FAP seeks to reduce the high rate of new HIV/AIDS infections in Nebbi district especially in Pakwach, Panyimur and Erussi Sub Counties. By use of community driven peer-to-peer learning approach built on multi-communication channels, health facility linkages, community care and support system and community advocacy for better health services, FAP's goal is "to contribute to the prevention of new infections and mitigation of effects of HIV/AIDS in four Lower Local Governments in Nebbi district" especially targeting fisher-folk, Commercial Sex workers, boda boda riders, pregnant women, youth out of school and sero-discordant couples. It is envisaged that FAP will increase the adoption of safe sexual practices and biomedical prevention methods (e.g. testing, delivery in health facilities and reduction in sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV).
Donor: Civil Society Fund
Project budget: €170,857
Fisher folk Anti-AIDs Project (FAP) (2013-2016)
"As a very poor farmer, my children had no hope for secondary education. However, the Community Education Fund is now paying all the school dues for my only son in secondary school. He has reached senior four and we are optimistic that he will reach tertiary education level."