Digital Stories Series // Mpho
UNC / Sonke Gender Justice
Client UNC / Sonke Gender Justice
Assignment For the past 20 years, a team of researchers from University of North Carolina and Wits University have been carrying out a randomized control trial to test whether or not using conditional cash transfers to encourage girls to stay in high school is an effective means of preventing transmission of HIV. This video tells the story of that important research and what the team has learned along the way.
Locations Mpumalanga, South Africa
Storytelling Approach Through interviews with the principal investigator and other key researchers, DDC crafts a story that places the research into both historical and cultural contexts while describing the aims, methods and significance of the research project.