Delores Robinson

Delores Robinson

THE Grassroots Organisations Operating Together in Sisterhood (GROOTS) has been able to successfully get HIV testing, counselling and medication to the most vulnerable in society over the past year.

GROOTS executive director Delores Robinson said through funding and logistical support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and under certification of the Ministry of Health her organisation was able to hold several testing and educational sessions with at risk people of all age groups and sexual orientations across the islands.

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