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Video Game Teaches Kenyan Youth HIV-Safety

Soulskill posted more than 5 years ago | from the we-already-knew-video-games-slowed-spreading-of-stds dept.

Education 75

QuackenDuck writes "The latest video-game headlines are all about virtual sex, violence, and taxes. Here's a story that turns the 'Think of the Children' battle-cry against games on its head. VOA News reports on how the video game medium is being used to educate Kenyan youths about risky behaviors that lead to HIV infection: 'Kenya has an HIV prevalence rate of about five percent, with young women among the most vulnerable to new infection. Now, the US government and a private entertainment company have teamed up to produce and distribute a video game that teaches Kenyan youth how to avoid contracting HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.' Many parts of the world are gritty, violent and dangerous, and this game designer is using gritty, violent and dangerous content to teach the children of Kenya."

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75 comments

Like oregon trail but... (3, Funny)

gandhi_2 (1108023) | more than 5 years ago | (#27207477)

..."you died of aids."

Re:Like oregon trail but... (1, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#27207501)

It is pitch dark. You are likely to catch aids.

Re:Like oregon trail but... (1, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#27207565)

i
equip "glow-in-the-dark condom"

Re:Like oregon trail but... (5, Funny)

ozphx (1061292) | more than 5 years ago | (#27207747)

You have been buttraped by a Grue.

The Grue had AIDS.

Re:Like oregon trail but... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#27207833)

> Put condom in anus.

You have been buttraped by a Grue.

The condom ruptured. The Grue had AIDS.

You didn't think a condom would really save you?

Re:Like oregon trail but... (1)

MrMr (219533) | more than 5 years ago | (#27208177)

Hey, Benedict XVI is that you?

Re:Like oregon trail but... (1)

aliquis (678370) | more than 5 years ago | (#27208413)

equip "glow-in-the-dark condom"

... condom made in China, not to be used for actual disease prevention.

(Seriously, I've seen condoms with a description mentioning how they are not supposed to be used for what you actual use condoms for, but rather for their fun factor of whatever sort ..)

Re:Like oregon trail but... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#27212169)

Fun factor?... It's more fun with bare skin. If you like condoms for the "fun factor" then you like playing penis dress-up... and you should consider that you are probably homosexual or bisexual.

Re:Like oregon trail but... (-1, Flamebait)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#27207505)

...and instead of hunting the wildlife, you're fucking it. Game over if you rape the infected monkey.

Re:Like oregon trail but... (-1, Troll)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#27207821)

Who cares? If it gets rid of a few niggers it's fine by me.

Re:Like oregon trail but... (0, Troll)

larry bagina (561269) | more than 5 years ago | (#27208407)

Maybe next they could have a game that teaches Kenyans about the economy and how to be President? I know one that needs it.

Re:Like oregon trail but... (0)

Gerafix (1028986) | more than 5 years ago | (#27207513)

I wonder if it at the end it teaches them that the more people without aids the better they can maneuver their floating raft around rocks.

lolwut (1, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#27207489)

what kind of rating would your game get in America if:

this game designer is using gritty, violent and dangerous content to teach the children

I'm thinking liesure-suit larry, left4dead, and gta4 rolled into one.

Re:lolwut (1, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#27209043)

having sex with zombie hookers in a stolen car does sound pretty awesome

Re:lolwut (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#27224947)

having sex with zombie hookers in a stolen car does sound pretty awesome

You know what zombie hookers expect for payment? BRAAAAAIIINSSSS

new layout sucks (0, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#27207495)

It's a mess on a 12" display

Re:new layout sucks (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#27207779)

Then wipe it off with a towel.

Help the poor heathens! (1)

tacarat (696339) | more than 5 years ago | (#27207575)

A games company called Virtual Heroes Inc. developed Pamoja Mtaani, which targets 15 to 19-year-olds .

Why does this seem like something the same people protesting Sexual Education in our American schools, to kids EXACTLY the same age, would support?

Re:Help the poor heathens! (5, Insightful)

artor3 (1344997) | more than 5 years ago | (#27207615)

The people who protest sex ed in the US would likely want this program to be abstinence only. It's not, so they probably think it's horrible.

