After five months of continuous action to awake the enrollment of adolescents and young how much at the combat against the Aedes “mosquito” aegypti – transmitting of illnesses as affection, zika, chikungunya e, in urban areas, yellow fever -, the campaign #StrikeAedes arrived at the end. But, if she does not worry, therefore at the end of the year it will be in return. After all, it is in the summer that the proliferation of the “mosquito” usually to be more intense and the campaigns of awareness, still more necessary.
An initiative of the Cioeste (Intermunicipal Trust of the Region West Metropolitan of São Paulo), the campaign comes being carried through since the end of the month of November of 2016. Its car-head is an educative game for smartphones, that she consists more than of a quiz with a thousand questions, approaching the most diverse areas of the knowledge, with special attention for the confrontation to the Aedes aegypti. In such a way, the questions contemplate methods of prevention against the insect, the characteristics of the illnesses that it transmits, the way as if it reproduces and the perigos of its proliferation.
To each week, those that if detached in ranking of the game were contemplated prizes special, since that they inhabited in the cities that integrate the Cioeste (Barueri, Carapicuíba, Cotia, Itapevi, Jandira, Osasco, Pirapora do Bom Jesus and Santana de Parnaíba). The challenge presented for the game and, clearly, the awarding despertaram a healthful competition between the players, being that all the cities of the trust had had its winners: adults and young of all the social sorts and classrooms.
Twirled to the living creature of the game, where, when answering the questions of the quiz, those that they presented a good performance gained prizes – as t-shirts and ingressions of cinema – had become a constant throughout the campaign, during visits of our team the schools and ONGs in the cities of the Cioeste. This because professors who had entered in contact with the game had found the initiative interesting and had presented the trick for its pupils and schools.
The campaign – that it arrived to more than reach 300 a thousand people from the social medias – will have a pause now, what it means that will not have more awardings to that if to detach in the game or action for spreading of the initiative. However, the game will continue available for download – as much in the Google Play how much in the App Store – and all the interested parties can lower it and if amuse while they test its common knowledges.
We thank for the participation of all the players. They continue playing and they do not leave to follow the social nets of the campaign #StrikeAedes, therefore soon it will be in return, more amused and with some prizes!