The Constellation has embarked on an exciting initiative to connect Indian and Kenyan communities to share their local experiences on truckers
through innovative techniques.This will be a pilot to explore and learn more on connecting local responses virtually through multiple modes- stories learned via exchange on aids competence network, SALT visits, video chat and e-discussion.
We began the process by formation of the India-Kenya group wherein some members shared their work with truckers (Fr Joe, Prabakar and Rafique). Onesmus uploaded videos on the experiences of Truckers and PLHIV in the GLIA competence process. You can find them on: https://aidscompetence.ning.com/video/truckers-hivaids-fear
As the next step, we will exchange stories of community response before the SALT visits happen, so that the teams go with some understanding of the topic. Therefore, we invite the members to share:
in respect to Truck Drivers on HIV?
· What are you proud of in your experience
with responses from truckers on HIV?
· What has been your motivation
This will help understand better what is the HIV response vis-a-vis truckers in the two countries and will also help identify what the teams would like to learn from the response in the other country. The sharing and learning will stimulate the Communities and facilitators in India and Kenya to take action. The progress and stories will be documented and results would be shared with other countries and communities.
I am posting this as a blog to reach out to all members on the AIDS Competence Network. You can join the India-Kenya group on https://aidscompetence.ning.com/group/indiakenyalearningtogether Thanks.