Please describe the goal of your initiative; outline what you are trying to achieve
Conducting workshop to students and non students youth people aged 15-24 on the impact of HIV/AIDS, sexual & Reproductive Health, sexual Transmitted Diseases and how to take care on HIV infection. Focusing Group Discussions of teachers, parents, students, non student young people, famous & government sectors on Behaviour Change Communication (BCC), Information Education communication (IEC).Voluntary Counseling and Testing (VCT) to influence community, students and non student young people to test HIV/AIDS by using the sport competitions of football, Music system and netball between students and non students. Building network communications technology within adolescent girl and young people in health care
What has been the impact of your solution to date?
Conducting workshop has been done to 125 students; non student youth people aged 15-24 on the impact of HIV/AIDS, sexual & Reproductive Health, sexual Transmitted Diseases & how to take care on HIV infection. Focusing Group Discussions has been done to 125 teachers, parents, students, non student, famous & government sectors on Behaviour Change Communication. Information Education communication Voluntary Counseling/Testing has been done to community, students, non student testing HIV/AIDS using sport competitions of football, Music system and netball between students, non students. Building network communications technology within adolescent girl and young people in health care February to November 2012
What is your projected impact over the next five years?
After fine-tuning the project at the pilot facility, CEDO plans to adapt and implement the project designed by adolescent facility. The next step will be to work with other states to help them adopt the new best practice model. CEDO staff are already in discussions with other corrections agencies about future partnerships; additional locations would not only enable the program to grow geographically, but also to expand in terms of subject matter, as the initiatives for adolescents and young people to improve their quality of life in Reproductive Health, sexual Transmitted Diseases and how to take care on HIV infection.
What barriers might hinder the success of your project? How do you plan to overcome them?
We have identified challenges that might hinder the success of project, and plan to address them in the following ways. Government activities, Lack of funding project, Policy changes and community not willing to participate in implement the project from their traditional may hinder the success of the project. Connecting stakeholders: As a collaborative platform, it is imperative for CEDO to demonstrate success in connecting stakeholders to involving in implement the project especially connecting community and donors. CEDO does this by focusing on connecting stakeholders through phone, emails etc. Connect platform, and regular physical touch points that are driven by stakeholders
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