Capacity DevelopmentCapacity development is at the core of our work at JSI. Whether in the health or education sector, our teams aim to develop stronger systems, enabling organizations and individuals to maximize impact and to help fulfill their mission.
Through an emphasis on trust, collaboration, and partnership, JSI, with our partner, World Education, approach capacity development holistically and build strong relationships with our partners to promote accountability, transparency, and local ownership. By combining technical support, organizational strengthening, and the application of tools, assessments, and training, we strive for improved health and educational outcomes.
Our partners include governments, nongovernmental organizations, community-based organizations, private sector firms, and communities.
In Zambia, JSI will work to reduce HIV mortality, morbidity, and transmission, while improving nutrition outcomes and family planning integration in three provinces: Central, Copperbelt, and North-Western.
JSI is training health workers to prevent cross-border transmission of infectious diseases.
JSI builds the capacity and monitors the progress of 46 organizations that received DREAMS Innovation Challenge sub-awards to reduce HIV infection in young women in Africa who have limited or no access to health care services.
Workers at health clinics in South Sudan receive logistics training through the Sudan Health Transformation Project, which helps them keep their facilities stocked with essential medicines and supplies.
Under USAID's flagship Maternal and Child Survival Program, JSI leads the child health,immunization, and pediatric HIV activities.
Vana Bantwana is employing an integrated community approach designed to strengthen existing health, education, child protection, and youth and livelihoods systems at the community, district, and national levels.
MEval-SIFSA is building the capacity of the South African government, PEPFAR, and their implementing partners to produce information that contributes to sustainable policy, planning, and programmatic decisions.
JSI strengthened the organizational and technical capacity of the Zambian government and organizations to sustain the response to HIV, strengthening and expanding leadership involvement as well as HIV/AIDS workplace programs.
JSI is helping PEPFAR New Partner’s Initiative grantees to improve the quality of their HIV programs by strengthening their organizational systems and technical capacity so as to better serve the needs of their communities.