Civil Society Grant Facility

Posted On: May 16th, 2019

Title of the Project  Increasing knowledge about HIV prevention, treatment and adherence through treatment literacy training program for People living with HIV and affected members in Bhutan

Location of the project  Samtse, Zhemgang, Wangdue, Paro, Pemagatshel

Name of the applicant    Lhak-sam

Duration of the project  12 Months

Total Cost of the project (in Nu/ EUR)      Nu  2,009,898.00

Objectives of the project             

  • Facilitate provision of life-saving care to HIV positive members of Lhak-Sam through a HIV treatment literacy training program

Target groups/ final beneficiaries        People living with HIV

Estimated results           

  • Increased knowledge on HIV, AIDS, ART, drugs, nutrition, diet and health services
  • Learn about adherence to HIV treatment
  • Learn about Self care and regular health monitoring
  • Reduced social isolation
  • Platform to meet new friends

Main activities 

5 days Training in 5 Dzongkhags  (154 members)