A micro credit project of agriculture at Andiamo Youth Cooperative Trust, Get up Stand Up will on March 11 together with Jack Edward from Tinyadire Moyo Project have a HIV/AIDS sensitization meeting with farmers in Petro village.
According to the Project Coordinator of Get Up Stand Up, Henry Goster, the meeting has been organized with the aim of sensitizing farmers on the dangers of HIV/AIDS and on how they can live positively with the virus.Jack Edward who tested positive some years ago but still live a healthy and happy life, will share his life story with farmers during the meeting.
Orizzonte Malawi bought a bicycle for Edward to make his movement easier to surrounding villages.
ABOUT USIn southern Malawi, and precisely in Balaka, Father Mario Pacifici, Monfort missionary, arrived here thirty five years ago and founded with Cesare Castelli the "Andiamo Youth Cooperative Trust" which now has nearly 700 workers. The Cooperative operates within four areas of development:
- People find jobs in the 33 activities of Andiamo, including health care, education, vocational training, construction, agriculture, mechanics, sports, and last but not the musical one. Precisely in this context born the Alleluya Band, a band created in 1978 as a church choir and now became the point of musical reference throughout Malawi. Our representative in Italy is Orizzonte Malawi onlus, that use the valuable collaboration of many associations: