The role of Aids Information Centre (SIC) as Non-Governmental Organization Kabale Branch in the prevention of HIV/AIDS among the people of Kabale Municipality

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Kampala International University, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
This study was focused on the contributions of AIC Kabale branch as an NGO in the prevention of HIV/AIDS IN Kabale municipality. As well as the services it offers , the level off community commitment and the approaches it uses in the prevention of HIV/AIDS. This study was conducted in Kabale municipality but specifically covering AIC staff management, the clients of AIC branch, community leaders ,volunteers and the other employers. Data was collected using both qualitative and quantitative methods. These questionnaires and interviews were given to the targeted population and Documentations were also used.100 respondents were selected that is ; AIC clients (60 ),community leaders (10 ),AIC management team ( 5 ),volunteers (10), and other employers (15). From the interpretation , it was revealed that AIC is playing a fundamental role in the prevention of HIV/AIDS in Kabale municipality and the whole district at large . Still the the community is filly committed to support AIC in the prevention of HIV/AIDS. Basing on the findings, the following recommendations for policy action were designed; o There is need for AIC to increase on its staff so as to reach to all clients especially in terms of home visits because it was one of the approaches that were put up by the respondents but the staff is not enough. o There is need to increase funding to AIC such that adequate funds are available to boost its performance in activities like sensitization, support to children of the infected people, among others.
A research report submitted in as a partial fulfillment of the requirement for the award of a Degree in Guidance Counseling of Kampala International University
Aids Information Centre (SIC), Non-Governmental Organization, Kabale Branch, HIV/AIDS, Kabale Municipality