BRAC is an international development organisation based in Bangladesh and acts as a catalyst, creating platforms for people to realise their potential. BRAC is now working in 11 countries across Asia and Africa with a vision, “a world free from all forms of exploitation and discrimination where everyone has the opportunity to realise their potential”. BRAC has been working to eliminate extreme poverty, expand the financial choices of people living in poverty, develop employable skills for decent work at home and abroad, respond to climate change and emergency, ensure gender equality, universal access to healthcare, nutrition, water and sanitation, make cities and human settlements safe, resilient, and sustainable, support marginalised communities to improve their quality of education, provide higher education, banking and financial services and improve socio-economic condition through social enterprises
Khmer HIV/AIDS NGO Alliance (KHANA) was established in 1996 and is the largest national NGO providing HIV prevention, care and support services at the Community level in Cambodia. KHANA specialises in teh field of integrated sexual and reproductive health, family planning, maternal and child health, TB, and livelihoods programming with extensive experiences in implementing projects funded by international donors including the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria, USAID, and the European Commission.
KHANA’s institutional capabilities are further reflected through its strong management structures, community mobilisation and technical capacities in service delivery, project monitoring and evaluation, research, grant management, and advocacy.
Founded in 1999, India HIV/IDS Alliance (Alliance India) is a non-governmental organisation operating in partnership with civil society, government and communities to support sustained responses to HIV in India that protect rights and improve health. Complementing the Indian national programme, we build capacity, provide technical support and advocate to strengthen the delivery of effective, innovative, community-based HIV programmes to vulnerable populations affected by the epidemic. Alliance India places equal value on every human life. Fuelled by this conviction the organization work to foster wellbeing, equality, and affirm the dignity of HIV communities and key population groups; including men who have sex with men, women in sex work, transgender, people who inject drugs and people living with HIV.
Spiritia Foundation was conceived as an umbrella organization in Indonesia in 1995, seeking to assist local and regional Indonesian HIV/AIDS institutions. Spiritia strives to improve the quality of life of PLHIV and assist in creating a supportive and non-discriminative approach to PLHIV by the community. Spiritia’s philosophies and services take no regard for gender, race, religion/beliefs, socio-economic level, educational background or sexual orientation. The foundation aims to empower PLHIV community so that they can respond to their own concerns and encourage their involvement in efforts to respond to AIDS; improve access of PLHIV to care and support by starting and maintaining cooperation with related individuals and institutions, and promote an objective and non-discriminative attitude towards PLHAs among decision-makers and the general community. The foundation works with men who have sex with men (MSM), transgendered persons (Waria) and persons who inject drugs (PWID).
MAHAMATE @ Alliance Myanmar (formerly named as International HIV/AIDS Alliance) has started its operation in Myanmar since 2004 establishing a country office. In 2013, it started the transition process from a Country Office of International HIV/AIDS Alliance to an independent Linking Organization. In January 2018, the Organization was officially registered as an independent local organization named as “MAHAMATE @ Alliance Myanmar”. The new organization “MAHAMATE @ Alliance Myanmar maintains its core values and further strengthens its systems under the leadership of a local board to continue contributing to national HIV responses in collaboration with all implementing partners.
Blue Diamond Society (BDS) is the first LGBTIQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer) led and driven community-based organization established in 2001. BDS is committed to creating a society in which sexual and gender minorities (SGM) can live with equal rights, freedom, dignity and a full range of opportunities by addressing human rights violations, inequalities, stigma and discrimination, lack of access to education, employment and healthcare services including prevention of HIV, AIDS and STIs, care and treatment for sexual and gender minorities people including MSM and transgender.
Trishuli Plus, a community action group established in 2006, is a community based non-profit, politically non-aligned, non-governmental organization (NGO) led and run by and for people living with HIV (PLHIV) and affected by TB to provide HIV and TB prevention, care, support and treatment services. Trishuli Plus is a female PLHIV led organization, fosters meaningful involvement of communities in health policy development in Nepal through their participation as an executive board and general members of key country decision-making platforms and in health promotion and prevention activities through the mobilization of PLHIV and TB affected communities as outreach staff and peer speakers.
National Coalition of People living with HIV in India (NCPI+) is a national network of People Living with HIV (PLHIV) and organisations with a vast range of experience and expertise from grassroots to policy level. The main goal of NCPI+ is to contribute to the PLHIV rights movement in India and ensure that the benefits reach to the PLHIV community. NCPI+ strives to ensure that PLHIV community is meaningfully engaged throughout all interventions targeted towards PLHIV community and strengthen community participation in prevention, testing, treatment and care interventions to ensure the quality of life of PLHIV community. For more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/NCPIPLUS/
The Association of People Living with HIV (APLHIV) – Pakistan is a nationwide network of people living with HIV and associated Key populations. The APLHIV was established in 2008, in response to the absence of an appropriate platform to voice and address the human rights issues of PLHIV and other marginalized populations and to provide a quality of life with dignity. Research, Advocacy, Training/Capacity Building/Empowerment of communities, Monitoring & Evaluation are the Strategic Directions of the APLHIV. The APLHIV also provides an effective and vibrant venue to a wide range of national and international organizations with diverse goals to get together to exchange and share HIV related resources and to engage in partnerships to enhance the quality, coverage and impact of their efforts to combat HIV epidemic and address the issues associated with HIV & AIDS.
CARE Consortium was established to strengthen meaningful community engagement at national decision-making level on health and specifically HIV. The goal of CARE consortium is to ensure that communities are meaningfully and effectively engaged as equal partners at national decision making bodies on health. In order to achieve this goal, CARE Consortium strives to (01) strengthen and build capacities of communities in order to improve their engagement at national decision-making bodies; (02) advocate with national and government bodies to establish civil society engagement mechanisms; and (03) facilitate and maintain civil society community engagement platforms to create a joint voice for advocacy.
The Center for Supporting Community Development Initiatives (SCDI) is a non-governmental, non-profit organization registered under the Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations and was established in January 2010. SCDI aims to enhance the quality of life and the ability of vulnerable and disadvantaged populations to integrate into society through research, design, experiment, implementation, and promotion of communities and envisions to improve the quality of life of marginalized and vulnerable populations in Vietnam. SCDI deeply believes that each individual and community has great hidden potential, which can be used not only to tackle their own problems but also to contribute to the development of society. Through the approach of empowerment together with policy advocacy, SCDI aims to create motivation and an environment for these potentials to be realized in favour of positive goals. development models.