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Fortifying OVC services, Empowering adolescents, and youth, and Leveraging and Incorporating community feedback in Zambezia (FELIZ) Activity




October 27, 2023



December 28, 2023




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Eligibility for this RFA is restricted to Local Mozambican Organizations (Local Entities) as defined.For the purpose of this section, local entity means an individual, a corporation, a nonprofit organization, or another body of persons that:1) is legally organized under the laws of;2) has as its principal place of business or operations in;3) is majority owned by individuals who are citizens or lawful permanent residents of; and4) managed by a governing body, the majority of who are citizens or lawful permanent residents of a country receiving assistance from funds appropriated under title III of this Act. (c)For purposes of this section, majority-owned and -managed by include, without limitation, beneficiary interests and the power, either directly or indirectly, whether exercisable, to control the election, appointment, or tenure of the organization;apos;s managers or a majority of the organization;apos;s governing body by any means.These eligibility requirements apply only to the principal Applicant.




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The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for a Cooperative Agreement from qualified entities to implement the Fortifying OVC services, Empowering adolescents, and youth, and Leveraging and Incorporating community feedback in Zambezia (FELIZ) Activity. Annual work plans will be guided by the Country Operational Plan (COP) to stay in line with PEPFAR goals, and
activities will be data-driven and adapt based on program successes and challenges. Adhering to best practices
from U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)’s Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-free,
Mentored, and Safe (DREAMS), HIV testing services (HTS), and orphans and vulnerable children (OVC)
programming, this Activity will focus on reaching the most vulnerable adolescent girls and young women
(AGYW) and OVC; addressing harmful gender norms; reducing HIV incidence; identifying HIV-positive persons
and monitoring their treatment; while increasing community and government ownership of management and
monitoring systems. The overall purpose of the FELIZ activity is to support GRM’s efforts to reduce the burden of HIV in selected
provinces in Mozambique. The goal is to reduce HIV incidence and improve health outcomes of households
vulnerable to and/or impacted by HIV in Mozambique.

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