The Letlama project aims to improve the health of Basotho people by reducing the incidence of HIV infection through the promotion of protective behaviors and support for healthier social norms among young people 15-24 and adults 25-35.
Working together with the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, public institution, private sector partners and an extensive network of community based organizations, the project aspires to:
- Improve the capacity of Basotho institutions to lead, sustain and harmonize the HIV prevention response and deliver high quality HIV prevention services to scale
- Empower communities to adopt social and cultural norms. Attitudes and values that reduce vulnerability to HIV
- Improve the ability and motivation of Basotho youth and adults to change their behaviors through increased knowledge, risk perception, skills and access to services.
The project is currently airing an on-going radio drama named S’moko feela’
This project is supported by PEPFAR through the US Agency for International Development (USAID)