Holidays are normally a crucial time for teenage girls. The 2 months holiday makes it even more key, with teenage pregnancy reportedly high this year and the HIV new infection rate highest among AdolescenPolycom in partnership with UNFPA has successfully engaged up to 2000 girls from Kibera this holiday to equip them with SRH information as well as Life skill enabling them to make sound decisions regarding their body and life.
Theme of the day being “Know your Status”, People were invited for free guiding /counseling and HIV testing, this was to help them know their status and start their clinic to avoid the virus from damaging their health permanently, which is why early diagnosis is so important
01st December 2018 was the day when Polycom Development Project and 33 women living with disabilities joined the whole world to Rock the Ribbon! in Both the HIV/AIDS movement and the disability movement which are confronting stigma and discrimination of different kinds, considering the world disability day was on 3rd December
Abandoned. Neglected. Endangered and almost forgotten ‘boy child’ can now have his smile back thanks to Polycom Development Project (PDP), A community based non profit making organization empowering adolescent girls within Kibera informal settlement to realize their full potential
The goal is awarding peace, inclusion and equality champions who have embraced diversity as a tool of advancing their agenda.