Project Map

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Swadakta Dance Crew

Isibania

Tanzania - funded since dec 2013

Swadakta uses dance to create awareness about AIDS/HIV. Their project consists of a choreography and HIV prevention training for 20 young dancers who are then set to conduct dance outreaches and give several street performances that contain a safe sex message. Afterwards, audiences are invited to participate in street debates about safe sex and to get tested.

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CSO 'Equal Opportunities'

12 places in Tajikistan

Tajikistan - funded since dec 2013

Visiting 12 places in Tajikistan, Equal Opportunities has set up a road show that consists of two elements: a mobile theatre that will combine drama with healthy lifestyle messages and a ’living library’ that will provide visitors with information about specific sexual health related issues.

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Youth Service Organization (YSO)

Nyamagabe province

Rwanda - funded since dec 2013

YSO wants to empower rural out-of-school girls and young mothers and educate them about sexual health related topics using football. Combining the training of existing and new football teams and organising football tournaments with sexual education and HIV testing, YSO hopes to reach thousands of young girls.

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Rwanda Youth Voice for Change (RYVC)

Nyaguru, Nyamagabe and Huye provinces

Rwanda - funded since dec 2013

RYVC is a group of university students that wants to educate and sensistise members of the indigenous Batwa community about HIV and improve knowledge about condom use and sexual rights by setting up teaching sessions, creating 60 anti-AIDS clubs and organising poetry competitions.

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Semper Musica Association

various towns in rural Romania

Romania - funded since dec 2013

‘Just ME!’ is a project targeted at secondary school students from 6 small towns in Romania. Through interactive theatre, the creation of a comic book and a website with information about sexuality and safe sex it aims to bring them in touch with topics that are still taboo in rural Romania.

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JUST ME! WEBSITE

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Africa Inland Church (AIC)

Gilgil

Kenya - funded since dec 2013

AIC aims to educate young (motor)bike taxi drivers about HIV by conducting street level outreaches and organising bike races and football competitions. Their project also includes trainings that apart from safe sex also focus on traffic safety and entrepreneurship.

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'Sangamam' Women's Group

Kerala State

India - funded since dec 2013

Sangamam uses a popular tribal dance song and adapts its lyrics so that it contains a discrete yet strong safe sex message. After a dance workshop, various groups of tribal girls will then perform the dance at festivals in their local villages.

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Cercle des Jeunes Femmes (CJFemmes)

Fizi - South-Kivu

DRC - funded since dec 2013

CJFemmes (Circle Girls) is a group of young women that works with young mine labourers in the gold mining town of Misisi, where many people are involved in commercial sex work. Through peer education, film and theatre they want to teach people about HIV and safe sex.

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Enfants d'Afrique

Adamaoua, Nord and Extreme-Nord regions

Cameroun - funded since dec 2013

Enfants d’Afrique (Children of Africa) aims to reach 800 blind, deaf and blind-deaf youngsters in northern Cameroon and provide them with safe sex education by creating audio modules and information leaflets about sexual health related issues in braille.

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Guangzhou Jiaoyang Youth Gay Center (GJYGC)

Guangzhou

China - Funded since dec 2013

With the creation of an online platform GJYGC hopes to reach 5,000 gay men in the Guangzhou area and beyond. Visitors have access to e-learning material about sexual health issues and can receive online advice and counselling.

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Men with Social Mission (MSM) Armenia

Yerevan and 10 other regions

Armenia - funded since december 2013

MSM Armenia aims to create awareness about sexual health, sexual orientation and human rights by setting up small scale seminars, peer education sessions and organising workshops with representatives of health service providers, universities and the police.

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ACOME

Caldas

Colombia - funded since December 2013

The project ‘Educasex: HIV Thinking for All’ is initiated by members of the Colombian Medical Student Association (ACOME) and aims to reach 2,000 young people in 6 municipalities in the Caldas region and educate them about safe sex and HIV prevention. The students will also be distributing condoms and setting up stands in public spaces such as night clubs where teenagers can exchange cigarettes for condoms.

