SOS Sida

Country

Democratic Republic of Congo

Organization

SOS Sida

SOS Sida was created in 2002 to improve awareness and treatment of HIV and assist victims of sexual violence in conflict affected areas of DRC. The organization trains medical service providers and ensures that victims of sexual violence have adequate access to medical and psychosocial assistance.

Project

Improving Services for Sexual and Gender-Based Violence Survivors

Purpose: To prevent and address sexual and gender-based violence by providing medical and psychosocial care to rural survivors and their partners, providing training on voluntary HIV testing and counseling, reporting sexual abuses and advocating with local authorities for the protection of women's rights.

Project Grant Amount $60,000
Total Grants Received $206,083
Years Supported 7
Theme Sexual Health and Rights
Population Served Adolescent girls, Men, People with HIV/AIDS, Women, Youth