Educating one person, saves many from HIV

by Fundacion SiFuturo
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Educating one person, saves many from HIV
Educating one person, saves many from HIV
Educating one person, saves many from HIV
Educating one person, saves many from HIV
Educating one person, saves many from HIV


The purpose of this project is to educate 1500 adolescents and their teachers in rural areas near to Medellin about HIV/AIDs and how to prevent it. The proyect Includes: 1) Set up workshops to address the social and medical aspects of HIV 2) An Art Exhibitions with pieces collected from urban and rural artists 3) A video that includes the important aspects to prevent HIV. 4) A traveling educational exhibition that reinforces the concepts transmitted through the workshops.

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The main problem in Colombia is that the number of cases of HIV/AIDs is increasing each year whereas worldwide it is decreasing. The adolescents living in rural areas near to Medellin have an increased risk to acquire the infection, as they have less access to information or health promotion campaigns compared with children/adolescents who live in bigger cities such as Medellin.


Educating people: Educating one person, saves many from HIV. Our proposal is setting up several workshops leaded by psychologists and health workers, who will teach the social and medical concepts of HIV to students and teachers. Then they can replicate the information together a video and educative exhibition. Our second proposal is an artistic exhibition, where people can learn and raise awareness through Art about HIV and how it impacts people's life.

Long-Term Impact

Our hope is to reduce the number of cases of HIV/AIDs in the long run, in rural areas around Medellin. If the students and teachers are educated about the infection, they can share their knowledge with their friends, family and another students. This will mean that the message would spread within their communities reducing the HIV cases in the future. Another potential long-term effect is the hope that the acceptance for HIV/AIDs will increase.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).


Organization Information

Fundacion SiFuturo

Location: Medellin - Colombia
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @fsifuturo
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Fundación SiFuturo
Medellin , Colombia
$3,902 raised of $10,000 goal
66 donations
$6,098 to go
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