More than 2 million people are living with HIV, the third largest HIV epidemic in the world. Many states also have poor access to adequate health care.
FXB India Suraksha branch in Andhra Pradesh State, Visakhapatnam is implementing comprehensive care and support project currently benefiting 82 HIV/AIDS affected families.
Under this project, organization is providing medical support, counseling and supplementary nutrition services to all the 82 families every month.
55 children are receiving education support in the form of school fees and supplies under this project.
Group of affected women are running Mutually Aided Co-operative Society (MACS) under this project with 90 women offering financial services to help them establish small businesses and make additional earnings.
FXB has been undertaking viral load testing for needy individuals in collaboration with infectious disease laboratory of YRG CARE at Chennai which is a referral lab for WHO and NIH.