Selian Aids Care Project

“Building safe homes in Tanzania”


Programme to be evaluated: The Faithful House (TFH)
TFH is a 5 day faith-based skills-building curriculum to strengthen families affected by HIV and couples relationship. TFH draws on improved communication and conflict resolution skills building as well as the individual’s faith values in acting as a catalyst for transformation in attitudes regarding gender role in care giving and the use of violence in the home.

Implementing agency:
Selian Aids Control Programme

Evaluation methodology: Randomized controlled trial (RCT) and qualitative component

Evaluating agency: Savannas Forever

Principal investigators:
Susan James (Savannas Forever)
Robin Peterson (Arusha Mental Health Trust)
Ben Lozare (John Hopkins Center For Communications Programs)
Sarah Milder (Arundel Street Consulting)

Duration: November 2013 – June 2015 (19 months)

Grant amount: € 94,795