET AFRICA seeks to employ three data capturers to take responsibility for the day-to day data capturing and quality control on captured data of the Adolescent Girls and Young Women’s Programme in Vryheid, KwaZulu-Natal. The data capturers will work closely with the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer in ensuring that monitoring and evaluation activities are implemented accordingly and that the information collected is useful to the project.

This is a contract position, and the three successful applicants will be based at MIET AFRICA’s district office in Vryheid, Zululand district. Closing date for applications is Friday, 26 February 2021. Click here for more information and to apply.

Webinar || Her Health. Her Education. Her Safety || 4 February

Webinar || Her Health. Her Education. Her Safety || 4 February

Join us on Thursday for the next in our series of webinars on SRHR issues in the time of COVID-19. Hear from youths, educators and community leaders from Malawi on their lived realities and how they are coping during and post school COVID-19 lockdowns.

To register, click this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/s/87144679013?pwd=VEpnK2hnc3d1MEMzUGxNUlBpcVhiUT09
Passcode: 756386

Webinar Save-the-Date PDF

Vacancy | FutureLife-Now! Health Coordinator – Malawi

Vacancy | FutureLife-Now! Health Coordinator – Malawi

MIET AFRICA requires a Health Coordinator to support the implementation of the FutureLife-Now! programme in Malawi. This is an 11 month contract position commencing 1 February 2021 and ending 31 December 2021. The successful applicant will be based in Malawi. FutureLife-Now! is a regional school-based programme aimed at reducing new HIV infections and increasing ART adherence amongst young people in the SADC region. Closing date for applications is 25 January 2021. Click here for more information and application details.

Vacancy || Monitoring and Evaluation Officer || Adolescent Girls and Young Women’s (AGYW) Programme

Vacancy || Monitoring and Evaluation Officer || Adolescent Girls and Young Women’s (AGYW) Programme

MIET AFRICA seeks to employ a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer to coordinate and take responsibility for the monitoring and evaluation efforts of the AGYW Programme in Abaqulusi sub-district (in the Zululand District of KwaZulu-Natal). The M&E Officer will work closely with a the Monitoring and Evaluation Manager and the Project Manager in ensuring the monitoring and evaluation activities are implemented according to funder requirements and that the information collected is captured and verified.

This is a contract position, and the successful applicant will be based at MIET AFRICA’s district office in Vryheid (Zululand District). Closing date for applications is Monday, 18 January 2021. Click here for more information and application details.

Terms of Reference || Procurement of External Audit

Terms of Reference || Procurement of External Audit

A Cooperation partner of MIET AFRICA wishes to engage the services of an audit firm. The audit will be carried out in accordance with international audit standards issued by the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board, by an external, independent and qualified auditor. In addition to auditing the financial report, the assignment also includes an assessment in accordance with a special agreement described further in the Terms of Reference. All quotations must be received no later than 15 January 2020. See attached for the Terms of Reference for further details.

A Message from MIET AFRICA

A Message from MIET AFRICA

As we reflect on a very difficult year, we wish to take this opportunity to thank our funders, partners and friends for your continued and consistent support.

Despite all the challenges that 2020 brought, MIET AFRICA delivered on its mandate. Our commitment never wavered, and as we approach a new year, we will never give up on our goal of improving the lives of children and youth. We could never have done this without your valued assistance. Thank you.

We look forward to continuing our work together in 2021!

World Aids Day 2020 – Colliding Pandemics of HIV and COVID-19

World Aids Day 2020 – Colliding Pandemics of HIV and COVID-19

According to UNAIDS, every week, around 5500 young women aged 15–24 years become infected with HIV, and when girls complete secondary school, their risk of getting HIV is reduced by 50%. MIET AFRICA, through its Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW) Programme, this year has tested over 28 000 AGYW and has linked over 80% of those who tested, to care and support.

HIV treatment has averted around 12.1 million AIDS-related deaths since 2010 (UNAIDS, 2020). MIET AFRICA as the implementing partner in the AGYW Programme, and offers support services such as mobile testing trucks, access to counselors and nurses in three provinces in South Africa. But not everyone who needs treatment has access to it and hundreds of thousands of people are still dying.

This year’s World Aids Day theme is “Global solidarity, shared responsibility”. The world’s attention this year has been focused on the COVID-19 pandemic which shows,