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AfyAfrika

Narok

Kenya - grant finished

AfyAfrika works with young sex workers and their clients and educates them about HIV prevention, human rights, sexual health, condom use, safer sex, and accessing health services. They also target establishment operators and staff, taxi drivers, police and local authorities with HIV prevention information.

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Busunga Mbubupa Youth Group

Binga

Zimbabwe - funded since Dec 2012

The Busunga Mbubupa Youth Group raises HIV prevention awareness through monthly theatre performances at public places and schools. Busunga also organises football tournaments, during which they disseminate HIV prevention messages, and holds film screenings at its drop-in centre.

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Do JuSTIce

Nebraska

USA - funded since Dec 2012

Do JuSTIce gives students from the University of Nebraska Medical Centre the opportunity to provide STI and HIV prevention education to young detainees through presentations and individual counselling and testing sessions. In this way, students benefit from interacting with adolescents from diverse backgrounds whilst at the same time help spreading safer sexual practices.

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Chasing Zero

Oxford

United Kingdom - funded since Dec 2012

Chasing Zero, a group of (former) university students, aims to spread awareness about HIV prevention and safe sex among students across the UK. The team trains peer educators, delivers awareness campaigns at schools and universities, distributes party bags with information and condoms and attends several festivals where they spread HIV prevention messages. In addition, Chasing Zero has a regular ice cream stand in Oxford where students sell ice cream for the charity.

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Reach a Hand Uganda

Kampala and Wasiko

Uganda - funded since Dec 2012

Reach a Hand Uganda has set up a behaviour change campaign targeted at young people aged 15 to 24. By organising school outreaches, using drama, discussions and inviting local celebrities to give inspirational talks, Reach a Hand aims to empower young people and help them to make informed choices in life.

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Kasweta Self Help Group

Kapoeta

South Sudan - funded since Dec 2012

Working in camps for victims of the civil war, Kasweta trains young people to become peer educators and organises theatre performances in order to inform people on early pregnancy, early sexual debut and HIV prevention. Counselling also forms a large component of the project for those who have felt the impact of the civil war.

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Women's Empowerment Organisation (WEO)

Multan

Pakistan - funded since Dec 2012

Targeting young women in the textile and brick kiln industries, WEO trains 200 young women as peer educators to help spread their HIV prevention knowledge to their colleagues. Alongside this, WEO distributes posters to raise HIV awareness.
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Improved Youth Health Initiative (IYHI)

Enugu and Anambra states

Nigeria - funded since Dec 2012

The ‘Link a Youth’ project targets two states, Enugu and Anambra and aims to reduce the HIV prevalence and discrimination amongst young men who have sex with men. IYHI does this through training peer educators, organising workshops on sexual reproductive health rights and setting up a community centre which will distribute condoms and lubricants.

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Jovenes promotores por la VIH de Guadalajara

Guadalajara

Mexico - funded since dec 2012

With the help of the MTV Staying Alive Foundation, Jovenes Promotores have initiated an integrated PR campaign called ’5 ways to love yourself’, which targets young people in Guadalajara. The campaign covers issues such as having safe sex, getting tested and making independent and healthy decisions on your sex life.

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Uncensored Community HIV/AIDS Reproductive Health Empowerment (U-CARE)

Calabar

Nigeria - funded since dec 2012

The U-CARE project, aimed at university students, trains peer facilitators who target each faculty within the university. Four special events are held throughout the year to increase HIV transmission knowledge for 2500 students which includes theatre.
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FOCCAD

Nkhotakota

Malawi - funded since dec 2012

Targeting fishing communities and urban slum settlements, FOCCAD organises arts, theatre and sports competitions to educate adolescent girls and boys about HIV prevention and provide them with the opportunity to get tested.

