Kusiwarma | Support to MAIPI
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SUPPORT TO MAIPI: MODEL OF COMPREHENSIVE CARE FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD

Kusi Warma trains parents of the districts of Turpo and Ventanilla in early childhood comprehensive care so that children from 0 to 3 years old reach a normal nutritional status, develop language according to their age and receive attention and care based on affection from their parents in communities organized to monitor the evolution of their development.

 

We propose a comprehensive and sustainable approach to tackle delays in the development of children under 3 years of age. Keeping in mind the ecological model, we have established differentiated strategies for each level of participants: family, community and local government. Now we are in the process of raising awareness in the family and community level for which we use the method of advocacy and the strategy of research and dissemination of knowledge so that they can recognize childhood as a key period in the lives of human beings in hopes to develop an effective and comprehensive early childhood system.

 

Donor: Dubai Cares Foundation of the United Arab Emirates

 

Project period: 11/15/17 to 11/14/20

 

Expected results:

  • The parents of children from 0 to 3 years old take advantage of the opportunities offered in the MAIPI Centers and home visits to train themselves in comprehensive care practices since gestation; recognize the causes of developmental delay and provide adequate care and attention to their children.
  • The 16 communities of Ventanilla and Andahuaylas, properly organized, supervise the development of children under 3 years of age and promote actions to obtain state resources for early childhood in their communities.
  • The local government and the Ministries of Health and Education, in their capacity as guarantors of children’s rights, invest resources and provide quality care and warmth to the beneficiary population.