Multimedia AIDS Communication Programme (MACP)
Sustainable Development Initiative and Digital Multimedia Solutions implemented a Multimedia AIDS Communication Project (MACP) with support from PEPFAR funds. The project worked in 20 schools in Blantyre to provide HIV/AIDS Information to secondary school through ICT.
The project was implemented in the year 2012 - 2013 In Blantyre, Zomba and Chikhwawa districts
The aim of the MACP was to enhance the accessibility of HIV/AIDS prevention information to the youth and adolescents through ICT. This was in recognition that in the current modern era, a good percentage of young people have access to ICTs by using different technologies such as listening to radios, watching TV, using cell phones, computers and other communication devices.
Through the project, Over 1000 students from 30 schools is in the targeted areas were linked and supported to use ICT to share HIV prevention information through internet, Facebook, Whatsapp, and other mobile phone and social media applications
Men for Gender Equality Now (MEGEN)
SDI is the secretariat of Men for Gender Equality Now (MEGEN)‐Blantyre Chapter in Malawi. SDI organises meeting with men in the communities in order to promote eradication of HIV/AIDs and related gender based violence.
The pictures on this page also shows some of activities organised by Some of the activities that SDI undertook through Men for Gender Equality Now programmes was promotion of use of female condoms and other HIV prevention measures. These activities were sponsored by UNFPA and PSI Malawi. The other programme implemented focused on addressing HIV/AIDS related genders issues.
An IT Solutions Company donating a computer for ICT and HIV/AIDS project.