Championing healthy relationships
and sexual wellbeing

The difference we make

My name is Esther and I am 13 years old. Before I came into contact with ACET DRC, I was ashamed to talk to adults. I had things I could not tell Mum, or Dad, and I did not have many friends in the neighbourhood.

At the ACET DRC girls’ club, the life education teacher talked to us about respect for life and other things about...

My name is Irumun and I am 11 years old. I am a twin and have five other siblings in my family. My father died before I was born and it is difficult for my mother to take care of us so I was sent to live with other families. Currently I am with family number four because people always took me back to my mother when they were tired of my...

With your support, we reached 1,510 young people in the borough of Southwark in 2016/2017 with our own relationships and sex education delivery, as well as nearly 700 young people in other areas, including working with a group of very vulnerable young people in a secure mental health unit.

We were also busy training others to deliver...

One of the projects which our donors support is the HIV prevention and care work of Nireekshana ACET, a community based initiative dedicated to the care of people living with HIV and AIDS in Hyderabad, India. The clinic serves the community without prejudice, providing counselling, emotional and spiritual support. Here is just one example of...

Our supporters' donations enable ACET Nigeria to run a 6 day training course for community volunteers and church workers. The training is three-fold: Guardians of our Children’s Health, Facilitation of Kids Clubs and Child Protection, and Village Savings and Loans Associations. One subject which is covered is HIV, ensuring the delegates...

"My name is Sergey, I am 32 years old and was born in a small village in the Mogilev region of Belarus.  My father was sent to prison when I was 6; my mother had an alcohol problem and was disabled; and my brother and sister had issues too. By the time I turned 15, I was already in trouble with the police and, when I was 16, I served my first...

“I was running a workshop for the parents of 8th grade pupils, and then meeting the students for the first time the following week. I spoke to the parents about ACET Ukraine’s ‘University of Healthy Youth’ course, and about HIV, relationships and sex education, and the 5 languages ​​of love. They asked me lots of questions: ‘How do I talk to...

ACET Ukraine’s 12 Youth Clubs, across 9 cities, provide young people with opportunities to develop life skills, become socially active in their cities, chose healthy lifestyle and avoid HIV infection.

"I am so active, I cannot sit still! Since my childhood, I've always loved to dance but I couldn’t go to dance class, because it's too...

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