Re:Help the poor heathens! (1)

aliquis (678370) | more than 5 years ago | (#27208423)

I'm a good boy, no sex for 30 years!

Re:Help the poor heathens! (1)

Sebilrazen (870600) | more than 5 years ago | (#27208561)

I wouldn't have blamed you for, and probably would have encouraged you to, post anonymously. If true, and not by choice, I'm sorry.

Re:Help the poor heathens! (2, Insightful)

aliquis (678370) | more than 5 years ago | (#27208939)

I wouldn't have blamed you for, and probably would have encouraged you to, post anonymously.

I don't care, do with it as you please.

If true, and not by choice, I'm sorry.

True? Yes.
By choice? I wouldn't say so, though I guess my whole sex drive/partner intrest/.. may be lower than others, some special preferences (preferably non-animal eating to begin with) and I don't see why I should have sex with someone I find unattractive or don't like for whatever reason.

I guess it can feel ok even with ugly people you don't have anything in common with but well, don't seem much worth it.

Suck that I haven't found any attractive one or was to harsh on the vegan judging though, should probably had less restrictive filtering =P

Re:Help the poor heathens! (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#27209515)

I'm a good boy, no sex for 30 years!

Reminds me of the following billboard:

Truth in Advertising [livejournal.com]
- No, not a Photoshop.

Re:Help the poor heathens! (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#27209865)

I don't see how you can't mix them?
Alcohol and parties may mix somewhat worse with studies but you can get sex without getting drunk, I'd assume.

/ Still aliquis.

Re:Help the poor heathens! (1)

Xtravar (725372) | more than 5 years ago | (#27209391)

Well, the Africans are probably already going to hell in that view, so what's the difference?

It's the inconsistency.. (5, Insightful)

tjstork (137384) | more than 5 years ago | (#27207757)

Why does this seem like something the same people protesting Sexual Education in our American schools

The right wing tends to feel that sex education is more about promoting a sexual society than it is about safety, as, whenever the right suggests other things be taught in the same of safety, the left argues that such education is promotion. For example, you might think that we would have gun safety classes in a nation with 100 million guns, but the left wing has continually refused to let even -free- gun classes such as NRA'S Eagle program to be taught in public schools, because they say that teaching about guns promotes guns.

Re:It's the inconsistency.. (4, Insightful)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#27207943)

If humans were born with firearms equipped standard, the left would probably support proper training for children in their use.

More seriously, I think the flaw in the right wing argument is the assumption that teenagers need any promoting to figure out they want to have sex and how to get around any restrictions in place to prevent it. On the other hand they might not figure out how to do it safely, or even recognize the need.

I will also say that I don't think theres a problem with teaching children gun safety. Although I wouldn't want the NRA teaching my children anything.

Re:It's the inconsistency.. (2, Interesting)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#27208043)

More seriously, I think the flaw in the right wing argument is the assumption that teenagers need any promoting to figure out they want to have sex

No, they're right about that. In my teenage years, I had a lot of romantic ideals. I didn't really care about having sex until pressure from my peers and the media convinced me that it was the best thing ever and my life was worthless if I didn't have it.*
The real flaw in the right wing's argument is that the promotion is going to come from society, regardless of anything they might try to do at school or in the family.

(*: This turned out to be false.)

Re:It's the inconsistency.. (1)

TheCarp (96830) | more than 5 years ago | (#27211523)

> No, they're right about that. In my teenage years, I had a lot of romantic
> ideals. I didn't really care about having sex until pressure from my peers and
> the media convinced me that it was the best thing ever and my life was
> worthless if I didn't have it.*
> (*: This turned out to be false.)

Same here though, I didn't need any pressure from peers. I found sex all on my own, like any good primate, by jacking off. It wasn't years of peer pressure that did it... it was just watching my peers and seeing them with partners, and with "friends".

Its easy to latch on to sex, just as its easy to latch on to silly romantic ideas. Each fantasy has its place and its purpose, but in the end, fantasy is just fantasy.

