Most sex workers in Sudan are very young girls, who have poor knowledge of HIV and are unlikely to use condoms. They need urgent support.
Shaleen became HIV positive through her husband who used drugs. Now she works at a local drop-in centre, supporting other people with HIV.
Althea provides counseling for sex workers, and provides them with condoms and advice about HIV. She makes a difference to their lives.
Donovan is a former sex worker turned community animator who inspires other sex workers to change their lives and reduce their risk of HIV.
Natalia, whose daughter died from AIDS, has set up a community centre for injecting drug users and people living with HIV.
Rani, an ex-drug user, learned she was living with HIV in 2002. She got support at a local rehab centre, and put her life back together.
Matilda is a mother of seven, and talks to young girls about sexual and reproductive health as part of a community response to HIV.
Street children are hard to reach with services, so the SUNRISE project set up the Street Patrol, to motivate children to visit a centre.
Korsang is the first NGO to do harm reduction work in Cambodia. It opened a 24-hour drop-in centre, for injecting drug users.
Services are only reaching a quarter of the 1.2 million children orphaned by HIV in Uganda. SUNRISE OVC provides direct community support.
Peer educators are vital for changing attitudes among injecting drug users. But the work can be difficult, dangerous and demanding.
Communicating about HIV and mother-to-child transmission has led to more women choosing to deliver their baby at a health care facility.