As of July 2010, over 27,000 workers have been covered through the targeted WPI program at 29 HCC sites. HCC has also created 223 local pools of resources and Peer Educators at five sites. The total man-hours spent for the WPI is 56,066 hours.
- Developed special curriculum for Peer Educators training
- Trained 163 Peer Educators
- Sensitized 272 officers from management cadre
- Reached to 7500 workers
- Training conducted for Community Peer educators
- Supported ten women living with HIV/AIDS by creating Income generating activities
- The trained Peer educators conduct the outreach program with the special kit provided to them which helps them to make their session effective. The Peer Educators are awarded by giving the certificate after completion of the training course
- As of March 2009, over 21,500 workers have participated in the 'Workplace Intervention Program' (WPI) which includes the awareness sessions, condom demonstration and connectivity to the local VCTC (Voluntary Counseling and Testing Center) at various HCC sites.
- The WPI has been launched at at total of 22 project sites
- WPI activities include awareness sessions, condom demonstration, Q & A sessions, IEC material distribution, Audio Visual Shows, giving away attendance certificates to workers, setting up posters and condom boxes. Sustainability is achieved by continuation of awareness messaging through tool box talk to the workers.
- Additionally, HCC donated a sum of money to the Clinton HIV / AIDS Initiative (CHAI) to help train private sector physicians in India to recognize the symptoms of HIV and refer patients. To date, more than 57,000 doctors have received this training, across 13 states in India.
In partnership with the Hindustan Construction Company, FXB International has conducted HIV prevention awareness sessions for local and migrant construction workers at several sites across India. In additional to all HCC employees, participants also include migrant workers who may be most at-risk for the infection.
Under the WPI Program model, FXB and HCC imparted HIV education, prevention skills and information to all employees in English and their local language. Sessions include condom demonstrations, distribution and question and answer sessions. Information and educational materials and posters are also distributed at different site locations to increase awareness among all employees.
- More than 10,000 workers have been sensitized through awareness programs at six Hindustan Construction Company (HCC) sites.
- 250 Peer Educators have been trained at all HCC sites. More than 100 workers with STI infections have been referred to health services.
- 1,400 workers have been counseled on sexual and psychosexual myths and misconceptions related to HIV/AIDS.
- HCC has approached FXB to conduct its programs at 9 new HCC sites.
- $40,000 in additional money is needed for expanding the program.
- This commitment has facilitated a significant strengthening of the partnership between FXB and the Hindustan Construction Company. It has also helped to build cooperation between the private sector and the government in India in matters related to HIV awareness and prevention.
- The program was implemented on a pilot project site covering 1,000 workmen.
- Initiated implementation on 2 more project sites (covering 3,500 workmen), scheduled to be completed April 2007.
- By October 2007, we will initiate the programs on additional 5 new project sites covering approximately 6,500 workmen.
- 'Workplace Intervention Program' has been implemented at 15 project sites, reaching 17,000 workers.