Snehalaya has organized various activities and programmes for awareness of HIV /AIDS in the community. Since last two decades Snehalaya has dedicatedly and constantly worked for medical treatment, rehabilitation and awareness within society for HIV positive women and children.
Recently, various awareness activities and programmes were organized by Snehalaya on the occasion of International AIDS Day, and activities were conducted from 1st to 7th Dec. 2012.
On 1st December, Snehalaya conducted an awareness rally with joint support from District government hospital. At 4 pm, a workshop was arranged on “People Living HIV Positive” by AIDS Control Room for HIV positive people.
On 3rd December, a get-together programme was organized in Snehalaya’s Himmatgram project at Isalak village for HIV positive people.
On 4th December, a candlelight march was organized at evening in the city in memory of those lost in the past year due to AIDS.
On 5th December, there was a specially-designed quiz contest for youths and collegians named as “ AIDS Vishayee Chalta Bolta.” Many youths had participated in this contest.
On 7th December, an exhibition of HIV and AIDS-themed posters by Arts And Crafts College was conducted. Prizes were distributed to contest winners, and in this way the AIDS week came to an end.
Project Snehjyot FSW, Snehjyot MSM, Community Care Center and Himmatgram had taken initiative for creating a successful AIDS week.