Mobilizing Against HIV/AIDS


Tanzanians find creative ways to involve the entire community in the fight to prevent HIV/AIDS.






  • Mobilizing Against HIV/AIDS





Study Guide




The goal of this video is to introduce students to World Vision Canada and the work that is being done in Tanzania in the fight to prevent HIV/AIDS. Also, to show how this work fits in to the United Nation's Millenium Development Goals (MDG) and/or Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).




1. Show the video "Mobilizing Against HIV/AIDS"


2. Ask students to form small groups to describe the following impressions from the video:

  • How is HIV/AIDS one of the most crucial issues Tanzanians are facing?

  • What is the HOPE initiative?

  • What are some methods used to teach about HIV/AIDS?

  • What are some signs that the HOPE initiative has made a difference?

  • What Millennium Development Goals and/or Sustainable Development Goals does this project relate to?


3. Option for Take-Home Assignment. Using the internet links offered here, find more facts about:

  • World Vision

  • United Nations Millennium Development Goals

  • United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

4. Write 1.5 pages on the results of your research emphasizing the Millennium Development Goals and Sustainable Development Goals context for World Vision's work in Tanzania.


5. Group discussion

In groups, first share your short essays and then, asking one person to represent the discussion, make presentations to the class about any or all of the above.
Include suggestions on how students could start an ongoing global justice project or become involved with NGO projects already in existence.