Why the Bottletop Foundation exists…
Five young people are infected with HIV every minute (UNAIDS. World AIDS Campaign with children and young people. Facts and figures)
- Over 80% of young people worldwide are unable to correctly identify methods of contraception (United Nations Population Fund. Fast Facts: Young people and demographic trends. New York. UNFPA)
- Teenage pregnancy is the leading cause of death amongst young women (UNFPA, State of the World Population)
Through the Bottletop Foundation, we are :
- Empowering around 35,000 young people each year with life skills and education to help protect them from contracting HIV/AIDS or falling victim to unplanned teenage pregnancy or drug and substance abuse.
Our Mission :
The Bottletop Foundation sets out to empower young people; to protect themselves, their families, their communities and the environment.