Information session on HIV/AIDS was conducted for migrant workers from Amin Construction Private Limited. 16 migrants participated in this session out of which 14 were from Bangladesh and 2 from Nepal.
The group consisted of people speaking 3 different languages; Bengali, Hindi and Nepali. Therefore the session was conducted by 3 migrant peer educators.
The participants were informed on the basic knowledge, modes of transmission and necessary preventive measures for HIV/AIDS. Peer Educators emphasized on the importance of using condoms as a preventive measure to the group
Each peer was provided with leaflets on HIV/AIDS in their respective languages. A total of 16 IEC materials were distributed.
- A large number of migrants were reached through a single session.
- Migrants asked questions without hesitation as it was easy to communicate with the peer educators.
- All migrants gained new information on HIV/AIDS