Championing healthy relationships
and sexual wellbeing

The difference we make

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...

Thanks to our supporters, whose gifts make this work possible, ACET Ukraine runs 14 youth clubs in 9 cities, promoting healthy lifestyles and providing HIV, relationships and sex education to hundreds of young people. Here is 13 year old Maxim's story of how providing a positive role model at the club he attends has made such a difference to...

“Before meeting ACET Ukraine my life was filled with despair. Constant quarrels and conflicts with my husband and children led me into a deep depression. I had no desire to live and my husband wanted to divorce me. Every evening I cried and every day I felt unworthy to be alive. 

My oldest child was being educated by ACET Ukraine and...

Paa Aree’s husband died from an AIDS-related illness fifteen years ago. Being left a widow meant that she had to bring up her 6 year old daughter, Gate-see, single-handed. This was extremely difficult. Three years later, life became even more difficult as she herself ended up very ill and in hospital. Other than the weekend visits from her...

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