Organisations

PRAYAS

India

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Amrita Clinic, Athawale Corner
Deccan Gymkhana, Near Sambhaji Bridge
Pune 411004, Maharashtra State

Prayas is concerned with applying its professional knowledge and skills to understand the issues afflicting society, especially concerning HIV/AIDS, energy, learing and parenthood. Its activities - research, policy analysis, information dissemination, public interest advocacy, skill development and provision of counselling - are geared to the objective of equipping the afflicted and facilitating people's own action. Prayas have a resource centre that is open to the public

Mothers Welfare Group (MWG)

Nigeria

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PO Box 5043
Kaduna

Mothers Welfare Group works with the community in all areas of rural development, including education, health, water and sanitation, agriculture, agroforestry and women's empowerment. It supports an integrated rural development project and an HIV/AIDS project in northern Nigeria. These projects involve the development of learning/health centres in five catchment areas, child-to-child, a water programme, health awareness outreach, sustainable agriculture emphasizing income generating activities for women, and women's empowerment. It supports 30 community schools and runs 12 health posts and three in-patient clinics. The resource centre is open for PLWAs, HIV/AIDS orphans and training for healthworkers on the prevention of the spread of HIV/AIDS

Together Against AIDS Positive Association (TAAPA)

Uganda

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P.O. Box 27066
Kampala

This is a local organisation, founded and run by PLWHA and working in the Wakiso District. Its activities include mobilization and sensitization of PLWHA, providing positive-living skills to PLWHA, prevention of mother-to-child transmission, training for the general community, providing skills to create and manage income-generating activities, support for primary school orphans and vulnerable children (school fees and scholastic materials), education on nutrition and palliative care, training community on “memory projects” and paralegal issues (rights and obligations)