SUPPORTED BY: WEST BENGALSTATE AIDS PRVNTION & CONTROL SOCIETYGovt. Of West BengalPROBLEM STATEMENT AND JUSTIFICATION OF THE PROJECT:The reason for implementing the project is to reduce High Risks in the vulnerable area of Siliguri Sub Division and Siliguri Municipal Corporation, to aware people involved in Sex Trade and also to reduce the risks of HIV/AIDS.
NAME OF THE PROJECT:The project started in the year of June 2006, Now we are working with 341 No’s FEMALE SEX WORKERS PROJECT in Siliguri Sub Division.
GEOGRAPHICAL COVERAGE:Subdivision: Siliguri Sub Division, Siliguri Municipal Corporation and Matigara, Phanshidewa, Naxalbari, and Khoribari blocks of Siliguri sub Division and Kurseong Sub Division.
ACTIVITIES ITEMS / ACTIVITY DONE
1. Awareness generation Programme.
2. Review Meeting with the staffs & Peers.
3. Meeting at Hot spot with the TG.
4 Drop in Centre Meeting with TG.
5 Individual Counseling with the TG’s.
6 Involvement of different stake holders in project programme.
7 Referred to ICTC to the clients
8 Referred to PPTCT to the clients
9 Referred to ART Centre to the clients
10 Opening of Condom outlets at different Spots
11 Distribution of Condom through Condom Social Marketing
12 Referral services and networking to NBMC&H, CCC and DOT Centre.
13 Distribution of Condom through condom outlet
NO. OF PEOPLE BENEFITTED MALE/ FEMALE & CHILDREN: 341 Female Sex Workers.
RESULT OF THE PROJECT:
1) To increase the knowledge score on STD/HIV/AIDS through proper BCC within
2) To reduce the prevalence of STDs by providing proper STD management.
3) To increase the rate of correct and consistent condom use 100%.
4) To create an enabling environment through proper advocacy and networking
within twelve months.
GOAL of the Project:
To reduce infection of STI among female sex workers under the project area.
Objective of the project:
1) To increase the knowledge score on STD/HIV/AIDS through proper BCC within twelve months.
2) To reduce the prevalence of STDs
3) To increase the rate of correct and consistent condom use
4) To create an ennobling environment through proper advocacy and networking
Project TARGET population: 341 FEMALE SEX WORKERS in Siliguri subdivision
Activities of the Project:
4. Awareness generation Programme.
5. Review Meeting with the staffs & Peers.
6. Meeting at Hot spot with the TG.
14 Drop in Centre Meeting with TG.
15 Individual Counseling with the TG’s.
16 Involvement of different stake holders in project programme.
17 Referred to ICTC to the clients
18 Referred to PPTCT to the clients
19 Referred to ART Center to the clients
20 Opening of Condom outlets at different Spots
21 Distribution of Condom through Condom Social Marketing
22 Talking Dall Programme Show
23 Medical Support through Preffered Private Practisonars mode.
24 Referral services and networking to NBMC&H, CCC and DOT Centre.
Result/Achievement of the Project: The Project has achieved good result on providing condoms to the HRG”s.hence we have achieved more then 100% of our condom demand. The talking Dall programme which IS conducted by Mr.Ramprasad Banerjee, outreach Worker of the ML project has done various programm for the Target audience with great success.
The project started in the month of June 2006.
Subdivision: Siliguri sub Division
Corporation: Siliguri Municipal Corporation
No of People covered /bnefited: 341
Collaboration: Collaboration with Dy.(CMOH)II office,Siliguri ,Darjeeling along with District Health & Family welfare Samity Darjeeling & other NGO for conducting various Programmes.
We would like to give our special and sincere appreciation to the FSW’S of Siliguri subdivision
2. ECO tourism & catering service through SHG development.
Volunteer Involved: There are volunteer from regulated market & other hotspots where they are sending the clients for Treatment and awareness purpose.
SHG”S Involved: No SHG’s yet to be introduces d by the project.
Trainers Involved: Trainers are involved directly from Wes Bengal state AIDS Prevention & Control Society through State Training Resource Centre
Consultants & Advisors Involved: Consultants are involved directly from West Bengal state AIDS Prevention & Control Society through Technical Support Unit, Care India.
Project working committee: The Project Has Crisis Management committee with the active involvement of Local Police Station, criminal Advocate, Local stakeholders who are immensely helpful to our Project.
Paper & News Paper cover: Clippings
The local News Paper media and the local Electronic media of Siliguri has done their social responsibility by covering the special events of our project specially the Female condom event as well as world AIDS day 2010 and many other activities, without the support of the media we could not circulate the messages of HIV/Ads in the general mass for reducing misconception
Strength of the Project: experienced staff members who are working more then 6/7 years in the Project with great motivation & sincerity.
Opportunity of the Project: the opportunity of the project belongs to the community ownership & involvement of the community worker the project may be sustained by introducing Self help groups and mainstreaming the old High risk groups so they can survive the last stage of the life with beat of relief.
Conclusion: We are grateful to all the people and all the institutions who helped us in this project implementation.
We would like to thank the following for their encouragement, involvement and feedback:
1) West Bengal State AIDS Prevention & Control Society
2) West Bengal Technical Support Unit, Kolkata
3) Siliguri Police Commission rate
4) People of the Siliguri subdivision
5) Stake holders
6) Crisis committee members
7) Pradhan nagar police station