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Volkswagen uses game to fight AIDS in South Africa

Volkswagen South Africa, has teamed up with educators to create a “trivial pursuit”like game to teach children about HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and pregnancy. The pilot project launched in the Eastern Cape industrial town of Uitenhage, the company’s headquarters, has 5 schools enrolled. The children taking part are aged between 11 and 13.

South Africa has the world’s highest HIV/AIDS caseload with more than five million people estimated to carry the virus — one in nine of its 45 million people.

Reuters AlertNet – Volkswagen uses game to fight AIDS in South Africa

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