I think the real flaw in the right wing argument is... that its a problem. The problem is not sex. People having promiscuous sex is NOT going to bring down society.

People will still get married and have kids for all the reasons that they always did. People may not respect some elder god who is handing down his pre-condom, pre-safe-abortion advice from long ago... and less people will listen to that nonsense.....

But I don't think any of that is really bad for society.

-Steve

Re:It's the inconsistency.. (1)

ElleyKitten (715519) | more than 5 years ago | (#27223233)

No, they're right about that. In my teenage years, I had a lot of romantic ideals. I didn't really care about having sex until pressure from my peers and the media convinced me that it was the best thing ever and my life was worthless if I didn't have it.* The real flaw in the right wing's argument is that the promotion is going to come from society, regardless of anything they might try to do at school or in the family.

Some people become interested in sex earlier or later than others. But, almost everyone will have sex at some point in their lives, even the conservatives agree with that. And high school classes aren't just about what you need to know while you're a teen. I've never understood why people think teens shouldn't have sex ed because they think teens shouldn't have sex. They're going to have sex sooner or later, and they need to know the facts.

Re:It's the inconsistency.. (1)

Alarindris (1253418) | more than 5 years ago | (#27215889)

Although I wouldn't want the NRA teaching my children anything.

Right... cause they'll teach your precious children to treat it like it is always loaded, never point it at people, make sure the safety is on if you're not ready to shoot, always know what is behind your target, store it with the breech open and have a trigger lock.

WONT SOMEONE THINK OF THE CHILDREN!??!

Re:It's the inconsistency.. (2, Interesting)

wisty (1335733) | more than 5 years ago | (#27208377)

Free gun training is a fair analogy. It would promote gun use, but also make the gun use safer, unless the gun user meant to cause harm.

Likewise, sex education will promote (slightly) more sex, and safer sex. It might also be bad business for brothels in the bible belt.

I guess the morality of either plan would depend on your worldview.

Re:It's the inconsistency.. (2, Insightful)

Yvanhoe (564877) | more than 5 years ago | (#27208649)

A class about gun and sex safety... that would be awesome. Add in drugs and rock 'n roll and kids will finally learn to LOVE school again.

Re:It's the inconsistency.. (1)

TheCarp (96830) | more than 5 years ago | (#27211597)

Funny you would mention drugs.... talk about a policy that missed its mark.

Lets persue policies that help increase ignorance about drugs, lead to increases in both price and potency.... yes thats a real recipe for harm reduction now. Instead of a bunch of addicts we can treat medically and in the mean time are low on the productivity scale... and see if we can't turn them all into criminals who steal to support their habbits.

Great plan. Once again a triumph for abstinence only education!

Hard to fault them, it worked so well for alcohol. Hard to believe it would fail for heroin, and sex.

-Steve

Re:It's the inconsistency.. (1)

Yvanhoe (564877) | more than 5 years ago | (#27222661)

You mean that by outlawing sex its potency could increase ? Okay, I'm voting southern baptist republican from now on !

Re:It's the inconsistency.. (1)

MarkvW (1037596) | more than 5 years ago | (#27211253)

Oh! I get your analogy!!

Happiness is a warm, yes it is . . .
Gun
Bang Bang Shoot Shoot

Re:It's the inconsistency.. (1)

TheCarp (96830) | more than 5 years ago | (#27211377)

Sigh so sad.

I happen be on both ends.... I am all for sex education. I can remember my sex ed instructor in middle school saying it should start in second grade on some level. I have to agree, its HEALTH. There is nothing wrong with teaching health, in fact, we should do more of it.

I think the entire concept of sex being "bad" and "dirty" needs to be done away with. I think the entirety of "lets not talk about sex", and "sex = loss of innocence" needs to be forgotten beyond our ability to recall that people ever felt that way.

Its a health issue. Pure and simple.

On the other hand... I think gun safety is too. Its unconscionable that we don't teach kids how to properly use guns the same way as hammers and saws.

-Steve

Re:It's the inconsistency.. (1)

Zerth (26112) | more than 5 years ago | (#27212055)

Losing your innocence about sex should be like losing your innocence about Santa.

