CASE STUDIES

Some of Positive Action's grantees’ most notable work with communities is represented in the following case studies:

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HOYMAS is a Kenyan male sex work-led organisation, funded by ViiV healthcare Positive Action to scale up health seeking behaviour, increase adherence and retention and strengthen community capacity and health systems for improved service delivery.

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Waves for Change is an evidence-based surf therapy programme in South Africa that is designed to provide young people with the opportunity to have experiences which help them to prioritise their well-being and support them in taking agency over their emotions and behaviours, in order to live healthy and happy lives.

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The Zvandiri (‘As I am’) programme is a model of differentiated clinical and psychosocial service delivery for children and adolescents living with HIV developed in response to an identified need for tailored support services for these key populations. 

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Amplify Change is a multi-donor, challenge fund which aims to empower young people, men and women to realise their sexual and reproductive health and rights. 

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The C3 model, developed by Paediatric - Adolescent Treatment Africa (PATA), works to promote clinic-community collaboration as a key strategy to link health facilities and communities to deliver services together for improved PMTCT- paediatric case finding and HIV treatment, and support for adolescents across the HIV care cascade.

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YSO is a youth-led organisation that involves, educates, and inspires underprivileged youth on health improvement. It is supported by Positive Action to collaborate with HIV clinics to research the availability and accessibility of services in HIV testing, treatment and adherence, linkage and retention of adolescents in care, and outcomes among adolescents in six hotspots cities of Rwanda.

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GUARAV is a Community-Based Organisation (CBO) working in Maharashtra, India, seeking to create a self-sustaining community for MSM and transgender people engaging in sex work and their partners to implement scaled-up prevention programmes through sensitisation, creating connections, advocacy and capacity building.

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The HER (HIV Epidemic Response) Voice Fund, a Global Fund project, implemented by the Global Network of Young People Living with HIV (Y+ Global), supports adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) to have a meaningful voice in decisions that affect their health.

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EGPAF’s Red Carpet Program is a peer-designed and peer-supported HIV linkage and retention programme integrated into public health facilities and boarding schools in Kenya’s Homa Bay and Turkana counties since 2016. EGPAF expanded RCP to four pilot facilities in Blantyre, Malawi in 2020.

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STAR-STAR, the Association for Support of Marginalised Workers, is a community-based organisation committed to the improvement and promotion of sex workers’ rights in the Republic of North Macedonia. It advocates for a violence-free world, in which sex workers live and work freely, and the respect of fundamental human rights and freedom are basic principles in a democratic and tolerant society.