Fondation Merieux

A family foundation dedicated to fighting infectious diseases

Creation of dressmaking training centre for disadvantaged young mothers infected with HIV / AIDS in Kadutu

Creation of dressmaking training centre for disadvantaged young mothers infected with <abbr title="Human immunodeficiency virus">HIV</abbr> / <abbr title="Acquired immune deficiency syndrome">AIDS</abbr> in Kadutu
  • Organisation: Training group for widows and orphans

  • Benifiting country: Democratic Republic of Congo

Recruitment of two dressmaking trainers and with a broad knowledge in the fight against HIV / AIDS.

Dressmaking training for 20 recipients, mostly single mothers, victims of sexual violence selected from 97 candidates

Training of peer educator seamstresses in the fight against HIV / AIDS; use of the training module developed by the National Programme against AIDS and STIs.

Training evaluation with an oral, written and practical exam for the accreditation of knowledge of dressmaking, for the prevention of HIV / AIDS, each beneficiary should sensitize at least 50 people and convince 10 or more to get tested in the municipality.

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