We are one of our community’s oldest and most active NGOs and we work to create a stronger community through projects that involve or affect all the people of our island.
An awareness session on cancer was run by Naifaru Juvenile under the SHE core plus initiative project in cooperation with the Society for Cancer on 10th December 2013 at Lh. Kurendhoo and 11th December 2013 at Lh. Naifaru targeting women of all ages. The session was conducted by two facilitators from the Cancer Society. The women were made aware of the different types of cancers, especially breast cancer and cervical cancer. The major causes of cancerRead more
An awareness session under the SHE core plus initiative project was conducted on “Hepatitis B” was conducted with an audience of 21 participants by Lh. Atoll Hospital staff Yaafisa and training students at Lh. Atoll Hospital. The topic, Hepatitis B, was chosen because it is very common in the Maldives and is increasing day by day due to lack of awareness. In the session, the disease Hepatitis B was explained to the participants. The cause andRead more
An awareness session under SHE core plus initiative project was conducted on “High Risk Groups of HIV” with an audience of 15 participants by Aminath Reema Mahfooz (Naifaru Juvenile Counsellor and Peer Educator at SHE core+). The purpose of conducting the session on the topics of HIV and STI’s was due to our belief that it is important to make youths aware of the risky groups in their community since they belong to the community and they areRead more
An awareness session under SHE core+ initiative on “HIV” was conducted with an audience of 16 participants by Aminath Reema Mahfooz (Naifaru Juvenile Counsellor and Peer Educator at SHE core+). In the session, the participants were made aware of what HIV and AIDS is. The ways of HIV transmission and high risk behaviour was discussed. The no-risk behaviour was also discussed. The basic idea on HIV and AIDS was discussed for the detailed informationRead more
An awareness session under SHE core+ initiative program on “Parenting Skills” was conducted with an audience of 15 participants by Aishath Nazeedha (Assistant Counsellor at Lh. FCSC) In the session, the participants were made aware of the impacts of negative and positive upbringing or parenting. The ways of effective upbringing was discussed with life examples and the negative impact of divorce and separation was highlighted. Throughout the session,Read more
In order to increase the awareness of the community regarding the major health and social issues, a series of awareness sessions is being held weekly for youth, parents and the community. This series of awareness sessions was started by SHE core+ initiative in association with Naifaru Juvenile, Lh. FCSC, Lh. Atoll Hospital and Naifaru Police. The first session at Lh. FCSC seminar hall on “Communication” was conducted with an audience of 13 participantsRead more