In a time of crisis, who you gonna call?

A woman with a big smile ©Frontline AIDS/Tony Kawimbe/Arete/2020
Bridget Kandela is a nurse at at the Men’s Health Clinic in Kabwe, Central Zambia

During the pandemic, many LGBT+ people – especially those with HIV – have experienced a double-edged exclusion and, in some cases, violence. Their options for help are limited.

Thanks to a COVID-19 Emergency Fund from the Elton John AIDS Foundation, administered by Frontline AIDS, some community members in Kabwe, Zambia’s Central Province, were thrown a lifeline when they lost their jobs overnight.

Find out how the fund has made a difference to people’s lives in the stories below.

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COVID-19HIV preventionHuman rightsLGBTSexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR)Zambia