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WYEF HIV/AIDS DRAMA GROUP

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On 2nd, December 2003 WYEF formed a group known as the " SOCIAL EVENGELISM & ANTI-HIV/AIDS DRAMA GROUP" .

SEAD Group vision is to use Drama and Music as a social tool in educating the Youths on good morals. Discouraging Anti-social behaviors. Also, impacting accurate knowledge HIV/AIDS; how to assist those living with the virus and also, discouraging stigmatization.

SEAD Group through music and Drama encourages positive attitude, abstinence from: drug addiction, premarital sex, cultism and anti-patriotism. Teaching integrity in an interesting, effective and fun-filled style.

METHOD OF OPERATION: The mobile group of 20 Dramatists moves from location-to -location in collaboration with other youth groups at various youth carnivals and social events staging music and drama presentations on HIV/AIDS also, addressing other social issues bothering on positive youth development.

IMPACT: These Music and Drama presentations are staged mostly during festive period and end of year celebrations. At this period, the youths are in the peak of ecstasy and delinquency is noticeably high. Therefore, the SEAD Group's activity impact has shown impressive results at reducing  risky sexual exploits, drug abuse and violence among youths. Over 600 youths have benefited from the impact of  the SEAD Group's activity.

Here are some references to the SEAD Group's activities in collaboration with other Youth Associations:

December 5, 2003 collaborated with the Small London Youth Association at a HIV/AIDS awareness carnival attended by over 100 youths in Shogunle, Lagos, Nigeria.

December 15, 2003 collaborated with Ifelodun Youth Association at a HIV/AIDS Awareness Seminar, Workshop and Carnival attended by 100 youths at Agege, Lagos, Nigeria.

December 10, 2004 collaborated with Martins Youth Association at a HIV/AIDS Awareness end of year youth party and carnival attended by over 400 youths from various part of Nigeria, held in Surulere, Lagos, Nigeria.

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