Lots of excitement, yelling, upset parents, a little blood, and an elaborately rigged trap.

What, you didn't find the truth by rigging a snare in front of the tree?

Re:It's the inconsistency.. (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#27213101)

Wait, did you just admit to having sex with your parents?

Re:It's the inconsistency.. (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#27214807)

Woosh!

I can see someone who has never had the angry father/brother of a deflowered woman chasing you off the property.

Re:Help the poor heathens! (3, Interesting)

Quothz (683368) | more than 5 years ago | (#27208291)

Why does this seem like something the same people protesting Sexual Education in our American schools, to kids EXACTLY the same age, would support?

Because... they did. This is funded largely by PEPFAR,* an organization legislated in '03 with strong bipartisan support, and signed into law by - that's right - Dubya Bush, who is a very vocal proponent of abstinence-only sex ed. Hee hee!

PEPFAR notes that they distribute 2.2 billion condoms from 2004 to 2008. Alas, President Bush was unable to hand-sign them all, but he did sign for renewed (and increased) funding late in '08.

*Okay, it's not clear how much of the bill PEPFAR's picking up. Warner Bros. appears to be footing the remainder. PEPFAR spends a lot, tho', overall; something over $9 billion a year at the moment.

Re:Help the poor heathens! (1)

Neuticle (255200) | more than 5 years ago | (#27222239)

USAID, under Bush's watch, also launched and entire BRAND of condoms in Tanzania. They weren't officially handed out in schools as far as I know, but the students certainly knew about it from the accompanying advertising blitz. I even got a polo shirt with the logo and the USAID logo. There was no hiding the fact that the USA was funding it.

There was some crazy splitting of hairs when it came to funding some "abstinence ONLY" sex-ed and "regular" sex ed, but in my experience, that usually amounted to teaching the "abstinence only/delaying sex" to the younger kids (grammar school). I had no problem with that. All the high-school and adult sex-ed that I can recall teaching or hearing about from friends included both condoms and female condoms.

Bush was a lot of things, but he wasn't so fervent about abstinence only sex-ed that he cut funding. Bush, in what might be the only real bright point in his legacy, probably did more for Africa than any president before. He is, despite all his flaws, still liked in many places there where one would not expect it.

/Dume condoms, pronounced "do-may", but "do me" sounds more sexy.

You see an African village... (3, Funny)

Totenglocke (1291680) | more than 5 years ago | (#27207761)

You are standing in front of an African village. >go north You are killed by AIDS.

Re:You see an African village... (1)

Atheose (932144) | more than 5 years ago | (#27208405)

Can't believe someone modded this redundant. Funniest post on slashdot in a long time.

Re:You see an African village... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#27211419)

You have BAD AIDS!

</brasseye>

Next market segments? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#27207791)

How long 'til the spin-off where you're a windows computer trying to avoid getting pwned? I bet all it would take is a few text substitutions...

Re:Reverse Spinoff (1)

TaoPhoenix (980487) | more than 5 years ago | (#27208379)

"Hey! Protect That Floppy! Do it with Condee not Sloppy!"

Re:Reverse Spinoff (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#27209627)

"Hey! Protect That Floppy! Do it with Condee not Sloppy!"

Condoleeza Rice frowns even more disapprovingly than usual on this thread.

I can't be bothered to RTF (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#27207825)

so is this about Left 4 Dead..

since the average income for Kenya (4, Insightful)

atarione (601740) | more than 5 years ago | (#27207871)

is about $1.32 a day... who exactly is going to have a computer to play this game ????

or is the President of Kenya going to hold a LAN party ???

Time for a segue... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#27208819)

into an OLPC debate?

Re:since the average income for Kenya (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#27208877)

Watch the video linked in the article. They seem to have set up internet cafes where the youngsters may play. So yeah, LAN party.

Real Hidden Agenda Behind OLPC! (1)

BigAssRat (724675) | more than 5 years ago | (#27209553)

You should not have asked that question...you may have just stumbled upon the real purpose for the OLPC project.

Re:since the average income for Kenya (1)

porcupine8 (816071) | more than 5 years ago | (#27210553)

In many developing countries, internet cafes are very popular. Maybe that's where this will be installed.

