A severe lockdown has been announced in Cambodia due to a second corona wave. Poor people and those who are losing their jobs as a result are now faced with food shortages. Untenu collects money for food parcels.Read More
AIDS: unnecessary, but still very ill
O. – a trans woman living with HIV – went to Sihanoukville for her relationship and to find work. Because of this she wanted to hide her HIV status and stopped taking HIV inhibitors.Read More
HIV stigma can kill
Rosa was very ill. The application for emergency aid by Untenu stated: she hid her HIV status and therefore did not take HIV medication. Two weeks later She passed away.Read More
Emergency aid to the poorest LGBTI people with HIV in Cambodia has resumed
After a break – due to lack of money – Untenu has resumed emergency aid to HIV-positive LGBTI people living in poverty in Cambodia.Read More
Untenu pays for make-up training course
Thanks to recent fundraising campaigns, the Untenu Foundation has managed to raise enough money to start a make-up training course for underprivileged LGBTI people with HIV in Battambang, Cambodia. The course will start during the Cambodian rainy season.Read More
AIDS2020: Chairman Untenu guest at talk show
On July 9, Untenu chairman Ron van Zeeland was one of the guests at the daily talk show ATLAS Virtual. He was interviewed about Untenu’s work in Cambodia. Click Read more to watch the broadcast.Read More
Give them job skills for a better life
Help us raise money so we can provide 10 HIV positive LGBTs in Battambang – Cambodia with make-up skills so they can improve their livelihood.Read More
Corona: massage parlors closed, tourists away, no sex work.
All massage parlors in Cambodia had to close due to the government implemented corona measures. Sex workers sometimes finds their clients at massage parlors. This is what Transwoman T.P. from Siem Reap did to support herself and her family.Read More
Corona crisis affects LGBTI people with HIV in Cambodia
Covid-19 is affecting LGBTI’s living with HIV in Cambodia. People loose their jobs. No income, no savings and no social security provisions makes people extremely vulnerable in this corona crisis.Read More
Poverty & HIV: working on, becoming sicker, die.
Poverty & HIV; it has a face: that of K. from Battambang. If working in the factory does not yield enough income for his family, he will work in the entertainment business in Bangkok. (updated March 11, 2020)
K. died today, March 11
To our great sadness we learned today that this afternoon K. deceased in the house of his uncle. His mother could not pay the medical costs and took him to his uncle’s home.
Untenu Foundation contributes to the costs for the funeral.