Educators, CEPEHRG organizes monthly HIV Testing and Counseling in selected project sites. We also run the first LGBT Drop-in Centre in Ghana that provides diagnosis and drugs to clients who visit the Centre weekly for treatment of sexually transmitted infections. Malaria test and blood pressure checks are also done as complimentary services for clients who visit the center
CEPEHRG acknowledge condom and lubricants as basic barriers needed in the prevention of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections among it target audience and the general population. Thus these commodities are continually distributed during outreach activities including theater performances, community peer education, mass sensitization and HIV testing and counseling events.
Finally, CEPEHRG as an organization from time to time organizes human right education workshops and security trainings to empower our target audience and marginalized groups on their basic human rights as well as to how to respond to issues of threats and blackmail.
In order to reach out to more people in project communities, we have an interactive theatre group that performs in these communities to sensitize and educate community members on Human Rights, HIV and AIDS stigmatization and discrimination issues. They also educate community members on abuses such as physical assault, rape, bullying, gender and sexuality, forced marriage, verbal assault, torture, blackmailing and where to report such issues. The Interactive theatre team of seven members is introduced to a particular topic or issues that needs attention. Members then rehearse for at least three days before the performance. CEPEHRG engages its hardworking and…
The second component of CEPEHRG’s activities is the use of Peer Educators in the selected project communities to reach their peers. CEPEHRG recognize Peer Education as a key intervention approach to address SRHR issues and thus ensures that Peer Education is embedded in all our project proposals. The Peer Educators are trained for at least three days depending on the project needs, to develop their capacity so that they can effectively engage their peers, including being able to refer them to the relevant institutions for services where or when needed.