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

x workers as peer educators, teaching them how to persuade their customers to use condoms, promoting the use of female condoms and helping them to share their knowledge with other female sex workers.

Kournikova's trip helped draw much-needed attention to the health services PSI offers women and children in Haiti to help them live longer and healthier lives. Now that she has returned to the United States, she continues to draw attention to these life-saving initiatives. You can read a first-person account of her experiences on her blog at: http://www.kournikova.com/blog/2009/02/26/my-life-changing-trip-to-haiti

Or view video of her trip on YouTube at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KSQnExVjFRI

About PSI:

PSI is an international nonprofit organization operating in more than 65 countries. With programs in malaria, reproductive health, child survival and HIV, PSI promotes products, services and healthy behavior that enable low-income and vulnerable people to lead healthier lives. www.psi.org.

For further information or for more photos, please contact:

Anna Dirksen

Senior Manager, Communications

PSI (www.psi.org)

Email: adirksen@psi.org

Phone: 202 469 6673


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