Strategically using ICTs to amplify voices of silenced groups

Friday, April 23, 2010

Building the self-confidence of people living with HIV/AIDS

An advocacy workshop was organized to increase the target groups’ communication skills with a focus on: presentation skills, system of argumentation, ability to speak in front of the public, self articulation, increase self-confidence and self esteem, increase of tolerance towards different opinions and negotiation skills. A guest speaker, Mrs. Beauty Ngwenya was invited to lead the talk. Mrs. Ngwenya is a local HIV/AIDS activist and a member of the Zimbabwe National Network of People Living with HIV (ZNNP+) and has been living with the HIV virus for more than fifteen years.