Valini Leitch
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Family Awareness Consciousness Togetherness (FACT)

Profile 

FACT is a Non Governmental Organization based in Corriverton Corentyne Coast and has been functioning since 2000. FACT is dedicated to working closely with the core unit of society: families; in order to impact the community. They provide HIV counselling, family counselling and capacity building training.

Role in the Child Rights Alliance 

  • FACT will provide sensitization sessions, child care counselling and parenting skills education to residents of Region 5. They will target 2,000 children for sensitization sessions, 200 children for child care counselling and 175 children for parenting skills education.
  • FACT will engage regional stakeholders in both formal and informal sectors: Education, Welfare, Police, Health, Private Sector, Faith Based Organization and Community Leaders to form a regional network. This network will meet to discuss policies and procedures which can be put in place to protect children from abuse. The network will also assist in the sensitization and counselling efforts to increase awareness of child protection.

CRA Activities

  • FACT engaging Fort Wellington Police Youth Group in sensitization sessions.