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The difference we make

In spite of COVID, this academic year has been a significant year of training expansion for us. By rapidly adapting to the lockdowns and offering our accredited training online (with agreement from Open College Network West Midlands), we have been able to deliver relationships and sex education (RSE) training to an increased number of people...

Many young people who returned to school after COVID closures were distressed about all they had missed, and had struggled with increased screen time and not being able to see friends. ACET Ukraine’s Healthy Youth University programme for 12-17-year-olds gave them a space to think through their problems and to increase their emotional...

Despite two lockdowns being imposed this year, the Shining Star Project has trained and mentored 75 girls and women engaged in sex work to become peer educators in their communities. These impassioned ladies have reached 826 sex workers and young women with crucial sexual health information.

The project...

ACET Ukraine’s mission is to help young people make informed, healthy lifestyle choices and avoid damaging relationships, violence, drugs, STIs, HIV, and suicide (the leading cause of death amongst adolescents in Ukraine).

With more than 700 trained volunteers, ACET Ukraine has been caring for, protecting and inspiring young people for...

In the DRC, low literacy levels, high levels of stigma around sexual health and a lack of capacity at a community level to address health issues are all significant challenges to young people who need to access support for sexual and reproductive health matters.

One way ACET DRC addresses these challenges is to partner with local church...

The Nehemiah Project in Zimbabwe has launched an online programme for young people called ‘The Youth Momentum Online Forum’ - a brilliant way of continuing to provide relationships and sex education in the midst of ongoing government restrictions and lockdowns due to COVID-19.

The programme also aims to build resilience by capacity...

Despite the challenges of lockdown, the training side of our work has flourished - partly because we have been able to provide our courses online.

Over the past academic year, 81 educators have participated in our accredited training courses, with 38 of those attending online, and 63 opting to do the level 4...

The Mother Buddy scheme run by ACET Uganda involves women, who are living with HIV, providing support for pregnant women.

The Mother Buddies help the women access antenatal care services, and, using mobile phone apps, educate them on how to improve their own health as well as their babies’, including how to prevent...

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