Some programmes initiated and run by Frepals include:
a) Reproductive health Care services
c) Preventive = Maternal child health care services ( immunization
of under five (5))
d) Promotive – Environmental Rehabilitation & sanitation
e) P.M.T.C.T – Prevention mother to child transmission of
f) V.C.T. program
g) Micro finance
h) Operating theatre.
Never the less the resources have been scarce and it has been
difficult to make ends meet in the running of these activities
because our clients are unable to pay for services rendered. It
is with this regard that Frepals appeals to well wishers, organizations
and volunteer doctors, nurses to come on board and support some
of the activities towards the realization of its goals and objectives.
(A) Feeding programme for infected/affected mother
This programme is designed to assist and support infected/affected
mothers in their livelihood and nutritional supplements. The specific
activities in this programme include; provision of milk, baby
porridge, beans, rice, maize flour and cooking fat. Other activities
includes facilitation of seminars and workshops, home based care,
psychological support, occupational therapy and micro credit finance
(Income generating act ivies).
(B) Reproductive health care services
Antenatal and postnatal case programme. This activities in this
programme includes; Prevention of mother to child transmission
of HIV/AIDS, family planning, immunization of under five (5) child
growth monitoring, case screening among others. These ensure update
and on time intervention procedures in the case of any ill health
hence facilitating appropriate preventive measures.
(C) Adolescent and youth rehabilitation programme
Frepals is committed to the rescue and rehabilitation of youths
and teenagers in the slums. In this respect the project has initiated
peer education forums, seminars and workshops on issues affecting
their lives adversely. This enhances productivity and social economic
(D) Environmental rehabilitation and sanitation programme.
Toward this end, Frepals is committed toward facilitation of
garbage collection, building community toilets, provision of clean
drinking water, clean up campaigns, education and information
giving. This is basically targeted toward reduction of communicable
(E) Curative and preventive measures.
Following periodical outbreaks of communicable disease and preventive
measures, preventive measures are given priority and implemented
through communication education and information giving. This has
contributed to effective and reduction of treatment costs and
improving of health status of the target groups. Curative measures
are executed for these preventive measures and have reduced considerably
due to on time screening, diagnosing and treatment.
(F) HIV/AIDS SERVICES AND PMTCT (Prevention mother to
child transmission of HIV/AIDS)
This is a major programme at Frepals. It caters for both infected
and the affected giving support services, advices and education.
Frepals have indulged in an upgraded campaign towards making HIV/AIDS
awareness and encouraging the target groups to volunteer for counseling
and testing. This has been very successful.