Health
 Uganda
Project #3289

MOBILIZING COMMUNITY ACTION ON AIDS IN UGANDA

by The Little Shoulders Education Trust - LITSHED

Summary

This project seeks to fight against HIV/AIDS in Jinja by means of Awareness Raising and Voluntary Counseling and Testing campaigns
$100
total raised
1
donor
0
monthly donors
6
years active

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

Solution

The organization will organize HIV/AIDS Awareness Raising Campaigns and Voluntary Counseling and Testing. It will also carry out Home Based Care

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

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Excel file (projdoc.xls).

Resources

http:/​/​www.freetocharities.org.uk/​litshed
The Little Shoulders Education Trust

Organization Information

The Little Shoulders Education Trust - LITSHED

Location: Jinja, Eastern - Uganda
Website: http:/​/​www.freetocharities.org.uk/​litshed
Project Leader:
Joseph Z. Mukungu
Founder
Jinja, Uganda

Funded Project!

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.
   

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