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The difference we make

With a complex history of civil war and political corruption, it’s unsurprising that gifts we take for granted, such as health, education and safety, are struggles for people living in the Democratic Republic of Congo. 

In the Mbankana community where ACET DRC works, described by some as ‘a city within the city of Kinshasa’, most girls...

The vulnerability of girls and women in Zimbabwe has heightened since the dashed hopes of the 2018 elections. 

The economic crisis means that unemployment in Zimbabwe is...

Despite significant progress in addressing HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa, Nigeria still has the second highest rate of HIV in the region, and one of the highest rates globally, which led to 150,000 deaths in 2017 alone.

Children and young people carry the greatest burden.

In 2017, 220,000...

Natya and the ACET Thailand team deliver their SMART life and Sharp Life education programmes in six Singburi secondary schools.

The aim of the programmes is not only to give young people information about HIV, AIDS and other sexual health matters, but also to help them make wise choices regarding relationships and sex. The team talk to...

ACET Ukraine’s ‘Healthy Youth University’ schools work programme is far reaching. Delivered in 219 schools and 13 colleges across 89 cities, thousands of young people are reached each year.

The Healthy Youth University programme is approved by the Ukraine Ministry of Education, and is made up of 10 sessions on a range of relationships,...

Friends of ACET Uganda (FAU) donors have long supported Nakulabye Junior School, raising money to build the current school and paying the fees of orphans and other vulnerable children who would otherwise have been unable to afford to go to school.

Nakulabye is located within a slum community in a Kampala suburb, where many children are...

 ACET Belarus reached 4,108 parents last year through workshops and talk shows, addressing concerns around sex, relationships, drugs, alcohol and lifestyle choices. The team also work with vulnerable young people, impacted by serious family issues. Here’s one story from an educator who met...

Alongside ACET Ukraine’s bespoke ‘University of Healthy Youth’ programme, delivered to young people in schools and colleges, the team provide parents with training evenings. Here they discuss how to build and strengthen family relationships, and install confidence to approach discussions about relationships and sex.

Last year, 7,780...

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