Tendai is an experienced case worker, advocating for women and children from the ethnic minorities communities for services and better health care.
She has lived with the HIV virus for the past 17 years and type 2 diabetes.
Tendai is an advocate, public speaker and trainer in sexual health issues, mostly awareness and access to services. She is on the board of trustees for the African Health Policy Network (AHPN), a network of membership organisations and individual members who have a common purpose of improving the health and wellbeing of Africans and Afro-Caribbean’s in the UK.
Since 2010, Tendai has volunteered as a coordinator for the Ffena Group, an activist group influencing policy, research and giving a voice to the voiceless. This group informs of the research work done by the AHPN and ensures that the views of the people on the ground are heard.
Tendai is also on the board of trustees for the African Women Support Project and has previously worked with and volunteered for a number of charitable and community based organisations.
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