A radio drama to inform teachers and the wider community about albinism and how to support those affected at school and in the community.
The storyline is fictional, but based on evidence gathered in research studies involving interviews with many stakeholders, including those with albinism and their families.
The myths and beliefs about children with albinism in Malawi and other parts of Africa are challenged in this brief and passionate plea for love, togetherness, inclusion and understanding. Albinism is an inherited condition where there is little pigment produced in the skin, hair and eyes. Madalo is a 9 year old girl with albinism. Her quest for education is challenged when she faces stigma and inadequate support from peers and society. Zgambo, a new teacher at her school, is convinced that teachers, pupils and society can do better to address her needs. He believes LOVE BUILDS.
Albinism in Africa – Radio Drama, Love Builds
Love Builds – Episode One
Love Builds – Episode Two
Love Builds – Episode Three
Love Builds – Episode Four
Love Builds – Episode Five
Love Builds – Episode Six