Ashoka Fellow
South Africa
Fellow Since 2001
Education, Training and Counselling
This description of Linzi Smith's work was prepared when Linzi Smith was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2001.
Linzi Smith, a former nurse, convinces factories to incorporate HIV/AIDS education into their worker training programs and employment policies. By identifying natural leaders among the workers and turning them into trainers and role models, she ensures both the long-term effectiveness and the dissemination of her HIV/AIDS education model.
The New Idea
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