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Men Against AIDS Youth Group (MAAYGO)

Kisumu

Kenya - funded since dec 2012

This project is tailored to meet the needs of young MSM and MSM sex workers to reduce HIV prevalence. The project activities include peer educating, distributing 4000 lubricants and condoms and moonlight voluntary counselling and testing.
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Amazing Youth Centre (AYC)

Kiambu

Kenya - funded since dec 2012

The ‘Breaking Down the Walls’ project set up by AYC aims to spread awareness about HIV among male prisoners by training young detainees and prison wards as peer educators. AYC also organises dance, rap, singing and poem competitions at detention centres that incorporate a strong HIV prevention message.

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Where Talent Lives (WTL)

Kilifi

Kenya - funded since dec 2012

Where Talent Lives have set up the ‘Keep fit. Keep safe’ project, which uses Taekwondo to link young drug users with HIV prevention messages. They train former drug users as peer educators and use Taekwondo outreach sessions to address stigma and discrimination towards young injecting drug users and HIV positive people.

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Lao Youth AIDS Prevention Project (LYAP)

Champasak

Laos - funded since dec 2012

LYAP targets young transgenders and men who have sex with men through peer educator training. They conduct outreaches and group discussions on HIV transmission, prevention and condom use.

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Shadows and Clouds

5 cities

Macedonia - funded since dec 2012

Shadows and Clouds trains young peer educators in five different cities in Macedonia and teaches them how to combine shadow theatre performances with effective safe sex messages. They also plan to create a youth art/education corner that should function as a hub for young people interested in art and sexual health issues.

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Viva Education of Drugs and HIV/AIDS (VEDHA)

Surabaya

Indonesia - funded since dec 2012

The 'Schools Caring for HIV/AIDS' project target students through cinematography training in a bid to promote positive HIV messaging and encourage creativity of students in film making on health issues. VEDHA also involve students in interactive theatre.
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Move Ahead Women

Kerala

India - funded since dec 2012

This interactive project is aimed at rural college girls, and involves a relay campaign that incorporates HIV prevention activities. The relay will travel from college to college covering 45 schools in total. They aim to reach 300 girls in each college.
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Club Leadership AnnViv (CLA)

Port-au-Prince

Haiti - funded since dec 2012

This project uses citizen journalists and radio programs to communicate HIV prevention and awareness. CLA aims to increase the knowledge of HIV among six disadvantaged neighbourhoods in Port-au-Prince. Kindly supported by David Parkhill and Josie O'Reilly
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HACEP

Tamale Metropolis

Ghana - funded since dec 2012

HACEP broadcasts monthly radio phone-in programmes called Me&You. Each programme is 45 minutes in length and offers the chance to openly discuss sexual health issues.
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GFV-VIH

Baraka

DRC - funded since Dec 2012

The Group of Women Living with HIV project promotes a healthy lifestyle for young people living with HIV and offers HIV prevention information to those at risk in the mining areas of Mukera Makma site and Baraka.
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AFCIG

Bamenda

Cameroon - funded since Dec 2012

The 'Play Safe' project incorporates a 3-day sensitization training for 60 DJs and radio presenters as peer educators in 20 leisure facilities in a bid to promote safe sex practices. They produce and broadcast interactive radio programs.
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YUWA

Kathmandu

Nepal - funded since Dec 2011

The project targets young people throughout Nepal by using a Red Ribbon Caravan that travels around the country spreading HIV and sexual reproductive health messaging in five different languages.
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Bué Fixe

Amadora

Portugal - funded since dec 2009

Portugal has one of the highest rates of HIV infection in Western Europe. Bue Fixe is tackling health and social issues in the most deprived areas of Lisbon through an innovative media campaign, giving young African migrants life-saving information.
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United Youth for Rwanda Development (UYRD)

Eastern Province

Rwanda - funded since dec 2011

Targeting young men in prisons, this project offers education and awareness on HIV/AIDS, along with basic reproductive health information with voluntary counselling and testing. They use documentary screenings about real life prisoners and their daily struggles with drug use and men who have sex with men. Teaching sessions follow on from the screenings, with condom and lubricant distribution.

