This project seeks to fight against HIV/AIDS in Jinja by means of Awareness Raising and Voluntary Counseling and Testing campaigns
What is the issue, problem, or challenge?
HIV prevalence rate in Jinja District is about 8% higher than the national average of 6.4%. This is a cause of concern and requires interventions. The project is targeting the HIV/AIDS prevalence in the rural communities in Jinja District and will be directed towards promotion of "safer sex" practices, Voluntary Counseling and Testing, information with audio-visual equipment, improvement in the care of HIV infected and AIDS patients and prevention of mother-to-child transmission
How will this project solve this problem?
The organization will organize HIV/AIDS Awareness Raising Campaigns and Voluntary Counseling and Testing. It will also carry out Home Based Care
Potential Long Term Impact
This project will contribute to a reduced HIV prevalence in 12 villages in Jinja District with a projected catchment population of 5000 people, children,men and women
Total Funding Received to Date: $100
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 $100 . The original project funding goal was $12,000.