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Encourage Rural Communities Know their HIV Status

 
$120
$24,880
Raised
Remaining

Summary

The project seeks to reach out to an estimated 3,000 high-risk and vulnerable people who are unable to access health facilities to know their HIV status and thus seek treatment and social care.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

The campaign will use mobile caravans to reach out to otherwise unreachable populations in rural areas and other high-risk urban settings. Clients will be tested for HIV and referred to health institutions where they will receive further treatment. GEMINI will then establish Home-Based care models that will offer nursing, clinical and psychosocial support to HIV+ persons

How will this project solve this problem?

We will test clients for HIV through mobile clinics and also provide post-test services e.g. antiretroviral drugs, home-based care and psychosocial support

Potential Long Term Impact

The project will enable 3,000 people to know their HIV status and facilitate their access to treatment, home-based care and psychosocial support, facilitate training of 50 health workers on Home-Based care and formation of 12 social support groups

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $120

Funding Information

This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.

Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $120 .  The original project funding goal was $25,000.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

Funded

Thanks to 2 donors like you, a total of $120 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Organization

Grassroots Empowerment Initiative (GEMINI)

ELDORET, RIFT VALLEY PROVINCE, Kenya

Project Leader

Stella Amojong

Program Coordinator
Eldoret, RIFT VALLEY PROV Kenya

Where is this project located?

Map of Encourage Rural Communities Know their HIV Status
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