Re:since the average income for Kenya (1)

Neuticle (255200) | more than 5 years ago | (#27222341)

Having lived in (and taught sex-ed in) East Africa*, I can tell you a couple of things:

1) Internet cafes are in most mid-sized towns. All the regional capitals have multiple shops and most district capitals will have at least one.

2) Youths 15-19 (the group being targeted) make up a very large percentage of internet cafe customers. Even if they live far away and are poor, many of them will know how to use email and Google/Yahoo, and they will use it every chance they can.

3) When kids can't afford the cafe's rates, they will group together. I've seen 4 and 5 kids on one computer, sharing the cost**.

4) Many internet cafe computers already have some (likely pirated) games installed, so a good number of kids will have some idea how a game works. I also get the impression that they are making the game fairly simple to play.

*(My experiences are from Tanzania. Kenya is even more developed, but otherwise as similar as can be.)
** all too often, they are looking at nasty porn.

torrents or didn't happen. (1)

SharpFang (651121) | more than 5 years ago | (#27208167)

A game that encourages (safe) sex and use of drugs (using sterile needles), I want it!

Wasn't there another game like this?? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#27208403)

Does this have a hot coffee mod?

Re:Wasn't there another game like this?? (1)

Alex Belits (437) | more than 5 years ago | (#27208497)

Yes, it allows you to steal cars.

Re:Wasn't there another game like this?? (1)

somersault (912633) | more than 5 years ago | (#27209667)

Only this time it's called fatigued rubber

Oh, so they're giving them Leisure Suit Larry huh? (1)

Em Emalb (452530) | more than 5 years ago | (#27208421)

teach them to search the whole town for a frigging condom.

Kenya! (1, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#27208505)

Where can you see condoms? Only in Kenya. [weebls-stuff.com] Come to Kenya, we got condoms.

Is it a MUD? (1)

Orleron (835910) | more than 5 years ago | (#27208971)

You OBLITERATE Ubu the Rapist with your Super Condom 2000. Ubu the Rapist's bash sends your clothes sprawling. Ubu the Rapist ANNIHILATES you with AIDS You are DEAD! R.I.P.

Jack Thompson (1)

tb3 (313150) | more than 5 years ago | (#27209063)

Hey, somebody should make sure Jack Thompson knows about this. He'd probably be on the next plane to Kenya to try to stop it.

Then, if we can just make sure he never comes back ...

Maybe we should try this "game" in DC... (1)

nycguy (892403) | more than 5 years ago | (#27209101)

After all, folks there seem to be trying to catch up with Africa. [msn.com]

Every bit helps (1)

thesandtiger (819476) | more than 5 years ago | (#27209243)

I'm part of a team doing research into the area of HIV/AIDS education and prevention by developing better intervention methods. What we've found is that the people who were most likely to engage in unsafe behaviors were also the least likely to benefit from traditional educational interventions. Some people have personality traits that seem to interfere a great deal with long-term self-protective behaviors when faced with the prospect of short-term pleasure.

One of the things we're trying is to recreate (as best we can through imagery and visualization) a sexually-charged atmosphere for individuals while we teach them about safe-sex - video games and movies and the like via the web - but we add in questions throughout, and let the participant choose what they do. We're a long way from done with the studies, but some of the early responses are encouraging.

Of course, for our study it's working with individuals who do know the facts about HIV/AIDS but simply don't find themselves able to focus on safer-sex when the time is at hand to use that knowledge, which is rather different than the situation with most high-risk Africans (who may not have the knowledge, or may not have condoms, or may have massive cultural indoctrination to overcome, or who may not be having sex by choice, or who may be married to someone cheating on them, etc.) The point is, many approaches are needed because not all people learn the same.

So cool, make some video games, do whatever you can and see what works.

Re:Every bit helps (1)

TheLink (130905) | more than 5 years ago | (#27211313)

> Some people have personality traits that seem to interfere a great deal with long-term self-protective behaviors when faced with the prospect of short-term pleasure.

Maybe a bit of "reverse psychology" might help.

