SASA! is a Kiswahili word that means now. Now is the time to prevent violence against women and its connection to HIV/AIDS. The SASA Model is a methodology that seeks to address the link between violence against women and HIV and AIDS. SASA is meant to inspire, enable and structure effective community mobilization to prevent violence against women and HIV and AIDS. SASA aims to change the imbalances of power between women and men as it relates to two specific human rights abuses, violence against women & women contracting HIV.
- SAYWHAT will be implementing the SASA start up phase in Hopley Farm with support from UN Women.
- The project shall be driven by 2 movements Mugota /Ixhiba and the Web for Life Movement.
- 50 young women and men are going to be trained as community activists who will take the leading role in engaging the community.