Awareness Campaign in Tibetan settlement

Aug 16, 2010 | JPIC, Solidarity & Mission, St. Thomas

India. CARE Home (Saint Thomas Province), conducted an awareness program on HIV/AIDS at a Tibetan settlement in Odeyarpalaya, Chamarajanagar district of Karnataka state on 12 May 2010.

The program was organized at the invitation of Mr. Lakpha Thesring, Administrator of Dhondenling Van Thiel

Charitable Trust Hospital.

The CARE Home team led by its field work staff Mr. Ganesh Babu went to the campus with five positive clients and explained about the deadly virus and how a person gets infected by this virus. The team also shared information about the present medical treatment facilities and possibility of rehabilitation.

The Tibetans were very keen to know and see how the positive people are managing their day to day activities. The administrative department of Tibetan settlement was so much taken up by the CARE Home activities and gifted us with warm clothes and other dresses to be distributed to the beneficiaries of CARE Home.

Around 200 Tibetans attended the classes and those affected among agreed to go for further medical treatment.

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