Total E&P Uganda, Bv (TEPU) in response to the high risk of HIV/AIDS infection in petroleum exploration areas contracted AFARD to undertake a 1-year pilot evidence-informed positive behaviour change intervention targeting 1,000 people in Pakwach Town Council, Nebbi district. The goal of CCAP is "to contribute to the prevention of new infections and mitigation of effects of HIV/AIDS in Pakwach Town Council, Nebbi district." It is envisaged that the project will set a team of local change agents, increase adoption of safe sexual practices and biomedical prevention methods, promote positive living and improve social-cultural practices that increase susceptibility to infections.
Donor: Total E&P Uganda, Bv
Project budget: €44,571
Community Care Anti AIDs Project (CAAP) (2013-15)
"Many people only see the dirt in farming. Hardly do they know that it is wealth in your hands. By farming cassava and adding value, I now earn monthly UGX 1 million and employ 12 people. With this income, my children are in private schools. I have a boda boda cycle business and has embarked on a 5 roomed permanent house."