Women’s Employment for Economic Recovery

The USAID Women’s Employment and Economic Recovery (WEER) is a three-year project implemented by the American Bar Association, Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI) in partnership with Grameen Foundation USA and Kwakha Indvodza (KI), working to increase women’s participation in the Eswatini economy both as small business owners and as salaried workers. The project works across three main focus areas:
1. Addressing laws that limit women’s freedom to work
2. Increasing women’s access to finance to start and grow businesses
3. Engaging male champions of women’s rights to address gender beliefs and practices that limit women’s ability to participate in the economy.


For EmaSwati By EmaSwati

Eswatini GBV Charter

A national first, this initiative is for Emaswati by Emaswati. It advocates for high-profile individuals and the public to make a life-long pledge to end GBV in all spheres of Swazi society by signing the Eswatini GBV Charter.



Social Entrepreneurship & Income Generation

KI’s Social Entreprenueship and income generation project offers out of school, unemployed youth the tools, skills and guidance necessary to generate a sustainable income. Through these trainings, young men and women are equipped with the basic entrepreneurship and vocational skills needed to ‘kick –start’ their own business venture, or become gainfully employed elsewhere.


Awareness On Gender-Based Violence

Institutional Training Packages

Kwakha Indvodza, one of Eswatini’s leading gender equality organizations, offers a range of training packages and technical assistance on gender and power dynamics, masculinity, violence prevention and conflict resolution, the SODV Act and sexual harassment in the workplace. These training packages explore our understanding of identity, culture and gender roles and apply them to our everyday lives, relationships and institutions. With over a decade at the forefront of the gender equality development in Eswatini, KI has developed these trainings packages to offer corporates and other institutions a range of capacity building opportunities in gender equality, violence prevention, health and wellbeing, and more.


HIV Treatment & Prevention

Community-Led Monitoring

Community Led monitoring supports and trains members of directly affected communities to carry out routine, ongoing monitoring of the quality and accessibility of HIV treatment and prevention services. Data collected by such activities will be imperative in order to analyse and translate the data into improved service provision, better understand the demand-side push factors and appeal various health services, to identify barriers and impediments to client satisfaction, to improve staff accountability and performance management and ultimately, increase patient retention, epidemic control and the efficiency of health service provision.


Men & HIV Dialogues

Lisango Letemphilo

Kwakha Indvodza (‘Building a Man’) is in partnership with The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) is implementing a Men and HIV
project titled, ‘‘Lisango Letemphilo”: This intervention engages boys and men through dialogues. The dialogues are taking place in different constituencies,
with men from particular rural and urban communities, workplaces and other settings identified to capture a representative cross-section of Swazi male voices
and experiences on HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment and social stigma programming. The project also seeks to engage 40 policy makers
parliamentarians/Legislators through a high-level meeting and leadership Capacity Building Retreat on HIV prevention.


Emalungelo Lamasha

Umhlaba Lomusha

The ARISA project is all about “umhlaba lomusha, emalungelo lamasha” this means “new world, new rights”. The program entails the development of a systematic review focusing on the recently enacted Computer Crime and Cyber Crime Act which seeks to regulate cyberspace and strengthen cybersecurity in Eswatini. It advocates for the revision and analysis of this legislation in order to better protect and uphold the rights and freedoms of Emaswati in the digital world.


The Chance Is Yours

Litfuba Ngelakho

In collaboration with The European Union, the Litfuba Ngelakho Project (The Chance is Yours) works closely with at risk young men at 3 critical life stages: before , during and after they have come into conflict with the law. This project mentors 15-29 year old men through youth-friendly interventions in the community and correctional facilities, as well as supporting young ex-offenders as they reintegrate back into society.


The Good Dad Campaign

Babe Locotfo

Babe Locotfo (The Good Dad Campaign), is a social media and in-person awareness campaign on positive fatherhood. Kwakha Indvodza through this campaign positively engages Eswatini men by actively encouraging and emphasizing the importance of a father’s role in the family. The campaign uses visuals and fatherhood trainings to inspire positive fatherhood in the country and encourage father-figures of all kinds to play an active role in their children’s lives.


The Good Dad Campaign


Kwakha Indvodza’s #Me4U campaign uses social media to challenge stereotypes and have important discussions on gender based violence and mental health. The project highlights some of the norms and practices which perpetuate gender based violence and targets Swati men to break stereotypes and stigmas associated with mental health and toxic images and ideas of masculinity.


It’s Up To Us Men

Seyetfu Majaha

The Seyetfu Majaha (It’s Up To Us Men) project aims to scale up access male circumcision, HIV testing and treatment services to improve treatment retention amongst men to achieve the national target for HIV prevention. Focused on the Manzini and Lubombo region, this project works with communities to create male –friendly spaces that make men more comfortable accessing HIV prevention services and health care in general.


It’s Up To Us Men

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The Seyetfu Majaha (It’s Up To Us Men) project aims to scale up access male circumcision, HIV testing and treatment services to improve treatment retention amongst men to achieve the national target for HIV prevention. Focused on the Manzini and Lubombo region, this project works with communities to create male –friendly spaces that make men more comfortable accessing HIV prevention services and health care in general.


TB In The Mining Sector


Also known as TIMS, this initiative is aimed at reducing TB in Eswatini by targeting miners, ex-miners and their families. The project conducts community mapping to assess the health status of the community’s current and former mine wokers, including providing prevention messaging, screening for TB and silicosis diagnosis and referrals to treatment at specialist health facilities. In collaboration with SAfAIDS and other regional partners, Kwakha Indvodza is implementing this project in the Lubombo region.


Three-Day Camp


Kwakha Indvodza’s Lihawu (Shield) Male Mentoring Camp is a fun three-day camp for 15-29 year old young men who are ready to take responsibility for their lives. Through a youth friendly multi focused approach, emajaha engage in discussions on relationships, consent and sexual reproductive health and rights. Participants are given comprehensive life skills courses which encourage positive masculinity, responsible and respectful adulthood. At the end of their journey Emajaha are offered a package of male health services.


Future Champions

Sivuno Sakusasa

Sivuno Sakusa Project (Future Champions) in siSwati contributes to the reduction of gender based violence in Eswatini. The project engages young men and boys (in and out of school) to challenge the social norms which perpetuate gender inequality and oppress the sexual and reproductive health and rights of women and girls. The project also incorporates Eswatini’s newly enacted Sexual Offenses and Domestic Violence Act in all boot-camps and advocacy activities.


Breakthrough Action Project


Kwakha Indvodza’s partnership with Johns Hopkins Breakthrough Action targets over 10 000 men aged 20-39 per annum with a comprehensive male-friendly HIV prevention package. Sessions include sensitization on HIV and GBV awareness, HIV testing services and referrals to health services such as voluntary medical circumcision(VMMC), STI and other medical tests.


The Decision Is Yours

Sincumo Ngesakho

Sincumo Ngesakho Project (The Decision Is Yours) is in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, USAIDS, CDC and VMMC service providers. We travel across the country sharing information on circumcision as a means of HIV prevention, addressing misconceptions and guiding young men and boys through the process.

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