This project proposes to use the funding to assist the HIV positives in the identified slums of Nairobi in implementing the HIV prevention initiatives while supporting those in need of treatment within the community.
What is the issue, problem, or challenge?
Access to treatment and care is very essential for Prevention with Positives (PwP) not only with heterosexuals but with sexual minorities also living with HIV. Usually the stigma drives them further away from HIV prevention, treatment, care and support services. Stigma, homophobia and transphobia be addressed and tackled both at the individual and community levels to ensure increased access to HIV prevention messages as well as treatment and care among all the positive people is adhered to.
How will this project solve this problem?
Will effectively address holistically HIV related stigma and discrimination based on sexual orientation WIll use the grant to strengthen the Nairobi community in supporting implementing the HIV prevention initiatives reaching out to 8000 people.
Potential Long Term Impact
Increased access to HIV prevention messages,care and treatment by 5000 persons and their partners/families. Strengthen networks for advancing effective public health approach in our community of about 5000 people. Reduce stigma among the infected
This project has been retired and is no longer accepting donations.