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Medical Students Association of Rwanda (MEDSAR)

Rwanda - funded since dec 2009

HIV information and voluntary counselling and testing sessions are carried out during football tournaments, along with peer education training focusing on police and security forces as well as soldiers.

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Youth Theatre Light

Samara Region

Russia - funded since dec 2009

Youth Theatre Light trains volunteers to perform drama within schools. They target five different localities and the certified theatre trainers are from these communities. They recruit other students to be trained during summer school to increase their volunteer base and continue on the performances.

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Otrazheniye

Kemerovo

Russia - funded since june 2009

The organisation creates clubs in colleges and high schools where they train students on peer education and HIV prevention messaging. They distribute posters and educational materials and organise ongoing film screenings at three events throughout the year.

 

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Somaliland National Youth Peer Network (SYPN)

Wajaale

Somaliland - funded since dec 2009

Despite implementing this project in a conservative society, SYPN promote condom use as much as possible among young people. They reach out to youths through theatre based peer education in high schools, organise ongoing HIV/AIDS school clubs and produce radio talk shows.

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Somali Youth and Students Association (SYSA)

Puntland

Somalia - funded since dec 2009

The project targets young internally displaced people, with a focus on sex workers. SYSA organise awareness raising workshops, organise behavioural change communication sessions on the facts on HIV and produce an ongoing radio programming reaching out to internally displaced persons and transactional sex workers.

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Association pour le Developpement et Amitié (ADA)

Tovego

Toga - funded since dec 2009

ADA strengthen the capacity of peer educators and constantly train new peer educators who organise debates, film screenings and theatre presentations in eight villages. They also organise radio shows on a local radio station and distribute condoms every month in each village.

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Support AIDS Widows and Orphans (SWAPO)

Pader District

Uganda - funded since dec 2009

The ‘Positive But Able’ project targets young people with a focus on former child soldiers and conducts monthly HIV counselling and testing outreaches, holds monthly HIV/AIDS sensitization meetings in the community using drama and video shows and consistently offers a three-day life-skills training for youths living with HIV.

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Dance4Life

Hanoi

Vietnam - funded since june 2009

The ‘Dance4Life’ project uses dance and drama to teach students about HIV prevention and stigma. Workshops are held by famous comedians, rap artists and dance groups. Students take charge of the Dance4Life activities in their own schools and become ‘agents 4 change’ – becoming actively involved in HIV prevention education.

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Youth Advocates Zimbabwe (YAZ)

Chitungwiza

Zimbabwe - funded since dec 2010

The group targets youth both in and out of school and sex workers through drama and music to help raise awareness of HIV and AIDS and tackle stigma and discrimination. YAZ hosts events led by sex workers in the community on consistent condom use; the risk of positive infection and alternative livelihoods, HIV prevention services and sexual and reproductive health rights for young people.

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E2SD Akorede

Cotonou

Benin - funded since dec 2009

The project called “Ecoles Sans Sida au Benin” (Schools without AIDS in Benin) targets young people in schools and a university in 2 areas; Cotonou and Abomey-Calavi. They reach out to ten high schools and one university with awareness raising activities including film screenings and debates.

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QANRAYKU

Bolivia

Santa Cruz - funded since dec 2009

QANRAYKU are in the final year of their SAF grant and target indigenous people in rural areas. They are currently training additional people by peer educators who have been previously trained by the organisation. They continue to organise awareness festivals and distribute educational material.

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Social Care Volunteer Group

Mandalay

Burma - funded since dec 2009

The project has been supported by SAF since December 2008 and SCVG continue to reach out to students through drama performances, youth forums and student workshops. They are continuing with peer education and condom distribution.

