Maxixe return visit

On the 29th of september 2007, all of the Positivo team went back to Maxixe’s ‘Escola Secundaria 29 de setembro’. There was a big party for the school’s birthday. We officially launched the song ‘Uma noite de prazer’ in a classroom with all workshop participants. During the afternoon, students improvised dance shows and capoeira demonstrations. […]

After Homoine and Maxixe

During the days following Homoine and Maxixe’s workshops, we tested the two new Positivo songs ‘Vamos-la’ and ‘Uma noite de prazer’ in bars and discos. The more young people dance to the song, the more motivation we get. We also gave a few encouraging shows in different public places of Tofo Beach to test the […]

Workshop in Maxixe

Positivo team arrived at 8 am in Maxixe’s ‘Escola Secundaria 29 de Setembro’. We set up the studio in a classroom and welcomed 40 participants for the workshop, mainly boys. Two teachers attended the first part of the workshop. After a few interviews and a short presentation of the project, HIV-AIDS participative education started. As […]

Special comments on Homoine`s workshop

Omar Thomaz and Luis Enrique, two brazilian anthropologists with a great deal of experience, showed interest in Positivo project and insisted on giving us their critical appreciation in a two-hour conversation after the workshop:
‘It is very hard to communicate on condoms and HIV-AIDS in Mozambique. The first error that activists often make is to present […]

Workshop in Homoine

 
Positivo team arrived at 8 am in Homoine’s ‘Escola Secundaria 25 de Setembro’. We set up the studio in a classroom and welcomed 24 participants to the workshop, girls and boys being present in equal numbers (see the list of participants attached). After a short presentation of pupils and project, HIV-AIDS participative education started. Our […]

Concert and activist performance in Homoine

On Friday the 14th of September 2007, around 1.30 pm, Positivo team arrived in Homoine, met local authorities and set up the stage in the main square of the city. Homoine’s General Administrator warmly welcomed us :‘HIV-AIDS is a big problem in Homoine, the biggest obstacle being miscommunication between adults and children. I hope you […]

First visit in Maxixe

Before organising the workshop, we visited Maxixe’s ‘Escola Secundaria 29 de Setembro’ several times. On their last visit, Helio D and Roland Pickl were introduced to the pedagogical director, and presented the workshop to students in a classroom. They had a debate on HIV-AIDS, use of condoms and eventually music tastes in the school. A […]

First visit in Homoine

Roland Pickl and Darren Clark went to Homoine for the first time in august 2007. Ian Hefele from the USA Peace Corps introduced them to local authorities (Administration, Police, EDM, Community Radio Homoine, Hospital, school officials). Everybody showed interest and offered support to our project. The Performance was agreed to happen on the 14th of […]

August News

Just tomorrow the team is back together in full strength. Roland arrived in Moz in the second week of August, met Darren, Helen and Pierre and Hèlio called yesterday from Johannesburg and will be in Inhambane tomorrow…

In the meanwhile preperations and organisations run at their best. Our next workshop, following up the pilote project in […]

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