What is Positive Partners?
Positive Partners is a company that wishes to empower HIV-positive people in South Africa. The way the company wishes to achieve this is by using a dating app called ‘Positive Partners’ especially made for HIV positive people in South Africa. By using this app the users avoid having to deal with the stigma around HIV which makes it easier for them to find a partner. The app has a special feature where you can chat with a health care professional specialized in HIV/AIDS to advice users on their personal questions regarding HIV. The company stands for transparency, honesty and also anonymity to create a comfortable platform for its users. The company was founded by a group International Development second year students of van Hall Larenstein Universtiy of Applied Sciences. The company gets its funding with the help of the government of South Africa, banks, and private investors.