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PHD (People Health Development Association)

Phnom Penh

Cambodia - funded since dec 2010

PHD train university students as peer educators and establish ‘youth centres’ at three campuses. The peer educators reach out to students through face-face interaction, condom distribution, workshops and provide counselling via PHDs hotline.

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GLOWA (Global Welfare Association)

Bamenda

Cameroon - funded since dec 2010

GLOWA reaches out to young people who have been victims of chid trafficking and child labour. Their project activities include testing events, using various media to raise awareness about HIV, distributing educational materials, ongoing local advocacy and targeting community service providers on the sexual needs of marginalized young people.

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Association des Jeunes Educateurs pour le Développement (AJED)

Kinshasa

DRC - funded since dec 2009

The project targets young people living in the street and young sex workers. They conduct mobile HIV testing, organise focus group discussions, distribute condoms, produce a quarterly radio programme and organise awareness sessions through dance, theatre and football.

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Student Scientific Society (SSS)

Cairo

Egypt - funded since dec 2010

The Student Scientific Society’s have created an Arabic website that provides information for teenagers about HIV, sex, and female genital mutilation in a safe and anonymous environment. They train young people who answer questions posted on the website.

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WillWay

Accra

Ghana - funded since dec 2009

WillWay Africa target young people living in rural Ghana and screen outdoor film shows on HIV awareness, hold football galas, conduct mobile confidential HIV testing, condom promotion and distribution and hold inter-school quiz competitions. The project also focuses on peer education.

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The Dove Foundation

Varanasi

India - funded since dec 2010

The project targets rickshaw pullers who are trained as peer educators on HIV prevention and condom use. Behaviour change campaigns are executed in several districts with the educational materials created by the rickshaw pullers themselves.

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Human Touch

Nagpur

India - funded since June 2009

The project targets girls living in rural areas where they train them as peer educators and form ‘Kishori Sabhas’ (youth clubs). They organise monthly games, community events focusing on stigma and discrimination and encourage young pregnant women to be tested for HIV.

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Amra Padatik

Kolkata

India - funded since june 2009

This peer education project is aimed at young people brought up by sex workers who live in Kolkata. The group uses community theatre groups that perform ‘magnet theatre’, organise dialogue forums and create wall paintings in their community relaying HIV prevention messaging.

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Utkal Network for People Living With HIV (UNP+)

Cuttak

India - funded since dec 2009

The project targets people living with HIV and eliminates the stigma associated around living with HIV. UNP+ reaches out to out of school youths through their youth centre where they organise events, advocate for the rights of people living with HIV and sensitize the media on ‘positive’ reporting techniques.

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AYOMI

Banda Aceh

Indonesia - funded since dec 2009

AYOMI works with the transgender community, who otherwise wouldn’t receive preventative information about HIV and AIDS. They organise trainings focusing on communication and condom negotiation and distribute condoms and educational materials among other things.

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Youth Organisation for Upliftment (YOU)

Jamaica - funded since dec 2010

Thirteen secondary schools are targeted with HIV information messages through music, radio an fashion. Students create clothing lines for a campaign, conduct interactive radio discussions and teach students about HIV prevention through trained peer educators.

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Young Maasai Cultural Development Initiative (YOMACDI)

Oletukat Village

Kenya - funded since dec 2011

“Project Dance2Change” uses traditional Maasai cultural dances to pass on HIV and AIDS messaging, and targets morans (young Maasai men), young Maasai women and young livestock traders. They conduct outreach performances in four market areas followed by in-depth facilitated discussions on condom use.

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TACI (Transformative Agents of Change Initiatives)

Kisumu

Kenya - funded since dec 2009

The final year of their SAF grant, TACI offer a ‘Training the Trainers’ program to their peer educators, who carry out sustainable HIV awareness and education among the youth in the community. They organise social events in public markets and offer confidential HIV testing.

