Advancing Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights for…

Meet Opportunity grantees, Men Against AIDS Youth Group (MAAYGO), a small youth-led organisation working in Kisumu County, Kenya.

Advancing Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights for Kisumu County LGBTI youths and young sex workers

Opportunity grantees, Men Against AIDS Youth Group (MAAYGO) are a small youth-led organisation working in Kisumu county, Kenya.

MAAYGO's project is called Advancing Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights for Kisumu County LGBTI youths and young sex workers. They are working to create a stigma-free and fully integrated environment for LGBTI youths and young sex workers to access Sexual and Reproductive Health and HIV services from the Kisumu County health systems.

MAAYGO are using the following key strategies:

•  Developing an advocacy report to raise awareness within the LGBTI, sex worker community and government key stakeholders on LGBTI health and service needs

•  Campaigning to raise awareness amongst health providers, county government officials and LGBTI/sex worker community

•  Producing a media campaign and fact sheets on SRHR, conducting radio advocacy and education sessions on local stations

Photo: MAAYGO