Family Awareness Consciousness Togetherness (FACT)

Family Awareness Consciousness Togetherness (FACT), an NGO based in Corriverton, Guyana, focuses their efforts on the effects of HIV on family units. FACT seeks to bridge gaps in HIV service delivery by collaborating with other service providers, government agencies, faith-based organizations, NGOs, community leaders, and all stakeholders.

Grants Received

GM-0052: Improving Capacity to Deliver Effective HIV Services for Key Affected Populations in Guyana

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    Award Period:
    February 01, 2014 to September 30, 2015

 Country: Guyana  |  Associated APC Country Office: Guyana

Through a grant awarded under Advancing Partners & Communities (APC), FACT promotes behavioral change communication, risk reduction, and risk assessment for key populations. The organization provides family planning services, HIV testing and counseling, referrals for other sexually transmitted infections, and care and support for HIV positive and orphans and vulnerable children. Through their efforts, FACT hopes to address cross-cutting issues such as stigma and discrimination as well as sexual and gender-based violence.

Keywords: Guyana, capacity building, HIV/AIDS, key populations, testing and counseling, training

GM-0019

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    Award Period:
    September 01, 2013 to January 31, 2014

 Country: Guyana  |  Associated APC Country Office: Guyana

Through a grant awarded under Advancing Partners & Communities (APC), FACT promotes behavioral change communication, risk reduction, and risk assessment for key populations. The organization provides family planning services, HIV testing and counseling, referrals for other sexually transmitted infections, and care and support for HIV positive and orphans and vulnerable children. Through their efforts, FACT hopes to address cross-cutting issues such as stigma and discrimination as well as sexual and gender-based violence.

Keywords: Guyana, capacity building, HIV/AIDS, key populations, testing and counseling, training