Grassroots Empowerment Initiative (GEMINI)

GEMINI seeks to empower and build the capacity of marginalized communities through information-sharing, skills-building and training to enable them make informed choices.

Encourage Rural Communities Know their HIV Status

Encourage Rural Communities Know their HIV Status
Artistes perform during a Know Your Status Campaign-successful role models are effective in influencing behaviour change (view small | med | large | orig)

Encourage Rural Communities Know their HIV Status

Encourage Rural Communities Know their HIV Status
A model takes to the catwalk during an outreach campaign to raise awareness on HIV. Current studies show that only 2million out of the country's 30million people know their HIV status (view small | med | large | orig)

Encourage Rural Communities Know their HIV Status

Encourage Rural Communities Know their HIV Status
A GEMINI volunteer speaks to the press during a Know Your Status campaign (view small | med | large | orig)

Encourage Rural Communities Know their HIV Status

Encourage Rural Communities Know their HIV Status
A GEMINI volunteer addresses the crowd during a campaign on HIV testing: Studies indicate that over 86% of Kenyans are willing to visit a VCT center to be tested for HIV...but the centers are so few. (view small | med | large | orig)

Encourage Rural Communities Know their HIV Status

Encourage Rural Communities Know their HIV Status
Mobile Voluntary Counseling & Testing is a new concept in Kenya spearheaded by GEMINI in the fight against HIV. With only 2million Kenyans out of 30m knowing their HIV status, it is imperative for more people to be tested and provided with treatment (view small | med | large | orig)