The World Aids Day was commemorated yesterday on the 1st of December 2015. Statistics show that new infections and deaths among young people are on the rise. Of the 1.6 million people living with HIV/Aids in Kenya, 16 percent are the youth.
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UNICEF 2015 report says almost half of HIV positive adolescents worldwide are in six countries namely Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa, Nigeria, Mozambique and India. The study states that 26 adolescents are infected every hour in Sub Saharan Africa yet only one in 10 is tested for the virus.
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As youth, let us adopt the ABC approach; Abstain, Be Faithful or use a Condom.Getting tested is a crucial first step for people living with HIV to access life-saving anti-retroviral therapy.
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Violet Mbiti is the founder of the blog “Youth County Projects Kenya” that seeks to fill the knowledge and awareness gap regarding youth projects being implemented by Non-Governmental Organizations, Civil Society Organizations, Private Sector, National Government, County Governments, donors and individuals in the 47 counties in Kenya.
Violet Mbiti holds a Masters Degree in Project Management from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism from United States International University .She has initiated and implemented projects that cover the health sector, Renewable Energy Sector, Water Sector, Environment Sector and Social Entrepreneurship. She also sought the donors who funded the above projects.
Violet is also an alumni of the Political Leadership and Governance Programme offered by Friedrich Ebert Stiftung which is funded by the German Government and is the Vice Chairperson of Improved Stoves Association of Kenya Machakos County.
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