Choma, a project of HIVSA

Choma  “Choma, a project of HIVSA, is an interactive digital mobile magazine targeted primarily at young women and adolescent girls aged between 15 and 25 years in South Africa.

Choma is your best friend, your big sister

Choma is your best friend, your big sister, the person that you can trust, confide in, relate to, and receive credible information and advice on a variety of topics such as HIV Prevention, Gender Based Violence, Health, Love & Relationships, Sex and Pregnancy, Lifestyle, Fashion & Beauty, and Entertainment and more. Choma engages with the youth through both fun and serious subject matters, but with the overall vision of connecting to young females, inspiring healthier, well-informed life choices with the overall vision of contributing towards the next HIV free generation in South Africa.

For more information and articles relating to the following topics, please click on the links below:

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      Fashion and Beauty 
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      Health 
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      Inspiration
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      Love and Relationships
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      Sex and Pregnancy

Apart from the polls offered on this site, Choma has a range of interactive, engaging, safe and judgement-free platforms. Ask Choma– where you can ask for advice or guidance, The Quizzes where you can test your knowledge on important topics, surveys where you can engage and share with us your important opinions on these topics and lastly the monthly newsletter to stay informed on all of the above and get informative, engaging content on all your favourite topics delivered straight to your inbox each month.”

The TechnoGirl Trust Programme - Health Awareness

This component is for girls from from Grade 12, girls are supported to complete studies in STEM at post schooling institutions and assisted to access economic opportunities.

Grade 8 & 9 Programme

  • Healthy Exercise and Eating Habits
  • Dietary Guidelines
  • Skincare
  • What is Puberty
  • Menstrual Health
  • Myths & Support
  • Personal Grooming
  • Social Media Identity
  • Finding your personal style/ identity & dealing with peer pressure


Grade 10 & 11 Programme

  • Healthy Exercise and Eating Habits
  • Dietary Guidelines
  • Skincare
  • Unhealthy Food Marketing
  • Personal Grooming
  • Social Media Identity
  • Finding your personal style/ identity & dealing with peer pressure


Grade 12 Programme

  • Stress Management
How to get involved with Choma (HIVSA) or TechnoGirl
Account Name: HIV SA Institution: ABSA Bank Account Type: Cheque account Account Number: 4106741502 Branch Code: 632005 Swift code: ABSAZAJJ Branch Name: Meyersdal Reference: Your name, or Company name or Anonymous.
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