“HARM REDUCTION is about working with the immediate goals and issues people have” “HARM REDUCTION values Life, Choice, Respect and Compassion over Judgement, Stigma, Discrimination and Punishment” “HARM REDUCTION values Life, Choice, Respect and Compassion over Judgement, Stigma, Discrimination and Punishment”

Vision:-


Vision, Mission Statement, Aim & Objectives of SATHI SAMUHA are informed by an underlying challenges on HIV & AIDS, Drug Use, Health, Poverty and Resources among others. The above mentioned guiding & official directives of the organization are revised few times to encompass a new & wider communities that too are the target beneficiaries of SATHI and according to the demand of time & changing trends.

Our vision is "A free & just society where every person living with HIV/AIDS (PLHIVs) and those who use/inject drugs (PWIDs) living a dignified life".

Mission Statement:-

"We are an nongovernmental, non-profitable & community-led organization which exists to ensure that all people living with HIV & AIDS (PLHIV) and people who use/inject drugs (PWIDs) have access to quality health care and social services and  lead a productive life free from stigma & discrimination. We do this mainly through, Service Delivery, Awareness Raising & Advocacy".

Aim:-

Our aim is "To contribute creating a free & just society where each & every person who use/inject drugs (PWIDs) & a person living with HIV & AIDS (PLHIVs) have all & equal rights, have an easy access to quality health care & social services and is able to live in an environment free from stigma & discrimination".

Objectives:-

  • To prolong the lives of people living with HIV & AIDS (PLHIV) & those living with viral hepatitis (Especially with HIV/Hep.-C co-infection) through providing them with treatment & care services and linkages to ARVs and Hepatitis treatment.
  • To reduce & control the incidence, prevalence and spread of blood-borne infections like HIV, Viral Hepatitis (Hep. B & C) etc. among people who inject drugs (PWIDs).
  • To lobby and advocate with the Government, to develop a new or amend the (existing) National Health and HIV/AIDS & Drug/Narcotic laws & policies to be supportive towards people who use drug (PUDs) & people living with HIV & AIDS (PLHIV) communities.
  • To mitigate stigma & discrimination (S&D) and ensure respect for health & human rights of PUDs & PLHIV.
  • Advocate & lobby to improve policy relevance and responsiveness to realities affecting the everyday lives of PUDs & PLHIV.