Supporting People with HIV/AIDS in Kenya

 
$3,304
$38,348
Raised
Remaining

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Note: These stories talk about the same issues that this project addresses, but are not necessarily about this specific project.

Stop Stigmatization On Aids

By a female, 31-45 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of Stop stigmatization on AIDS HIV/AIDS is an issue currently manace in many paris of the country. Many people have so far infected by the virus with or without their knowledge. Today those affected are adviced on how to cop with the issue of stigmatizaton in the society since they are considered immoral. By the virtue of being affected they are seen as an outcast in the community. An organization currently visited three groups of people living with HIV/AIDS and made numeraous step in the same . Villagers were mobilized to attend aworkshop on HIV/AIDS that comprised of both affected and not affected societal members to discus among them issues of stopping stigmatization, protection and have to abstain from unprotected sex. BY the end of the meeting many participants had vowed to be abide by the teaching and that they were encourage. Read more.
Related to project keywords: participants, living hiv/aids, country, society, groups

Gender Equality

By a female, 16-21 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of Gender equality Many women have from time to time been mistreated in their homes. Many have suffered alot and in even some cases they have ended dying just because of domestic voilence. In my society, this perspective started changing several civil society organisations started visiting and on various occassions teaching people about gender equality. One significant organization was WEAEP which has immensely changed the mindset of various individuals. They have constantly been educating the people,moreso the men on the need of upholding gender equality and its benefits. Men have changed their way of looking at things and are now treating women right considering their rights. Read more.
Related to project keywords: perspective, significant, society, need, individuals

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Organization

ICA:UK

Manchester, United Kingdom
http://www.ica-uk.org.uk/

Project Leader

Jonathan Dudding

London, United Kingdom

Where is this project located?

Map of Supporting People with HIV/AIDS in Kenya