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TASO Adolescent and Youth peer leaders at the Y+ Summit in Kampala

The 2nd Y+ summit was held on 18th  to 20th  March 2018 at Nob View Hotel in Ntinda under the theme s “Confronting HIV with Bold Steps”.
The Y+ Summit is a meeting that involves young peer leaders and peer ambassadors from different parts of Uganda who come together to discuss the key challenges they face as young people living and supporting people living with HIV and how to overcome such problems.The summit had representatives from over 10 organizations that are united in the struggle to put an end to the HIV epidemic by 2030. Some of the organisations represented included; Mildmay Uganda, Baylor Uganda, Joint Clinic Research Center, Reach a hand Uganda, Reach Out Mbuya and TASO among others.
Day One was a day for interaction between young people from all walks of life. Among those who addressed the participants was Mr. Ideal who encouraged young people to know what they want and have the zeal to fight for it. He advised young people to always live in a clean environment in order to a…

A few tips on how to write a success story for TASO

Some tips on how to write a good Success Story. The story should be short. Maximum one and a half pagesThink about what makes the story interesting. Is the topic interesting? Would you read it if you did not know about TASO? It could be on Gender Based Violence, Tuberculosis, youth and HIV and many others.Include quotations from the interviewee/ what they said in their own words.Use minimal technical language, abbreviations and acronyms unless you have defined them clearly. This is especially so if the document is going to be shared outside TASO. Focus on results or the Impact the intervention or treatment or service had on the client, their family, their community and also the country at large.Include photos with written consent. The photo should be active or show action e.g. a person being tested for HIV, a Community Drug Distribution Point with a counselor carrying out a counseling session. A client right after they have received their drugs. A group discussion showing male engagem…