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.
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.
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.
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.
This week we helped a 45-year-old dance teacher who not only is HIV positive, but also needed hepatitis treatment urgently.
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In April we provided – together with our local partner Bandanh Chaktomok – four times emergency aid: twice to a gay man living with HIV, twice to trans women living with HIV. We are currently looking for an internship for the young man.
Update January 31: At the age of eighteen, R.P.went to Thailand and worked as a sex worker for five years. Now he is 23 and went home sick: AIDS & TB. Our help was of no avail, R.P. is deceased.
January is usually a quiet month at Untenu. This year not: already five times we released budget for emergency relief for LGBTIs living with HIV in Cambodia. Below we tell the stories of three men who were admitted to the hospital recently.
The new year was just beginning or bad news came: H.S. (33) from Battambang – who suffered from TB & HIV – died.