BBM operates playgroups in five Kgatleng District villages, serving more than 130 children. The playgroups provide nutritional support, early literacy instruction, motor skills development, and growth monitoring. BBM also offers classes for parents and caregivers.
Providing Support to Young Mothers and HIV-Affected Families
Each month, BBM’s Community Service Providers visit hundreds of households affected by HIV to provide antiretroviral treatment adherence support and referrals, psychosocial and nutritional counseling, and skills development for babies and toddlers.
BBM also helps young women (24 and under) strengthen their parenting skills, improve their and their children’s physical and mental health, increase their financial self-sufficiency, and prevent HIV/AIDS and unplanned pregnancies.
Through the Women’s Empowerment Legacy program, BBM helps vulnerable women build skills in savings, credit, entrepreneurship, and gender equality so that they can increase their financial and social independence and family stability.
Life Skills for Youth
BBM provides life skills education to adolescents at four junior secondary schools in Kgatleng District. Instruction focuses on financial literacy, comprehensive sexuality and reproductive health education, HIV, relationships, and gender to empower them to be productive and resilient.