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Road to Geneva: Coalition Partners

posted Aug 22, 2012, 7:09 AM by Rise St. Lucia

Learn more about the Road to Geneva Coalition Partners!

RISE (St. Lucia) Inc. – a Non-Profit organization dedicated since 2007 to the healthy development of youth, demonstrates its mission of networking for youth by the sharing of this project’s vision with similarly aimed partners. RISE, by attracting the interest and earning the respect of youth with innovative, creative approaches attractive to them, with its youth reps is well placed to lead and coordinate this project team - has been identified as a champion of youth and a creator of a bank of knowledge on St. Lucian youth engagement and positive development successes, available to government and others; has improved networking for youth and supported others (public and private) similarly involved; has demonstrated successes in regional & international donor identification and engagement. Incorporated July ‘07 under the Companies Act Cap 13.01.


Aids Action Foundation (AAF) – a Non-Governmental organization, launched in November 2000, AAF is dedicated to offering care and support to people living with HIV and AIDS, helping reduce the spread and impact of HIV/AIDS in Saint Lucia and to disseminating culturally relevant information to bridge the knowledge gap fuelling the HIV/AIDS epidemic.


St. Lucia National Youth Council (NYC) – NYC is a Non Governmental organization established in April 1985, to promote the active participation of Youth in the economic, social, cultural and political life of St. Lucia through leadership training, skills training, cultural development, environmental awareness, women and development and economic projects.


St. Lucia Planned Parenthood Association (SLPPA) - Founded in 1967, SLPPA is the premier agency for family planning services promoting family welfare and reducing the incidence of unwanted pregnancies, particularly among adolescents, through a strengthened family life education program, quality reproductive health care services, youth outreach and Peer Educator training programs in sexual and reproductive health.


National Council Of/For Persons With Disabilities (NCPD) – NCPD was established in 1981 to commemorate the United Nations International Year of the Disabled with a mission to promote policies, programs, practices and procedures for persons with disabilities and to empower the disabled community to achieve equality, independence and economic self-sufficiency.


St. Lucia Blind Welfare Association (SLBWA) – SLBWA is a Non-governmental organization that acts as a support group and advocate for resources and access for visually-impaired and multi-disabled persons in St. Lucia.