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Takieng Lao Community Theatre Group

Vientiance

Laos - funded since dec 2009

The Takieng Lao Community Theatre Group specialises in theatre and puppetry. They peer educate young leaders, actors and puppeteers on HIV prevention and perform theatre and puppetry in schools and universities in the capital.

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Girls Empowerment Network

Blantyre

Malawi - funded since june 2009

GENET’s project is aimed at young girls in five localities, where they conduct five girl empowerment and skill building sessions, use monthly radio segments to educate on HIV prevention, train youth leaders on sexual reproductive health and provide ongoing counselling in the young girls.

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CISTE ‘Certitude’

Balti

Moldova - funded since dec 2010

The “HIV Aware! Be Empowered Act Positively” project targets ten new villages each year with outreach activities. They target local bus and train stations in Balti city with condoms, free HIV information material, and offer free confidential voluntary counselling and testing for young people within the city.

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Social Service, Awareness Raising and Advocacy for Tranquillity and Humanity (SAATH)

Kathmandu

Nepal - funded since dec 2009

SAATH raises HIV and AIDS awareness through a monthly radio program called The Human Face, targeting students, women’s groups, mother groups and youth groups by incorporating street and community drama in different areas of Nepal.

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SAHAYATRA

Nepalgunj

Nepal - funded since dec 2009

The project target young people living in rural areas and focuses on network building and policy advocacy. They train peer educators who organise events in their local communities and include educational materials and condom distribution. They hold ongoing football tournaments and incorporate community awareness days.

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Y-Peer

Pakistan - funded since dec 2009

Y-Peer train marginalised young people as peer educators in villages surrounding Lahore where they target commercial sex workers, drug users, men who have sex with men and truck drivers. They have ongoing peer education clubs, where HIV prevention messaging and safe sex practices are delivered in villages, colleges and universities. Condoms are distributed through community theatre events.

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Youth AIDS Filipinas Alliance (YAFA)

Manila

Philippines - funded since dec 2010

The organisation targets young people and in particular those living with HIV. A drop-in centre operates in Manila and encourages young people to know the facts about HIV prevention. Through their ‘I Am Positive Campaign’, YAFA peer educates young people, raises HIV awareness through education sessions and organises ongoing events throughout the year.

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Valart grupo de teatro

Portugal - funded since dec 2011

 ‘Sex! You Know?’ is a sex education training program aimed at high school in 3 cities targeting 9th to 12th grade students. There are currently no sexual education classes in public schools. The project targets seven schools with approximately 30 students in each and addresses issues including sexual knowledge, contraception, sexual relations and sex orientation along with the distribution of male and female condoms and lubricants.

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AYJA (Adolescentes y Jovenes en Accion)

Peru - funded since dec 2011

Community radio is used as a medium to foster awareness on HIV/AIDS and STIs among young people belonging to the Shipibo Conibo ethnic group in the Peruvian Amazon. The project identifies four peer promoters in each community to implement and host radio programs, monthly theatre and educational recreation activities in schools and community spaces that highlight HIV prevention and stigma and discrimination associated with HIV/AIDS.

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Activist’s Advocacy Network (AAN)

Lahore

Pakistan - funded since dec 2011

The project targets gypsy youth in Lahore with messages of HIV prevention and awareness through street performances, peer education and capacity building. AAN source peer educators from gypsy communities, providing capacity building workshops. Outreach activities in five gypsy communities are rolled out along with the formation of core groups of peer educators.

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Queer Alliance Nigeria

Delta

Nigeria - funded since dec 2011

Queer Alliance targets young men who have sex with men (MSM) through their ‘Helping Ourselves Together’ (HOT) project. The project includes HIV and sexual health workshops, monthly literacy sessions for young MSM and ongoing training for peer educators on stigma and discrimination among other issues.

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YUWA AIDS

Kathmandu

Nepal - funded since dec 2011

The project targets young people throughout Nepal by using a Red Ribbon Caravan that travels around the country spreading HIV and sexual reproductive health messaging in five different languages through music, dance, documentaries and games. The caravan visits nine communities and disseminates HIV prevention information.

