December 1, 2011 was World AIDS Day – a day when women, men and children of all walks around the world stand together to declare their ongoing commitment to ending the epidemic that is HIV/AIDS. The theme of World AIDS Day 2011 was an ambitions hard-line message: “Zero new HIV infections. Zero discrimination. Zero AIDS-related deaths.” Learn more about how our programs in Senegal, Uganda and Ghana celebrated the day.
As Chairman of his epicenter’s Education Committee, Mr. Saër Diop has advocated for the importance of improved school resources, practices and attendance. Through community mobilization and partnership building, he has successfully secured funding and support for continued primary education in and around his village.
During 2011, THP-Senegal’s greatest successes were in the area of literacy – instituting class schedules accommodating of agricultural needs and empowering literacy-specific animators to ensure continuous improvement of education in epicenter communities.