Tell them, "Hey it's actually a plus if you "short-term" guys ignore us and insist on weeding yourself out of the human race. We already have > 6 billion. Not like we need more people whose foresight is shorter than their foreplay, or even their foreskin. So go ahead and get yourself killed by AIDS or some other STD in the next few years. Thanks very much."

Fact is, HIV is very avoidable once you do the "condoms and education" stuff. If some people insist on ignoring all that, I think we should give them a "Class Action Darwin Award" :).

I think I am more at risk from mosquito borne diseases than HIV.

BTW I'm curious - how good are condoms at protecting against other nasty STDs? I also believe condoms fail about 2% of the time (fortunately HIV isn't as contagious as some other STDs).

Re:Every bit helps (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#27211903)

For diseases requiring male fluid transfer, it works fairly well if the condom's pores are smaller than the size of the bacteria/virus. Sheep or eel don't rate well for that.

For diseases spread by female fluid transfer, the male condom doesn't work terribly well unless you frequently hear "You're pressing against my diaphragm. No, the one I use to breathe."

For conditions only requiring skin contact or proximity(ie parasites), it is practically irrelevant.

Re:Every bit helps (1)

thesandtiger (819476) | more than 5 years ago | (#27213839)

The "Hurr, if they don't listen then let them die!" response that you had is pretty common, unfortunately.

As I said, not everyone learns the same way, and certain people with certain personality traits tend to behave more impulsively when under conditions of extreme arousal (or, unfortunately, often duress) than others. You might be perfectly willing to write those people off, but fortunately, other people aren't misanthropic idiots and actually understand that spending some efforts trying to figure out how to teach people with different learning needs important lessons can pay massive dividends that far outweigh the cost of the research being done.

Re:Every bit helps (1)

TheLink (130905) | more than 5 years ago | (#27221417)

You'll have to figure out how to reliably get people to inflict sufficient mental pain on themselves when they do something wrong in a simulated scenario (and mental pleasure when they do something right).

The alternative is to resort to externally inflicted pain and pleasure - aka "old fashioned teaching methods".

While not everyone learns the same way, the "old fashioned method" works on 99% of people. Pain and reward. Even works on slugs and bugs.

If we condition people to think "put on a condom and you'll be safe", we may be doing a great disservice to them.

Though condoms protect reasonably well against current strains of HIV, they don't work so well against other nasty STDs. Also the failure rate of condoms is about 2-5%. And yet people go about marketing it as "safe sex". Even skydiving parachutes have a better failure rate.

There are lots of people out there who have lots of sex. More than skydivers skydive. Go figure what a 5% rate will do to them.

The old fashioned ideas like restrict sexual contact till marriage etc would have helped the people who can't think in "sexually charged atmospheres". Too bad for them that popular culture has moved on. It now seems to be the norm to intentionally seek out "sexually charged atmospheres". It'll be much harder for them now.

If we really cared, we shouldn't be doing things that way. If we don't care, then we'll call it natural selection or evolution.

Doubt this will be effective at all (1)

dilvish_the_damned (167205) | more than 5 years ago | (#27209457)

VOA News reports on how the video game medium is being used to educate Kenyan youths about risky behaviors that lead to HIV infection

I mean, are they even going to be able to relate to Fable II?

Achievement (1)

Kristy Selvaggi (1500033) | more than 5 years ago | (#27209807)

Achievement Unlocked: No nookie!

How's this then.. (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#27216413)

I'm currently beta testing a game to help teenagers through depression, using CBT techniques. Clinical trials starting later this month I believe. Even if this HIV safety attempt may seem a bit silly, having games which are more than just for fun is definitely a good thing.

Aust Design Students / NZ Pharmacy Students (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#27219349)

Here is a project where Australian design students from College of Fine Arts, University New South Wales [unsw.edu.au] and New Zealand pharmacy students researched the Kenyan cultural ways of life and designed soccer uniforms for HIV awareness.

Green apparently is a colour for witches, so green was not used.

More information on the project is here Creative Waves [omnium.net.au]

Disclaimer - I'm a web sys admin for Omnium, the design arm of the endevour.

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