The goal of USAID’s “Achieving and Sustaining HIV Epidemic Control in the Eastern Cape Province - Integrated Service Delivery Response” (hereinafter referred to as the Activity) is to support long, healthy lives for the population of the Eastern Cape Province by achieving and sustaining HIV/TB epidemic control. USAID aims to reach this goal by achieving the following strategic objectives: (1) Close the gaps to HIV epidemic control; (2) Sustain health gains through strengthened, improved, and resilient health systems; and (3) Leverage community, civil society and private sector partnerships to improve and sustain service delivery and client outcomes. The Activity emphasizes a continuum of care approach across health facilities, communities and households, particularly for services targeting orphans and other children vulnerable to HIV (OVC). USAID intends to implement the Activity in the following five high HIV/TB burden districts in the Eastern Cape:
Eligibility under this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) is restricted to local entities.(1) Is legally organized under the laws of South Africa; (2) Has as its principal place of business or operations in South Africa; (3) Is majority owned by individuals who are citizens or lawful permanent residents of South Africa; and (4) Is managed by a governing body the majority of who are citizens or lawful permanent residents of the country receiving assistance.