On 3 December at Poonamallee on the outskirts of Chennai 500 students from four districts across Tamil Nadu – Vellore, Chennai, Thiruvallar and Kanchipuram – will gather for the Big Event. The aim of the day is to raise awareness for HIV and will take place in 30 countries.
The purpose of the day is to celebrate the achievements and contributions of the students who have become agents of change as a result of their participation in the Dance4Life programme. In their communities, the students have raised awareness of HIV/AIDS and tried to take steps towards combating the condition.
The event coincides with World AIDS Day on the 1 December. Keep an eye on our Facebook and Twitter pages for more information on how you can get involved on World AIDS Day.
Also, keep an eye out for a report and pictures of the day if you cannot make it!