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CSHRYH (Centre for Supporting Human Rights, Youth and Health)

Ulaanbaatar

Mongolia - funded since dec 2011

CSHRYH focus on the young Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community using monologue and real life based storytelling through theatrical performances. Key messages are incorporated in the theatre, including sexual orientation, unsafe sex, discrimination and young LGBT people living positively.

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Alternativa

Ialoveni

Moldova - funded since dec 2011

The project targets three villages with interactive activities based on media, sport and theatre events. They train peer educators who organise workshops, create social theatre and conduct radio sessions airing on Moldova1 station.

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TRACE

Gilgil

Kenya - funded since dec 2011

The project targets military and paramilitary high-risk youths working and living in Gilgil. The organisation works from three locations and conducts peer education training, voluntary counselling and testing and uses interactive games including ‘Condolympics’ to educate about HIV prevention.

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Street Level

Eldoret Town

Kenya - funded since dec 2011

‘The Backstage’ project targets an area in the back of nightclubs to demonstrate condom use and distribution, along with HIV information. DJs are used as peer educators, and relay messages of safe sex and HIV through their music.

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SIDA'SOS

Belgium - funded since dec 2011

The project targets universities and high schools by raising awareness among students through organised events and stands. The stands, at ten universities and high schools, distribute informative material, condoms and the project also conducts interactive games.

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Youth Dream Club

Hanoi

Vietnam - funded since june 2009

The organisation reaches out to young gay men in Hanoi through online meetings as well as in person meetings, giving support and advice to young men as well as students at events. Some of the people they reached out to have now become active members of the group. The group offers small discussion groups for men who have sex with men and e-forums.

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Body and Soul

London

United Kingdom - grant finished

The Teen Spirit group reach our to young people living with HIV in London and those in high schools across the UK. They work with a creative agency that will hold weekly creative workshops with young people, with the aim of producing a short film together. The film will be shown in secondary schools around the country.

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Youth AID

Kampala

Uganda - funded since june 2010

The group target young people from five university campuses and 30 secondary schools in Kampala on HIV prevention, particularly focusing on the link between alcohol and risky sexual behaviour, and female empowerment. Condom outlets are established in the universities along with condom distribution.

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Pride Equality

Freetown

Sierra Leone - funded since june 2010

Pride Equality successfully reach out to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community in Freetown. The organisation produces radio programmes, educational materials, football tournaments and school debates among others to minimise homophobia and trans-phobia among the community.

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CDNF (Community Development Network Forum)

Larkana

Pakistan - funded since june 2010

CDNF use a 24 hour free helpline in several local languages to reach out to young people in the community on sexual reproductive health issues. They are also operating a counselling centre that offers referral services, HIV prevention information and face to face counselling. The centre’s activities are promoted through a weekly live radio programme.

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RROMA

Macedonia - funded since june 2010

The RROMA project targets youth in several municipalities and holds creative workshops with HIV prevention messaging. They train peer educators and organise awareness campaigns and create advocacy networks in Roma communities.

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Moonlight Ladies

Homa Bay

Kenya - funded since june 2010

The project targets commercial sex workers and their clients by training them on HIV prevention and micro entrepreneurship. They train sex workers as peer educators, organise bi-monthly awareness sessions and focus group discussions among sex workers, distribute condoms and set up peer educations clubs in the local community.

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HAPEP

Narok

Kenya - funded since june 2010

The ‘Street Art 4 Life’ project trains young artists on skills and peer education. HIV prevention messages are illustrated through wall murals and graffiti. Street challenges include rap battles, female art and festivals that offer confidential HIV testing. The project targets out of school youth, transport workers, people living with HIV and street youth.

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Vetri Kootam

Namakkal district

India - funded since june 2010

Vetri Kootam train rural youth from lower castes in HIV prevention and anti-stigma education. They create audio stories about HIV prevention which is transmitted through SMS and reach out to young people in secondary schools and out of school youth in rural villages.

