702 presents... The Moth
Episodes in this series
Alila Mwangi01 December 2016 | 10 Minute Listen
A Programe Assistant supporting the Research & Strategic Information department at LVCT Health, Alila (not her real name) grew up in Nakuru, Kenya and currently lives in Nairobi. She recently graduated from The Moth Global Community Program and is thrilled to be back in Johannesburg. Duration: 9'31"
Chilufya Kasanda29 November 2016 | 9 Minute Listen
This 29 year old advocate for HIV prevention has been working for the integration of pre-exposure prophylaxis among HIV prevention options for young girls, women and other key populations. She resides in Lusaka and has been working in the community since 2011 and has a great passion for creating change for young girls and women.
Constance Mudenda - A Mother Can’t Wait23 November 2016 | 5 Minute Listen
HIV Counselor and new mother Connie Mudenda learns firsthand what it feels like to wait for a infant’s test results. Connie Mudenda is a (RED) Amabassador and AIDS activist. She is HIV-positive, and living proof of the tremendous power of anti-retroviral meds, known as ARVS. In the 1990s, Connie lost all three of her children to AIDS. She had not been tested and didn’t know she was living with HIV. In 2005, Connie got tested for HIV and began assessing treatment. Today, she remains on treatment and thanks to the power of her life-saving meds, she had a daughter, named Lubona, who was born HIV-free in 2012. Living in Lusaka, Zambia, Connie works to fight stigma, encourages people to get tested, and educates people living with HIV about the importance of adhering to treatment. Duration: 4'40"
James Kassaga - Dreams of a Young Cow Herder23 November 2016 | 9 Minute Listen
A young man dreams of an iron roof for his family. James Kassaga was raised in rural Western Uganda and now partners with secondary schools in Uganda to provide leadership development for youth. He says he has dreams of one day serving his country in a way that gives each and every Ugandan a fairer shot at life. Duration: 8'15"
Bisi Alimi - My Friend, Ibrahim22 November 2016 | 14 Minute Listen
A Nigerian man tells a bold truth on live television. Bisi Alimi was born and raised in Nigeria, and runs the Bisi Alimi Foundation – a foundation committed to improving the lives of sexual and gender minorities in Nigeria. Duration: 13'31"