Project Targets HIV Education in South Africa
June 23, 2010
A global organization that reaches out to children in areas most affected by HIV is staging its most comprehensive project to date at the World Cup in South Africa.
"Our goal is to educate as many kids as possible and to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS in South Africa using soccer as the entry point," said GRS co-founder Ethan Zohn. "It's still a little bit taboo in South Africa, a little stigmatized. By combining something really cool, like soccer and the World Cup, with HIV/AIDS, we're able to break down those barriers."
06.15.2010; Nicole Auerbach
This article was provided by CDC National Prevention Information Network. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update.
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