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Candlelight Memorial Event and All the Fire Flame Emojis

If May 2019 gave us anything to remember, it definitely was the Candlelight Memorial Event. The event that struck across 13th to 17th of May brought together a number of organisations and individuals to commemorate those who have succumbed to AIDS, encourage those living with HIV and reinvigorate the fight against the disease. The biggest catch for us of course was that with our youthful touch and vibe, we were trusted to take lead on the event and we set right away to work.

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The Y+ Summit: The Style of Wrapping Things Up

Our goal was to start the Y+ Summit and finish it with the same energy and thankfully to many supporting hands, we managed to do exactly that. Seeing Nile Hall at Hotel Africana transforming into a bevy of activity with 400 heads moving around, sharing information, laughing, listening and learning filled us with that sense of satisfaction a child gets from eating momma’s food. Thanks again to that support, what a way we signed out! Meaningful panel discussions, the who is who in the reproductive health and HIV space sparing time off their busy schedule to come through for young people and such transformative participation by the audience, we were proud to bow out like that, knowing that impact had been made.

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Day 2 of the Y+ Summit; Making the Policy Influencers Of Tomorrow

We are migrating officially from the 90-90-90 targets to the 95-95-95 by 2030! That obviously means we have made great steps in curbing HIV/AIDS, so we need to cement the forces that will accelerate the forces that will make this possible; the young people. It is for this reason that we have spent the second day dealing with the theme “Peers in Advocacy”. It’s been another day of fun and engagement, so let’s share the highlights with you

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Day One of Y+ Summit; Of Securing The Bag and Discovering the Self

“The longest Journey in life is the journey of discovering the self, because it may never end” Zaituni Nabateregga was quoted today as she facilitated the session on Life Skills and Self reflection. Her statement was an eye opener to many of the young people who have joined us for three days for the annual Y+ Summit, our innovative effort to empower Young People Living with HIV/AIDS with information and skill on various life topics. Here’s a little rundown on what has been a ground breaking day for the summit, a read you should enjoy.

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