Mission

We are looking in the following 3 aspects to help the People living with HIV/AIDS and increasing awareness:

1.SREYASSU

The aim of the project: Improve quality of life of the PLHA (People living with HIV/AIDS)

Curb the spread of HIV/AIDS into general population.

  • Serving 27 villages, and over 200 PLHA’s in JAGGAYAPET mandal, Krishna district.
  • Providing Nutritional, Medical and counseling services Foster care & Educational support for HIV orphans.
  • Community outreach work and organizing support and self-help groups

ESTIMATED COST $15000/YEAR x 3YEARS=$45k

2. HEALTHIER HIGHWAY PROJECT

Aim of the project: Increase awareness in highrisk population of truck drivers and Sex Trade Workers (STW)

  • To place billboards with HIV/AIDS AWARENESS message on national highways between HYDERABAD and VISHAKAPATNAM, covering a stretch of 700km and six districts in Andhra Pradesh.
  • A picture is worth more than thousand words! Education through these large picture billboards is a key strategy in preventing the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

TOTAL of approx.100 billboards, placed every 10km and at key halt spots etc.

Cost $400- 500 per billboard. $40-50k

3. RURAL MOBILE HEALTH CLINICS

Aim of the project: To provide ongoing comprehensive primary and preventive healthcare to 19 remote & Inaccessible villages in Musunur & Chatrai mandals in Krishna district, A. P.

  • These villages are without proper road or transportation facilities. People have no access to proper health care. Covering 2-3 villages every day.
  • Diagnosing and Dispensing medicines for common ailments along with health education and follow up.
  • Organizing village healthcare forums and volunteers Emergency referrals to hospitals and other healthcare providers.
  • Research & Development - compiling data for health profile analysis and rural health issues

COST $500 PER WEEK $26k YEARLY (includes staff and physician wages, fuel, medicines, health education and maintenance etc).

For more information on HIV/AIDS in Andhra Pradesh please visit http://apsacs.org/
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