The Kids & Teens Resource Centre (K&TRC): For this project K&TRC is the lead organisation for the consortium. K&TRC is a registered non-governmental organisation in Nigeria established in December 2002 to advance, promote and support efforts of government and all other stakeholders involved in the development of children and young people. K&TRC has been working with children and young people for the past 14 years and have made remarkable impacts in the lives of young people in communities through service provision, information sharing, capacity development, mentoring and participatory community development.
ACCOUNTABILITY INTERNATIONAL, South Africa: Accountability International has a 12 year long history working in partnerships and collaborating with dozens if not hundreds of partners. As an organisation they have worked to popularise accountability, been a leader in participatory action research for human rights in Africa and as a think-tank are steeped in learning and experimenting. AI brings expertise in Participatory Action Research, a broad spectrum of human rights knowledge and experience and a strong network of marginalised people.
ARCAD SANTE PLUS: Formerly known as ARCAD-SIDA Mali, the Association for Community Resilience towards Access to Development and Health PLUS (ARCAD Santé PLUS) is a Malian community-based organisation created in 1994. ARCAD Santé PLUS is a recognized public-interest organisation since 2016 and has been a key partner of the State of Mali since 2000 in the implementation of the Malian initiative for access to antiretroviral treatments (ARV) and in the decentralisation of HIV services across the country.
PEER REVIEW FORUM in Nigeria: The Peer Review Forum is an organisation working towards ensuring accountability of all stakeholders responding to the HIV epidemic in Nigeria towards the goal of elimination of AIDS in Nigeria by 2030. It was inaugurated in 2016 with the institution of a platform to bring together all stakeholders to discuss the status of the HIV response annually. As a watchdog for the Nigeria HIV response, its mission is to amplify the diverse voices of communities, by ensuring that the voices inform and drive the HIV programmes in Nigeria.
SOCIETY FOR AIDS IN AFRICA in Ghana: Founded in 1989, the Society for AIDS in Africa (SAA) is a non-government, non-profit making, civic and community oriented organisation with the overall goal of mitigating the impact of HIV and AIDS, TB as well as Malaria in the African continent, through various activities. SAA envisions an African continent free of AIDS, TB, Malaria and emerging infections, where the communities are empowered, with no stigma and discrimination against people living with HIV/AIDS, key populations and their families and where there is social justice, and equity to accessing treatment, care and support.