Gift Makwala

Speaker

Gift Makwala

Speaker
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Biography

Gift Makwala has worked with young people living with HIV for the past 8 years with Champions for Life, helping adolescents deal with the vast complex psycho-social issues related with the disease. He is extremely passionate about this area and motivated to do what I can to develop and promote psycho-social interventions. He has helped develop a curriculum, literature, dramas and life-skill tools that have been used in Champions for Life programs across the whole of the SADC region and East Africa. He has also helped coordinate and oversee the expansion of the Champions for Life program from one program in Harare, Zimbabwe to several cities across 11 different nations in Africa, in the process reaching over 10,000 young Africans living with HIV.