World AIDS Day - Sun DEC 01 | 2:00 pm

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Aaron Maluwa, Director of Mtengatenga Postal and Telecommunication Museum, Museums of Malawi — who has a special connection to Lethbridge — will be at the Galt for a public presentation to discuss how Museums of Malawi, located in one of the poorest countries in the Commonwealth, have worked to make a difference in the HIV/AIDS struggle.

admission is free | donations to the Museums of Malawi will be accepted | refreshments

 

Aaron Austin Maluwa is the Head of Museum Education Department of the Museums of Malawi. He has 6 years of teaching high school and 14 years of Museum public program design and implementation experience. He is an academic with vast experience in research and community engagement in both program design and implementation. He is the lead person in organizing the joint Museum of Malawi and University of Lethbridge Culture and Health Promotion Research work in Malawi. Aaron is also the National Coordinator of the non-governmental organisation, International Humanity of the Czech Republic on Sustainable Economic Development Projects.  He has presented professional papers of his work to over 86 countries and worked on HIV/AIDS project with the Museum of Anthropology British Columbia in Canada. He has won several awards both locally and internationally. He is a graduate of the University of Malawi and Postgraduate of the University of Cape Town in South Africa. Aaron is married to Grace and they have three children, two daughters and a boy whose names all start with P: Purity, Prince and Precious.

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Friday, November 15, 2013