About 5-6 million truckers (drivers and helpers) in India ply on long distance, or inter-city, routes. Several studies have shown that long distance truckers are more vulnerable, compared to short distance truckers, to sexually transmitted diseases in general, and HIV/AIDS in particular, due to their high risk behaviour during long absence from their native places/home. Truckers as a group have higher rates of HIV and STI (11 per cent and 23 per cent, respectively, according to one survey in south India) than the average male client. Their mobility contributes to the geographic spread of HIV in India. HIV prevention programmes focused on truckers have been in place for the last decade or so. However, the mobile nature of the population and the highly fragmented structure of the Indian transport industry make it impossible for any single, standalone intervention to establish a sustained relationship/dialogue with the population, no matter how creative the behaviour change messaging at a single location may be.


Condom promotion is done through condom retailers (outlets) and CVMs (condom vending machines). The outlets and CVMs are linked with PSI/HLFPPT/Rashitech Vending System Pvt. Ltd. for refilling. Project has built linkages with some reputed condom agencies and open outlets on small shops like kirana, pan shops, medical stores and petrol pumps. Right now 102 outlets and 21 CVMs are functioning where persons getting condom on subsidized rates. These outlets are refilling PSI (Population Services International), HLFPPT (Hindustan Latex Family Planning Promotion Trust) and CVM (Rashitech Vending Pvt. Ltd.). Nearly 14,000 pieces of condoms are sold in a month. 10th october2020 we needs 14000 fund


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HIV and aids cheakup project held on 10th october2020

Bhartiya Gramin Mahila Sangh

₹12,000.00 raised of ₹14,000.00 Goal

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