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Global Youth Coalition on HIV/AIDS

Cairo

Egypt - funded since june 2010

The organisation offers peer education training on HIV to staff of small NGOs who work with women. They have also designed a website in Arabic aimed at young women, and organise public events in parks which offers voluntary HIV testing. Kindly supported by Global Champions Hassan & Farah Alaghband.

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Fundacion OAH

Barranquilla

Colombia - funded since june 2009

Fundacion OAH reaches out to vulnerable youth in Barranquilla by organising peer education sessions in schools and community centres. The are currently reaching out to different communities by educating additional peer educators.

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United Vision

Cameroon - funded since june 2010

The organisations initially targeted women in rural villages on HIV prevention and empowerment, and have now expanded to reach both sexes in urban and rural regions with a media campaign comprising of billboards, radio, and drama. United Vision distributes condoms and continues with voluntary counselling and testing in the region.

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SOS Femmes en Détresse

Bujumbura

Burundi - funded since june 2010

The organisation educates young people in schools through peer education and puppetry shows. They reach out to 12 schools in Bujumbura whilst organising film screenings for the students. Condoms and educational materials are distributed to both in school and out of school youths.

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IFMSA

Warsaw and Ludz

Poland - funded since june 2010

While sex might be a very taboo subject culturally in Poland, it doesn't mean that people are having sex any less. In fact, it means people are more at risk because they can't discuss sexual health openly.
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School Tour Team

Hanoi, Hai Phong, Da Nang and Ho Chi Minh City

Vietnam - funded since june 2009

In Vietnam last year, only a third of schools provided HIV education to students. One young organisation in Hanoi has developed its own unique response to this need for knowledge.
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Athletes United

Washington DC

USA - funded since june 2009

Washington D.C. has an alarmingly high HIV infection rate of 1 in 20, on a par with many countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. Tyler Spencer and Athletes United are taking an innovative approach to tackling this problem.
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SHED

Thanjavur district

India - funded since dec 2009

SHED work with adolescent girls working in the agriculture sector. Low employment opportunities, and little to no education often equates to a lack of health awareness.
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SWAN

Kathmandu

Nepal - funded since dec 2009

In Nepal, many young people emigrate to cities in search of work, and often at a young age with little education. Kindly supported by Global Champion Daniel Zakharov, SWAN empowers these workers to protect themselves from HIV.
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YDHI

Oyo State

Nigeria - funded since june 2010

YDHI works with Muslim Voluntary Youth Organisations in Oyo, Nigeria to train peer educators to educate young men and women on gender equality, human rights and HIV prevention, while gaining widespread community support for people living with HIV and AIDS
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LIYONEBE

Machinga

Malawi - funded since june 2009

LIYONEBE was set up so that young people in Malawi could spearhead prevention and education initiatives. Mixing sport, drama, and debates with testing and education, LIYONEBE has reached over 2,000 people.
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Onyx Players Youth Group

Gigil

Kenya - funded since june 2009

In Gilgil, Western Kenya, only 14% of young people know their HIV status. The town is dominated by a large military population, transient truck drivers and Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps, where young people engage in prostitution and unsafe sex.
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Nghathal Youth Club

Manipur

India - funded since dec 2009

In Manipur, India, a history of conflict and a lack of opportunities causes many young people to turn to drugs. Around a third of injecting drug users is infected with HIV. NYC was set up to teach musical skills while providing life-saving information.
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Healds

Tamil Nadu

India - funded since dec 2009

Find out how HEALDS is empowering girls in the Tamil Nadu district with negotiation skills, and dispelling dangerous myths to prevent the spread of HIV.
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Explore the different HIV prevention projects that we’re supporting around the world. From Washington DC to Malawi to Nepal, we’re empowering young people to raise awareness and educate their local communities about HIV and AIDS.