The project will support the vulnerable youths in slums by knowing their HIV Status and this will change their behavior, will train more youths in slums to reduce risky behavior. It will empower over 200 youths with skills and training's and they will be able to have life skill training for supporting them selves.
Access to HIV Testing and ART continue to be a challenge for the most at risk population in Mathare slums due to risky behavior like Drug abuse and alcohol abuse is common,stigma and denial rate is also high.Over 1500 vulnerable youths are abusing drugs in slums.Most of them are in poverty life spending one dollar per day.
The project provides counselling and testing for people to know their HIV status. It also provides linkage services where clients needs are met on time and the right place. Organizing for scriptures,drama and songs plays about HIV and AIDS in the church to reduce denial and stigma. Working with faith based sectors in fight of HIV and AIDS in the church the project will provide life-skill training's for the youth to get skills to help themselves hence reducing poverty.
Through the project,the drama,scriptures and songs about HIV and AIDS in the church the youth and adults will change their behavior and will be an agent of change to the society.Over 2000 youths will be empowered with training's and skills and will not take drugs.This will provide for their families health and well being.