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Restoration & AIDS Awareness in Females

In the history of Gujrat, RAAH Foundation is the first organization working for and with Female Sex Workers for betterment of this community

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What specific problem(s) are you trying to address?

We are working for AIDS awareness, health care, prevention and counseling in key population suffering from most vulnerable and devastating disease of HIV/AIDS. Currently the foundation operational office is based in Gujrat City in Punjab province Pakistan. Pakistan is an Islamic Republic in south Asia boarding the Arabian Sea. It is situated between HIV/AIDS high risk Countries. Pakistan is a vulnerable country with increasing levels of poverty, low level of literacy especially in key population low level of condom use and early/forced marriage. RAAH Foundation is to working with key population who are at higher risk of HIV transmission. We will planed to implement this project for two hundred Female sex workers in Gujrat city.

What are some of your unanswered questions about the problem(s) you are working to address?

Its very hard to worker for sex workers in Islamic State. Large numbers of females worked as commercial sex worker but they doing their activities hidden due to violence and fear of law enforcement agencies.

Explain Your Idea

To reduce HIV/AIDS and STD (Sexual Transmitted Disease) epidemic in among high-risk key populations of Gujrat, Pakistan. To increase knowledge among key population about their health status. To ensure timely access to appropriate precaution to key population. To ensure timely access to appropriate counseling. To increase knowledge about HIV prevention techniques among key population. To increase the use of safer sex techniques and condom use. To Educate community about Early/Forced Marriages effects and disadvantages. To Raise the voice for female education and basic human rights.

Name the three most important ways that your idea will address your identified problem(s).

1.Awareness: HIV/AIDS awareness will help female sex worker community to know about what is HIV/AIDS is exactly. Prevention is better then treatment. When key targeted community will be aware the chance of HIV transmission will be decries. 2. Counseling: Counseling is the key to change communities behaviors and educate people about problems, causes, salutations, prevention, and key techniques to safe from upcoming disaster or diseases. 3. Precautions: Precautions better then treatment/disaster. Precautions instrument will reduce the prevalence of HIV transmission epidemic in key targeted community. Condoms, safe sex techniques and HIV testing are precautions to reduce the risk of HIV transmission.

How is your idea unique?

In the history of Gujrat, RAAH Foundation is the first organization working for and with Sex Workers. RAAH Foundation with its competent and enthusiastic team in honored to work for betterment of these neglected members of our society. We look forward to see our society AIDS free. Said project will increase knowledge about HIV/AIDS, Importance of Education, Gender Equality, and Early/Forced Marriages effects. Said project will gave chance to those community how face ignorance, violence, harassment and received less respect from general population.

Who are your end users?

Project Beneficiaries: Total Two Hundred Females are the beneficiaries in this project. Length of targeted community: RAAH foundation will deliver condoms, counseling and financial help to registered individuals. Project Plan and beneficiaries accommodation: AIDS Awareness in Girls & Women project will accommodate two hundred Females in Gujrat city. Five days a week and twenty days a month RAAH Foundation outreach staff will work in field with targeted community and deliver two condoms a day to per individuals and twenty kg flour bag and four types of different pulses to each beneficiary per month for financial help.

Where will your idea be implemented?

  • Pakistan

What is the primary type of emergency setting where your innovation would operate?

  • Epidemic
  • Community at risk of disaster

Tell us more about the emergency setting that you intend to implement in

To reduce HIV/AIDS and STD (Sexual Transmitted Disease) epidemic in among high-risk key populations. To increase knowledge among key population about their health status. To ensure timely access to appropriate precaution to key population. To ensure timely access to appropriate counseling. To increase knowledge about HIV prevention techniques among key population. To increase the use of safer sex techniques and condom use. To Educate community about Early/Forced Marriage

What is your organization's name?

RAAH Foundation

Tell us more about you.

RAAH Foundation established in December 2016 and registered under Society Act 1860 in April 2017. RAAH Foundation is a Pakistan based Non Governmental Organization (NGO). We working for awareness, health care, prevention and counseling in key population suffering from most vulnerable and devastating disease of HIV/AIDS. Currently the foundation operational office is based in Gujrat City in Punjab province Pakistan.

Organizational Characteristics

  • Locally/community-led organization

What is the current scale of your proposed innovation?

  • Still in planning phase and does not exist yet

Experience in Implementation Country(ies)

  • Yes, for less than one year.

Expertise in Sector

  • Yes, for less than a year.

Organization Location

Established in December 2016 and registered under Society Act 1860 in April 2017. Registration number RS/GT/1705/2017/128. Moh. Islam Nagar near GPS school for boys, Gujrat, 50700, Punjab, Pakistan.

What is your organizational status?

  • Registered non-profit, charity, NGO, or community-based organization.

What is the maturity of your innovation?

  • Early Stage Innovation: exploring my innovation, refining, researching, and gathering inspiration.

Website

https://www.facebook.com/RAAH.Foundaion/

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Hi Romesh Nazir and team!

An important reminder, Refinement Phase closes this Thursday, October 26 at 11:30pm PST.

We can only consider complete submissions, so please make sure that you have reviewed the Feedback and Refinement Phase Checklists and answered all of the questions on the platform. Note that we added one more multiple choice question to the end of the form.

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