Men who have sex with men and sex workers are highly stigmatized, but working through community animators helps to meet their needs.
Young people are finding ways to talk about sex, HIV and violence against girls in a society that often silences these topics.
The Alliance is rebuilding lives with methadone programmes and reducing the spread of HIV through needle exchange.
Homosexuality, sex work and abortion are all illegal in Uganda, making it difficult for young people affected by HIV.
A plantation owner hires people who use drugs on his farm, and a community-based organisation supports them by providing clean needles.
Working with transgender women and sex workers means they get more involved with policies and have better access to programmes and services.
For HIV positive women, giving birth is dangerous. A community mapping project identified women at risk and provided support.
Community volunteers are changing things for local people affected by HIV and more people are going for counseling and family planning.
Many fishermen cope with the harsh reality of life at sea by injecting heroin. A needle exchange service is transforming a community.
Sex workers are reaching out to each other, offering support, condoms and referrals to health clinics for HIV counselling and testing.
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