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Saidia's Orphans

Meet the funny and brave children living at Saidia Orphanage in Gilgil, Kenya. Saidia -- "Help!" in Swahili -- was set up as a home for children orphaned by AIDS, who either have no living relatives or were removed from abusive situations. These kids are true survivors. Read more.

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People Living with AIDS

Many thanks to the people who agreed to share their stories and images in an effort to educate people about this illness and help reduce the stigma surrounding a positive diagnosis. Read more.

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Go Granny Go

Stephen Lewis in his book on the AIDS pandemic Race Against Time says this about grandmothers: "They have emerged as the heroes of Africa. The physical ravaging of extended families and the desperate poverty of communities means that grandmothers step in where there's no one else to tread." Read more.