Improved health and livelihoods among people living in North Gem by reducing the spread of HIV/AIDS and improving the care for the infected and affected target communities.
The project purpose is to achieve reduced spread of HIV/Aids and improved care for the infected and affected community of North Gem by end of 2015.
North Gem HIV project focuses on:
- Awareness creation on HIV/ AIDS prevention and control in the target community.
- Care and support for the infected and affected which includes medical support, food packs, Educational support for orphans and vulnerable children, Jigger treatment ,sensitization and improved shelter.
- Lobby and advocacy for people living with HIV/AIDS, orphans and vulnerable children to access treatment and bursaries from local government institutions. Training on succession, property and human rights are also conducted.
- Improved livelihoods for people living with HIV and OVC guardians. This involves provision of grants to start and expand businesses and of farm inputs to ensure better food production.