If you are looking for help or support, you can schedule 1-on-1 Zoom and phone call appointments with a member of our team.
We can set up virtual appointments to help with:
Visit http://calendly.com/Hwupenyu to book an appointment, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Last year, a new law passed, extending the right to vote in Scottish elections to people over 16 who live in Scotland.
This includes everyone with leave to remain, including people with refugee status.
Register by Monday 19 April to vote in May!
Read more on Scottish Refugee Council's website here.
Asymptomatic COVID-19 testing is now available in Gorbals and Govanhill. It's free and appointments are not necessary.
Glasgow residents without Covid-19 symptoms are being asked to get tested if an Asymptomatic Test Centre is set up in their neighbourhood.
People can have the virus and be infectious, yet have no symptoms. This could mean they are spreading Covid-19 to loved ones and in their community without knowing.
Current Asymptomatic Testing Sites
More information is available at the council's website here.
We have launched a GoFundMe, to raise money for us to be able to purchase a small van for our weekly foodbank.
Any amount can help us continue to provide this essential service to people who need it most - especially during COVID-19, when we have seen an increase in the numbers of people who need this essential service.
Follow this link to read more about our campaign, and to donate. Please share widely so we can meet our target, and continue to support those who need it most!
We are part of Glasgow's new community lottery, Yaldi Lottery!
Purchase a ticket (for just £1!) and you will be in the chance of winning up to £25,000 - all while helping to support us and our work.
To find out more, and to purchase tickets, follow this link. Good luck!
We are now part of the Amazon Smile scheme!
Visit this link, and confirm Hwupenyu as your selected charity.
When you make eligible purchases on Amazon, they will donate a portion of the sale (0.5%) to us - at no cost to yourself!
It's an easy and straightforward way to donate to us, with minimal effort. Sign up today - and happy shopping!
We have launched a new survey which seeks to understand how accessible PrEP is for African communities through NHS Scotland.
The results from this survey will help inform our work, through allowing us to better understand if any barriers exist in accessing effective treatment for HIV within African communities, and how we can address these.
- Are a member of the African community.
- Have ever accessed, or tried to access PrEP through NHS Scotland.
Consider taking our short survey to inform our work!
Click here to take our survey.
We have an exciting new job opportunity at Hwupenyu: Communications and Prevention officer! We look forward to introducing you to our new team member shortly!
The UK HIV testing week is starting on the 16th November 2019. Hwupenyu would like you to get involved. It is important to know your HIV status as it saves lives.
Join us every Thursday after the food bank for a meeting with like minded women of colour. Please come to discuss issues that affect you and hear from others how they have managed to overcome. Looking forward to seeing you.