Supporting People with HIV/AIDS in Kenya

 
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  • Supporting People with HIV/AIDS in Kenya has made updates to their project page.
    • 1 year ago
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  • Supporting People with HIV/AIDS in Kenya posted a progress report
    Planning the next stage
    By - Jonathon Dudding - Project Leader
    Thank you again to everyone who has donated to this project- we are now seeing this stage as complete. We have been able to use your donations to train and support Living Well facilitators in the Coastal Region of Kenya, improving the quality of life of people living with HIV and AIDS. We also ran a stigma workshop which...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Supporting People with HIV/AIDS in Kenya posted a progress report
    Increasing collaboration
    By - Jonathan Dudding - Director, International Programmes
    While the facilitators have continued their work with the support groups over the last few months, there have been two developments: 1. We piloted a scheme with Globalgiving to gather stories from the people who had attended the Stigma Reduction workshop by sending texts to a mobile phone portal on the internet. This worked...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Supporting People with HIV/AIDS in Kenya posted a progress report
    Continuing the fight against stigma
    By - Jonathan Dudding - Director, International Programmes, ICA:UK
    Since the anti-stigma workshop in July, participants have been reporting on their increased confidence, their greater readiness to know and inform people of their status and their ability to stand up to and change some of the negative attitudes and behaviour they experience from family and friends. One man reported on how...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Supporting People with HIV/AIDS in Kenya has received 2 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • Supporting People with HIV/AIDS in Kenya posted a progress report
    Reducing the stigma
    By - Jonathan Dudding, Beatrice Imali - Project Leaders
    In July 2012 SCR ran a two-day workshop for 30 people on stigma. The event was organised by three members of the Afya HIV Support Group. They achieved a mixed group of participants, made up of 25 people who have not overcome stigma while 5 of them have (to the extent that they are able to share their HIV status without fear...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Supporting People with HIV/AIDS in Kenya posted a progress report
    Planned training on HIV/AIDS stigma
    By - Jonathan Dudding - Director, International Programmes, ICA:UK
    At their last meeting, the HIV/AIDS facilitators identified stigma as being a major issue in the communities where they work. Despite all the efforts to raise awareness, and despite the progress made in the treatment of AIDS, people living with AIDS continue to face discrimination and disadvantage because of the negative...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Supporting People with HIV/AIDS in Kenya posted a progress report
    One year on, and...
    By - Jonathan Dudding - Director, International Programmes, ICA:UK
    In January 2012 a further meeting was held with some of the trained facilitators, who reported on what they had been able to achieve. All were able to tell how they had introduced the Living Well ideas to their own groups, how enthusiastic those people were, and how putting these ideas into practice had helped them deal...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Supporting People with HIV/AIDS in Kenya posted a progress report
    Ensuring HIV+ voices are heard
    By - Jonathan Dudding - Director, International Programmes, ICA:UK
    Although the initiative of working with HIV+ people in and around Mariakani started as a programme, SCR (our implementing partner) have now gone a step further by including some of the participants in their recent strategic planning process when the dirsction of the organisation was charted for the next 3-5 years. In this...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Supporting People with HIV/AIDS in Kenya has received 2 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Supporting People with HIV/AIDS in Kenya posted a progress report
    Preparing for the next phase
    By - Jonathan Dudding - Director, International Programmes, ICA:UK
    While the trained facilitators continue to work with the support groups, our partner in Kenya, Support for Community Response, has been through a strategic planning process in which ongoing work with the Positive Self Management programme was agreed as a priority. Discussions are now going on with the facilitators...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Supporting People with HIV/AIDS in Kenya posted a progress report
    Spreading the learning
    By - Jonathan Dudding - Director, International Programmes, ICA:UK
    The facilitators trained in January continue to be involved with their HIV+ support groups. At a review meeting held in May 2011, the facilitators reported that they have been able to train over 100 of their HIV+ friends and colleagues, focusing on issues such as drug adherence, use of condoms, disclosure and how to...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Supporting People with HIV/AIDS in Kenya posted a progress report
    First Training takes place
    By - Jonathan Dudding - Director, International Programmes, ICA:UK
    In January, the first training of HIV+ facilitators took place in Mariakani, near Mombasa, Kenya. Carried out by Beatrice Imali and Hellen Kagwiria, the training  designed to provide the seven participants with skills and techniques that help them to improve and maintain their physical and mental health. The...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Supporting People with HIV/AIDS in Kenya posted a progress report
    First Training Planned
    By - Jonathan Dudding - Director, International Programmes, ICA:UK
    The first training of 7 HIV+ facilitators is planned for the second week of January. The money raised through Globalgiving has been sent to Supporting Community Response, our partner in Kenya, and they are preparing to run a five-day training of facilitators, after which each facilitator will return to their own HIV+...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Supporting People with HIV/AIDS in Kenya has received 55 donations
    • 4 years ago
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  • Supporting People with HIV/AIDS in Kenya posted a progress report
    Working for the breakthrough
    By - Jonathan Dudding - Director, International Programmes, ICA:UK
    Two big developments over the summer- we are now registered on the Globalgiving US site, meaning our project is accessible to many more potential donors and supporters, and we have been using the results form our Globalgiving campaign as a basis for seeking further funding from Trusts and Foundations here in the UK. We are...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Supporting People with HIV/AIDS in Kenya posted a progress report
    Still fundraising
    By - Jonathan Dudding - Director, International Programmes, ICA:UK
    It is now 10 weeks since we began fundraising on Globalgiving, and we have managed to raise over £1,100 from 39 wonderful people! Exciting though this is, we still need more funding before we can get moving with the project and we need to identify 11 more donors by the end of July in order to be able to stay on the...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Supporting People with HIV/AIDS in Kenya has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 4 years ago
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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?

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