Operation Abraham, a consortium of eight Israeli medical institutions working voluntarily and facilitated by the Jerusalem AIDS Project
, in 2008 trained 10% of all surgeons in Swaziland in performing safe, swift circumcisions on adult men to help protect them against HIV infection.
The earnings will go to the Jerusalem AIDS Project
(JAIP), an Israeli program that encourages male circumcision as a way of reducing AIDS and HIV.
Schenker, who is with the Jerusalem AIDS Project
, a non-governmental group that promotes HIV prevention, is working to marry the experience accumulated in Israel with the urgent need in Africa for effective programs to fight the AIDS epidemic.