Tagged as: Community Adolescent Treatment Supporters (CATS)

A lifeline in the time of COVID-19 07 Oct 2021

In Surat, India, a bold initiative to vaccinate people living with HIV against COVID-19 is well underway and could act as a model to others....

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A day in the life of a quick-witted HIV peer supporter 15 Jun 2021

Known for his quick wit and infectious laugh, Stephen is helping other young Zimbabweans living with HIV to lead happy, healthy,...

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Role models and agency: what young women want 05 May 2021

Adolescent girls and young women are among the hardest hit by the HIV epidemic and, in Mozambique, the rate of new infections among this demographic i...

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Anabela’s story: opportunity knocks with Skills2Live in Mozambique 20 Apr 2021

How vocational training, entrepreneurship classes and life-skills sessions are improving vulnerable young people’s health and well-being...

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Theresa’s story: From stigma to peer supporter and beyond 06 Oct 2020

For the past six years, Theresa has been volunteering her time and sharing her experiences of living with HIV with other young Zimbabweans who are new...

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Leading by example: Lydia’s story of mentorship, health and hope 12 Aug 2020

As a young person living with HIV, Lydia Tariro Chanaiwa from Harare in Zimbabwe is proud of the difference she is making as a mentor to other young w...

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Amélia’s story: living with HIV and learning from my peers 06 Aug 2020

Amélia is only 22 but has already experienced considerable hardship in life. She lost her parents when she was very young, and was sent to work from ...

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Tendai’s story: HIV, friendship and true love 14 Feb 2020

When Tendai was diagnosed with HIV as a child, he was ostracised by all his friends. But at age 14, his life changed when the true love of a friend li...

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Seven things we’ve learned working with young people 29 Jan 2020

Our READY+ programme is empowering young people living with HIV to lead change and make their communities healthier and safer....

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