ASHA Foundation provides the following counseling services:
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.
This project provides the following services:
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.
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