Proposals in Health

India: Project Teen Talk

Namakkal District in Tamilnadu,India with a population over 1.7 million is the worst hit of HIV/AIDS both by its prevalence and impact. Though, the teenagers have awareness on HIV/AIDS-they have limited skills to protect themselves from HIV/AIDS. They lack of knowledge of Sexually Infected Diseases.The knowledge on these vital issues are neither taught in education nor by the family members.The only get few information by their peers which are also myths.We propose to give away the scientific information through the social media, info on treatment centres support and follow up with couselling.

India: Empowering Community Through Health

Community information campaign through Mobile phone , primarily offers rural women and marginalised communities some hope to participate in gender just governance mechanism in the state . For the first time low literate and rural women can listen to information on maternal and child health, sexual and reproductive health and other gender equality related mass campaigns.

Uganda: Beat the Heat “Find Your Mind”

Beat the Heat“find your mind,” is Befriender Uganda’s proposed mental health improvement and promotion project for metal health service users and their care givers. The project is based on story telling by sharing experiences and best practices between and among service user, their care givers and the general public. The program is aimed at achieving self-awareness and promoting a help seeking behavior among the mental health service users/ patients and their care givers with the aim of reducing drug abuse, promotion of mental stability and a improved social support at the family level.

Namibia: The Community Information Centres

The project is about setting up of Community Information Centres (CICs) at Oshakati, Oshikango and Katutura for community Information and communications technology (ICT) training and income generation projects.The idea of setting up Community Information Centres (CICs) is to link Information Communication Technology (ICT) with HIV prevention and poverty eradication by attracting the public, especially people of 15-49 years age group, to these Centres with services such as ICT training, selling of recharge vouchers (or airtime) for cell phones, copying, typing, email and internet services.

India: Empowering Community through ICT

Community information campaign through Mobile phone , primarily offers rural women and marginalised communities some hope to participate in gender just governance mechanism in the state . For the first time low literate and rural women can listen to information on maternal and child health, sexual and reproductive health and other gender equality related mass campaigns.