The Nigerian Malaria Destroyer Game (MDG) developed by Mobile Software Ltd has become one of the winners in the African Content Award (WSA ) Mobile 2014.
launched in Lagos in February 2014, MDG won along seven others in different Categories emerged from Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, South Africa, Tunisia, and Uganda.
In a Best African m-Content 2014-Wwinner announcement early in the week, Peter A. Bruck, WSA chairman told the winners “ It is my pleasure to herewith inform you that the African Content Award Jury selected your project as the best African mobile solution in your category. Therefore you are one of the winners of the African Content Award 2014! ‘We invite you cordially to receive your awards at the 2nd Ministerial Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation in Africa, organized by the African Development Bank, African Union, UNECA and UNESCO. The event takes place in Rabat, Morocco from Oct 14 – 17’”
Malaria Destroyer Game, MDG, is a multi-layered series of educational mobile games designed to save lives and eradicate malaria in Africa – particularly in Nigeria.
The full graphics animation tackles the challenge of 300,000 annual deaths caused by malaria in Nigeria.
It offers the user insights into the major challenges in the eradication of mosquitoes from the environment.
MDG users learn everything about how mosquitoes transmit the illness in a simple and fun way. Quizzes and learning cards enhance knowledge of malaria habitat, while users can fight mosquitoes in adventure game settings.
Mr. Chris Uwaje, chairman Mobile Software Ltd in said “Our hidden smiles and inspirations radiate in serving humanity, peace advocacy, impacting and saving life.