Support for Addiction and Prevention in Africa

IDU DROP-IN CENTRES
 
GLOBAL FUND PROGRAM
This is Harm Reduction program funded by Global fund round 10 through Kenya Red Cross, the program targets People who Inject Drugs in Nairobi.SAPTA has two drop in centres in Pangani and Githurai which act as safe spaces for People Who Use Drugs
-The services offered include:
-Psychosocial counseling
-Provider Initiated Testing & Counseling
-Nutritional support.
-Diagnosis and referral for STI.
-Targeted Information, Education & Communication.
-Prevention, Diagnosis & Treatment of Tuberculosis.
-Prevention, Diagnosis of HIV/AIDS & Anti Retroviral Therapy.
-Needle Syringe Exchange.

 

SAPTA APHIA PLUS NAIROBI PROJECT.
The project is funded by USAID through APHIA PLUS Nairobi. The project operates in Eastlands and targets both Injecting and Non-injecting drug users in Eastlands Nairobi.
The project operates a Drop in centre situated at Kimathi Estate Nairobi and works closely with Bahati Health centre.

Services offered.
The services offered include:
-Psychosocial counseling
-Provider Initiated Testing & Counseling
-Nutritional support.
-Diagnosis and referral for STI.
-Targeted Information, Education & Communication.
-Prevention, Diagnosis & Treatment of Tuberculosis.
-Prevention, Diagnosis of HIV/AIDS & Anti Retroviral Therapy.
-Needle Syringe Exchange
-Condom demonstration & Promotion


Group counseling session at Kimathi DIC

SAPTA HOPE program
The project targets youth in school and out of school in Nairobi with HIV prevention and Alcohol/drug prevention interventions. SAPTA partners with CHF,NOPE, KGGA and St.John Community Centre.
SAPTA livelihood program.
The SAPTA livelihood program targets youths at risk in the informal settlement with economic empowerment training. The project has established a revolving fund which enables youth’s access cheap loans for starting Income Generating Activities (IGA).

Success stories of beneficiaries
Martin Kagwe received money from SAPTA livelihood project. He operates a plastic bottle selling business. He buys plastic bottles in kilograms mostly from street boys who go round picking them up on the streets and he sells them to Indians in large quantities. Martin says that this has helped him in keeping away from bad company by making himself busy. He adds that he is able to pay back his loan because his business is doing well.

Tabitha Kariuki
Tabitha runs a cosmetic shop business in Kangemi town. Her target population is young girls and women who love beauty products such as bangles, earrings, necklaces and beaded ornaments. Since Tabitha began this business, she’s now able to earn herself an income and to keep away from bad company. She hopes to open up a bigger shop in future and even be a leading sales lady in the beauty and cosmetic industry.

News/Featured Stories

SAPTA's Training program - 2017

SAPTA has received funding from PEPFAR to setup two IDU facilities in Nairobi.

SAPTA received global fund to work with female IDU's.

Up Coming Events
2017 Intake :

Diploma registration on going

Classes:

Tuesday class

Thursday class

Saturday class

Special Information for…
- EAP Program Employers
- Alcoholic Family Members
- PEPFAR Partners
E-Resources/Links

- NACADA (Kenya)
- Alcoholics Anonymous (Kenya)
- Alcoholics Anonymous
- Narcotics Anonymous
- Join Together

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Converging Epidemics in Africa

Rapid increases in substance abuse (including alcohol) and HIV infection can be conceptualized as separate but converging epidemics in a context of violence (wars, homicides and domestic abuse) and poverty...

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SAPTA E-Services in Africa
Drugs, Brains, and Behavior: The Science of Addiction" was unveiled on 13 February 2007 by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), a component of the US National Institutes of Health.

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