Southern African Aids Trust – SAAT (Ended)

Status: Ended

Partnerships: Rumphi Education Aids Awareness Project (REAP)
Centre for Youth Development and Social Empowerment (CYDSE)

Project Title: Investing in our future: addressing the needs of youth and adolescents living with HIV and AIDS in Malawi

Location: Lilongwe

Grant Amount: £133,333

Project Duration: 2 years 2 Months

End Date: 30th November 2014

The project aims to work with government and key stakeholders in HIV sub-sector to develop policies and strategies that address the needs of adolescents living with HIV and AIDS. Key strategies include advocating for policies, laws and strategies that are supportive of Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights for youth and adolescents living with HIV.

Results areas:

  • Increased knowledge and implementation of government commitment to statutes made in support of youth and adolescents living with HIV/AIDS.
  • Improved participation of youth and adolescents living with HIV and AIDS in advocating for policies that affect their lives.
  • Increase engagement of local governance structures and CBOs in monitoring district level budgets and policy commitments.

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