Lithuanian Non-Governmental Development Cooperation Organisations

Association Positive Life

I. Field of Activity and Areas of Expertise
Main Field of Expertise: III. Sustainable Development , Social Development, Employment, Labor and Social Protection (Social Reforms), Health, Halting and reversing HIV/AIDS
Additional Field of Expertise: II. Good Governance, Civic Engagement, Human Rights
Field of Activity: Capacity Building/Training, Development Education/Awareness Raising , Networking
II. General Information
Internet site:
Address: I.Kanto g. 21-2, LT-92239, Klaipėda
Tel./fax.: +370 60015950
Contact person/contact details: Jurgis Andriuška
Number of employees: 1
Existing since: 2003
Source(s) of funding:
Line Ministries Financing
Development Cooperation Finances (national ODA budget line)
Financing from private sources/Charity
Annual turnover (in Litas): 1 euro= 3.45 Litas
≤ 100 thousand
Member of Lithuanian Umbrella:
(Lithuanian Umbrella is a non-formal entity uniting NGDO Platform and LITDEA)
About the Organisation. Role, goals, key activities: Association „POZITYVUS GYVENIMAS" (Positive Life) was established by people living with HIV/AIDS and/or their family members in 2003. Currently the organisation unites not only infected people, but also their close friends, medical personnel, social workers and other specialists. Main activities of the organisation entail a) providing rapid (fast) HIV testing and organising counseling in mobile prevention cabinet, b) organising awareness raising events aimed at reducing HIV/AID related discrimination and homophobia in the society, assisting people living with HIV/AIDS and their families, engaging with policy makers to discuss better quality health services provision for HIV infected persons ensuring the principles of equality of rights. Member of International networks: ECUO (Easten European and Central Asian network of PLWH) - HIV Europe - GNP+ (General Network of PLWH) - AIDS Action Europe
III. Development Cooperation Experience
Geographical coverage of activities: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Ukraine
Short-term assistance/expertise (study visits, trainings, fact finding missions, feasibility studies etc.) provided in third countries
Country and benefiting organisation/organiserDate (Month, Year)Brief description of the eventThematic topics covered
ECUO (Ukraine) 2010 Study visit/Trainings Enhancement of people living with HIV/AIDS and their communities in Eastern European, Asia and Caucasus Region. Learning from best practices.
V. Capacity Building Needs
Project Cycle Management
Partner Search
Trilateral Project Formulation and Implementation
Resource Mobilisation
Thematic Knowledge
Other (please specify)
VI. Planned/Preferred Project Activities in 2014 and beyond
Target CountryThematic AreaSearching for Partner
In EUIn partner country
Belarus Halting and reversing HIV/AIDS Yes Yes
Ukraine Halting and reversing HIV/AIDS Yes Yes
Republic of Moldova Halting and reversing HIV/AIDS Yes Yes