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Organization Contact Information

Name: Nagoke Youth HIV/AIDS Initiative
Street 1: Tororo
Street 2:
City: Tororo
Province:
Post Code:
Country: Uganda
Phone: +256756747282
Email: nagokeyouth@yahoo.co.uk
Web Site:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Lucy
Last Name: Achieng
Title: Programs Coordinator
Email: achieluci@yahoo.com
Phone:  

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Jacinta
Last Name: Akumu
Title:  
Email: nagokeyouth@yahoo.co.uk
Phone:  

General Information

Board Constituency: Developing Country NGO
Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Community-Based Organization (CBO)
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
Organization Reach: National
Organization Description:
Nagoke Youth HIV/AIDS Initiative (NYAI) is Community Based Organization established with a aim to improve the livelihood of the youth, mainly young girls who have involved themselves in risky behaviors to earn a living mainly those affected and infected by HIV/AIDS, educating people living with HIV/AIDS on how to access treatment, care and support.
With a mission of providing a ray of hope for the youth living with HIV and empowering them through the provision of life skills for a better future.

NYAI is interested in Tuberculosis not only it kills but its curable. And its this message that the youth need to know and give hope to the TB patients so that treatment succession is achieved.

NYAI is undertaking TB/HIV treatment literacy and preparedness,community TB adherence session, school outreaches/awareness on stigma and discrimination

 
Total number of staff in your organization: 1 - 5
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $5,001-$10,000
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Other partners
If you were informed or referred by another partner of the Stop TB Partnership please tell us who:
Why do you wish join the Stop TB Partnership: Information on developments within the TB world
 
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: Uganda
Are you in contact with your national TB programme: Yes
Please tell us how your organization is contributing to your country's national TB control plan:
NYAI contributes to the country's National TB control Plan through continuous involvement in TB/HIV community mobilization and advocacy activities through the community and school outreach programs.
We carryout Home visits to homes of persons on treatment for treatment adherence support and making referrals for further management to health units.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Uganda
Which WHO region is the main focus of your work: African
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)
Uganda

Specializations

Advocacy

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy Uganda

Contribution

Please tell us how your organization will contribute to the Global Plan to Stop TB by briefly describing its involvement in any of the areas of work listed below:

TB Care Delivery:
NYAI carries out community/school outreaches to improve on treatment literacy, adherence and mobilizing communities for TB/HIV treatment access and utilization.

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
we declare no Conflict of Interest

Application date: March 25, 2014
Last updated: April 8, 2014