OnGoing Projects

HIV/AIDS
Counseling Services

ASHA Foundation provides the following  counseling services:

  1. Telephone counseling
  2. Responses to e-mail queries
  3. Face-to-face counseling
  4. Awareness Programs with iVolunteers

Adolescent Health Education Project
Anmol Ashayein

Global statistics revealed that 35% of those infected with HIV/AIDS were in the age group of 15-25 years. To address this concern, ASHA Foundation started the Adolescent Health Education Project in the year 2000.

Care and Support Services for Children at Risk (KNH-CAR Project)

This project provides the following services:

    1. HIV/AIDS clinic
    2. Support for  HIV infected and affected Children
    3. Empowerment of women
    4. Special events for children –sports day and picnic.

Prevention of Mother To Child Transmission of HIV (KNH-PMTCT)

This program was started in 2002 and seeks to incorporate PMTCT services into antenatal services in hospitals. Through this program, hospitals treat and deliver HIV positive pregnant women so that the risk of transmission to the newborn child is reduced.

Camp Rainbow: A Program for HIV+ve Children

In the state of Karnataka, ASHA Foundation  has started a psycho-social intervention for HIV-positive children (aged 10-16 years) along with Serious Funnetwork USA and YRG Care Foundation Chennai . CLHIV attend an annual five-day residential summer camp. This program has resulted in improved self-esteem, self -confidence, ART adherence, and social behavior of the children who have attended the camp so far. 

Around 500 HIV positive children have attended our camps so far, 100 CLHIV above the age of 18 years have undergone leadership in training (LIT) programs at ASHA Foundation. The LIT program trains  older adolescents in leadership skills, time management, problem solving, decision making, and increases their knowledge on positive living.

Around 200 volunteers from Bangalore colleges,have been trained. To assist in these camps and give three weeks of their time each year.

ADDRESS

  • ASHA Foundation
    No. 42, 4th Main, S B M Colony,
    Anand Nagar, Bangalore
    KARNATAKA
    INDIA - 560 024
  • +91- 802354 5050
  • ashafblr@yahoo.co.in
  • AIDS HelpLine: 080-2354 3333 OR 2354 2222
    Monday -Friday: 9 a.m to 5 p.m

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