Young Women Campaign
Against AIDS (YWCAA)
Promotion of Equal Rights & Social Justice for Women, Young People and the Vulnerable

HIV/AIDS BEHAVIOR CHANGE COMMUNICATION (BCC) FOR YOUTH

BCC Is an interactive process with communities (integrated with an overall program) to develop tailored messages and approaches using a variety of communication channels to develop positive behaviors; promote and sustain individual, community and societal behavior change; and maintain appropriate behaviors.

The 5-year programme was funded by the Global Fund (GF) through CARE International Kenya. It was implemented by YWCAA in collaboration with 54 local Self-Help Groups in Nairobi District (Kibera, Mukuru, Kawangware and Kibagare). The programme had three distinct areas of intervention:

SENSITIZATION OF PLWHA AND THEIR FAMILIES ON ANTI-RETROVIRAL THERAPY (ART)

Over the last several years, the HIV landscape in Kenya has been transformed by the rapid expansion of access to life preserving antiretroviral therapy. The scaling up of treatment programmes throughout Kenya has reduced HIV-related morbidity and mortality, prevented vulnerable households from falling deeper into poverty, rejuvenated entire communities, helped alleviate the stigma long associated with HIV infection, supported national efforts to improve maternal and child health, and contributed to gains in Kenya´s fight against tuberculosis. These achievements are nothing short of historic. More

Succeess Stories

  • Economic empowerment to young women

    Through YWCAA economic empowerment project, the following are confessions from

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    Person(s) Living Positively with HIV/AIDS

    Ms Anne is the co-founder of Joy Academic for orphaned and vulnerable children within

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  • Reformed Youth

    Roselyne Nyambura is less than 25 years old. At her age, Rose has undergone a lot

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    Kawangware Phase Out

    The Kawangware BAWA Self Help Group was phased out in 2016 and were awarded the “BAWA wings Read More