PROJECT PROPOSAL FOR ABSTAINANCE AND FIDELITY SENSITIZATION IN TAVETA CONSTITUENCY
IMPLEMENTED BY: Urafiki youth group
P.O Box 25-80302 Taveta. Email;email@example.com
CONTACT PERSO N: Mr. Joseph Hemmed Mob. 0720988767 Email;firstname.lastname@example.org
CHAIRPERSON: Mr. Joseph Mwambingu Mob.0732567890
TARGET GROUP: Youths aged between 15-35 years.
START TIME: 5th may 2013
END TIME: 30Th April 2014
BUDGET ESTIMATION: ksh. 1,037,500
Three decade of HIV/AIDs in Kenya, the epidemic has entered the mature stage that presents enormous challenges of coping with the devastating social and economic impact in addition to the high HIV prevalence rates in some regions/ Taveta constituency being one among them. The sickness, deaths and high infection rate of productive people has created a dent in all development efforts at households, community, regional and national level. Urafiki youth group has taken an initiative to work with the government and other stakeholders in bringing fidelity and abstinence education to youths in Taveta constituency as an initiative to deal with the epidemic. Urafiki youth group a voluntary membership group in Taveta constituency was formed with aim of empowering the youth in health, education and development issues. Its aim is to see the youths are well empowered and safe from HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases through installation of virtues of abstinence and fidelity through this project. We are seeking financial support to execute this project. A minimum amount of Kshs will be essential to achieve reduction of HIV/AIDS prevalence in Taveta constituency by 35% within a period of one year we would be in this project. BACKGROUND INFORMATION
Urafiki youth group is a community based organization registered with the government of Kenya by the ministry of Gender and Children Affairs. The organization was registered in 2006, registration number P237/2006. Since then it has been actively participating in youth related empowerment and educating programs. The organization was formed mainly to focus on youth’s development agenda in various aspects for self empowerment, protection from HIV/AIDS infection, accessing job opportunities and furthering education levels. The organization is based in Taveta town, Taveta district in Taita Taveta County. Their operation revolves around the whole of Taveta constituency. Its funding is usually by government and other private agencies who share our visions. The running of its activities is usually done by its registered members who are willing and available during a given project and have training in the required field. This is through the supervision of the executive members who comprises of; Chairperson, secretary, treasurer and project coordinator who are elected annually during annually general meeting by simple majority votes.
Taveta constituency is one of the four constituencies in Taita Taveta County, found on the southern part o the country. It’s a semi-arid region with people from various ethnic groups. The major economic activities are farming and trade. Majority of people are young people between the age15- 35 years (75% of the whole population as indicated by 2009 census). There are higher rate of sexually transmitted diseases which include HIV/AIDS in...