• Training on AIDS Awareness and Counseling Techniques
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Target Group(s):              
Commercial Sex Workers, HIV+ve Persons, High School Teachers                       


Catholic Relief Services (CRS), Islamabad




Red Light Area, Lahore            

Summary of main activities:          

          8 days Training Workshop for Commercial Sex Workers on HIV/AIDS & STD’s awareness and prevention

          15 Days Workshop for HIV+ve Persons

          4 Days Training Workshop for High School Teachers on AIDS Awareness and Counseling Techniques   

          Likely Impact:                                              


          Capacity Building

          Adopting preventive measures of HIV/AIDS

          More acceptable to HIV+ve persons

          Willingness to work in the community for prevention of HIV/AIDS and STI’s

          Development of Volunteerism

          Increase in knowledge regarding HIV/AIDS and STI’s

          Evolution of CBO “SHEED” by the peer educators trained in the project

          Trained peer educators now working as paid employees