Isiolo Youth Against AIDS and Poverty

(Unverified non-profit organisation)

Isiolo Youth against Aids and Poverty (IYAP) is a community based organisation operating in the central division of Isiolo District in Kenya. IYAP aims to see ‘a community freed from HIV/AIDS and poverty, thriving in sustainable development’. The organisation engages in lobbying and advocacy, networking and resource mobilization. The primary targets for IYAP’s interventions are young people (in and out of school), women, orphans and vulnerable groups such as commercial sex workers.

Amongst IYAP’s current programmes are an income generating project, a youth friendly VCT which is run by trained HIV counsellors,, a school based HIV/AIDS programme, a commercial sex workers’ project and a gender project.

Website

http://www.iyapkenya.blogspot.com

Year established

2002

Organisation annual cash turnover (in US$ equivalent)

Less than 500,000

Participant in relevant networks

Supreme Council of Kenya Muslims; Grace Africa

About this organisation

Partnership types

Advocacy of global issues; Project funding

Regions / countries / territories

Africa: Kenya

Global issues

Community development; Education and training; Gender issues; HIV/AIDS, TB, malaria,...show all (4)