Award Period:
    September 01, 2013 to January 31, 2014

 Country: Guyana  |  Associated APC Country Office: Guyana

Community Health Matters Focus Area:

Through a grant awarded under Advancing Partners & Communities (APC), Agape Network provides care and support services to adults infected with HIV, as well as children either infected or affected by HIV. Services address psychological, social, and physical needs through home visits combined with monthly family clinic visits. The organization also provides partner testing, family planning services, and STI Management. Additional activities include support group meetings, adherence counseling, nutritional education, parental, vocational and entrepreneurial skills training and life skills training. Agape Network maintains a special focus on OVC and includes specific interventions geared to improve their performance and attendance at school and their psychosocial development.

Keywords: Guyana, HIV/AIDS, key populations, sexual and reproductive health, training, vulnerable populations