Border AIDS partnership to grant $36,000 to local HIV organizations


Commuters wait in traffic on the Paso del Norte bridge, as they enter El Paso, Texas, from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez)

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – El Paso organizations and Ciudad Juárez are set to receive $36,000 in grants from the Border AIDS Partnership on Monday morning.

The El Paso Community Foundation has a scheduled in-person presentation at 10:30 a.m. on Monday at the El Paso Community Foundation Room in Downtown El Paso. Five organizations in both border cities are set to receive the grants, according to a news release.

The following organizations and programs receiving funds from the effort include:

Programa Compañeros of Cd. Juárez, Chihuahua

  • • Positive Prevention for Women – $7,500
  • • Harm Reduction Strategies for People who Inject Drugs – $9,000
  • • Prevention with Pride – $7,500

Alliance of Border Collaboratives – El Paso, TX

  • TransFronterizxs Project – $3,500
  • Project Encuentro – $8,500

A partnership between the El Paso Community Foundation and the U.S. Mexico Border Health Association formed in 1994 to create HIV/AIDS assistance to nonprofit organizations in the region. The partnership also provides education, testing and social services to individuals affected by HIV/AIDS or those at high risk of infection.

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