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Duke University President, Richard Broadhead welcomed to TAWREF by Defrosa Itemba

President Broadhead visiting Duke supported, “Positive Outcomes for Orphans” research site.

Strategic Objectives


To conduct and implement evidence-based research to address social, cultural, economic, and environmental and health challenges facing women and children.


To conduct research related to the impact resulting from HIV and AIDS on the target community especially the marginalized groups.To address psychosocial problems of women and children through research.


To empower women and youth economically and socially by addressing barriers to their development through research and training.


To build the economic capacity of grassroots women and youth to be able to cope with the risks caused by poverty.


To partner with other like-minded agencies in the country to increase access to services, information and accelerate change.





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