A COMMUNITY BASED NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION SERVING THE NEEDS OF NATIVE PACIFIC ISLANDERS
PROJECT TAUSI FEAGAIGA (Covenant Keeper) is funded by the Administration for Native Americans through a partnership of the Pacific Youth and Community Development, University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine and Hope House, a residential care facility administered by the Catholic Diocese Samoa Pago Pago. We are a training and employment services project for home and community based service providers.
5 YEAR PRIMARY OBJECTIVES:
(1) To provide 40 hours of training and education followed by ten months of hands-on experiential learning to 20 community and home based interns by the end of Year 1;
(2) To provide 40 hours of Basic Level skill development and 800 hours of mentoring, job training and coaching for 100 family and non-family caregivers in residential care and private home settings by the end of Year 5;
(3) To employ 30 community and home-based service providers through public and private service agencies, microbusinesses or self-employment by the end of Year 5.
The estimated number of people to be served as a result of this project is: 120 Community and Home-Based Service Providers; 1,000 handicapped, disabled, elderly individuals.
To increase the number of skilled community and home-based service providers in order to expand American Samoa’s participation in the health care industry to improve the quality of life for the handicapped and disabled by increasing access to healthcare services.
Estimated number of people to be served as a result of the award of this grant: 120 Community & Home-Based Service Providers; 1,000 handicapped, disabled and elderly individuals.
“To build local capacity through training, education and professional certification”
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