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PSI Brings Tennis Star Anna Kournikova to Haiti Bringing Hope and Assistance to Child Slaves
Date:3/4/2009

ections or other sexually transmitted diseases.

With a donation from H&M's Fashion Against AIDS campaign, PSI is building a youth center to provide children living in domestic servitude (restaveks) and on the streets with vocational training, clinical services and health education. The little girl Kournikova met comes regularly to PSI meetings to receive support and education to help her survive daily life. Out of fear of additional beatings and abuse, she's forced to do so in secret, telling the family she works for that she's doing something else.

In addition to meeting with restaveks, Kournikova also visited the hurricane-ravaged town of Cabaret. There, Kournikova said she could "see the hair of the children turning yellow due to malnutrition" and she noted the high rates of disease among children due to a lack of clean drinking water.

To reduce the rate of disease and to promote proper water treatment, PSI has launched a USAID-supported child survival program, focused on the social marketing of two key health products. "Sel Lavi" and "Dlo Lavi" have been proven effective in reducing the severity and duration of diarrhea episodes in children and in properly purifying unsafe water. PSI provides these products at affordable prices to those who need it most. PSI also builds education and behavior change communication campaigns in Haiti around proper water treatment, storage and sanitation.

While participating in a "Dlo Lavi" educational session in Cabaret, Kournikova also helped PSI distribute insecticide-treated malaria nets to children and their families - another key health product provided by PSI to prevent thousands of deaths due to the insect-borne disease. Long-lasting nets are funded by the Fondation Sogebank with the support of the Global Fund.

Kournikova also took part in an HIV prevention program - "Condomania" - in which PSI trains local se
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