What they say is true, that people may forget your name and how you look but not what you made them feel. This speaks for the quality of the delivered services. More than the number we achieve in doing our job, we are also being measured by the feedback our clients provide out of their experiences with an organization.

DIOSSA or the Decent Image of South Signal Association is best known by its clients as the organization with a heart. It is composed of compassionate workers and volunteers mostly part of the LGBTQI+ community. They actively work together to educate, inspire, and support persons living with HIV (PLHIV). Their services extend to their client’s loved ones.

Aside from HIV education and testing, the organization also focuses on HIV counseling. Their goal is to empower  PLHIV to regain their self-worth and their drive to cope with their situation. They guide their clients in the transition of their lives from the point of a life changing news. They provide financial, emotional and social support that walk the clients through. This happens successfully when the clients’ ideal self accepts and helps the present self.

This is why their clients leave their facility feeling accepted, loved and inspired. DIOSSA opens not only its doors but also its heart to their clients. They also provide their community with positive vibe by organizing pageants, workshops, and campaigns.

The are faced with financial challenges but they are determined to make their community beautiful. For them, healthy living includes a good sense of self-acceptance. Using their hearts, DIOSSA reform their clients from within until they walk with pride and live an inspiring life.

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About the Ripple Awards

The second Ripple Awards was inspired by the ethos of courage and compassion in the face of tremendous odds, thus now honoring five (5) individuals, three (3) organizations and a project which demonstrates the genuine ability to move other people towards uplifting the lives affected by the HIV-AIDS epidemic.

Beyond the glitz and glamor, The Ripple Awards celebrates the great human potential to drive change, inspire hope, and bring healing to others in need. Save the date for the awarding of the top Ripplers at the Love Gala on May 11, 2019. Get your tickets here.

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