YWCAAIDS :: THE "BAWA" PROJECT

ANTI RETROVIRAL THERAPY

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We have sensitized 2000 PLHIVs and 2000 of their family members on ART which has helped promote ART uptake thus increasing bad herence levels and reducing stigma.Distributed over 500,000 male condoms and 20,000 female condoms to support HIV prevention efforts.Sensitization of 2000 PLHIVs and 2000 of their family members on ART which has helped promote ART uptake thus increasing adherence levels and reducing stigma. As a result one support group of youth living with HIV has been formed and is at the forefront of Prevention with Positives outreaches.

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HIV/AIDS & WOMEN ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT

YWCAA in partnership with the Stephen Lewis Foundation offers training in small scale business skills and provide start-up revolving community funds for economic empowerment to bar waitresses and grandmothers (BAWA)in order to make a meaningful choice of earning a living and reduce their exposure to violence and HIV/AIDS. The program also looks into empowering the beneficiaries with relevant information on HIV/AIDS, knowledge on basic legal rights and advocacy skills, reproductive health, human rights, rights to decision making and leadership.