Wednesday 04th of December 2013
KITOVU MOBILE AIDS ORGANISATION - HOME
Kitovu Mobile AIDS Organization (Kitovu Mobile) is a Faith Based Organization under the "Registered Trustees of Masaka Diocese". It was started by the Medical Missionaries of Mary (MMM) in the year 1987 as a response to the HIV and AIDS crisis in Rakai district. The organization employs a holistic approach to addressing needs of both the infected and affected people within their communities.
The headquarters of the organization are located at the outskirts of Masaka town in Masaka District. It operates in Masaka Diocese, in four Districts (i.e. Masaka, Ssembabule, Rakai and Lyantonde). The operational area is predominantly rural and poor, with high rates of HIV (12% prevalence) and large numbers of people infected and affected by HIV and AIDS who are the beneficiaries. The most vulnerable include PLHA, orphans & other vulnerable children (approximately 1m orphans) and widows among others etc.
"An empowered community with the ability to cope with HIV & AIDS and its impacts"
To improve the quality of life of people affected by HIV and AIDS through working with communities in the areas of Prevention,Care and Support and Capacity building’ thus fulfilling the words of Jesus.
Test and Treat Programme. Through collaboration with AHF-Uganda Cares, Kitovu Mobile continues to yield good results in the 'Test and Treat' program. Slowly people's attitude towards HIV-testing is becoming more positive and more people are turning up for testing.
Counselling of couples during the Test and Treat programme: Two teams of volunteers each comprising of seven members work together with the community workers in different communities to offer HCT services. They travel to different villages each day with the aim of reaching 80% of the people in the greater Masaka Area.
“I have come that they may have life in all its fullness” (John 10:10)
Our Motto is: “We care”
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