All stories about HIV/AIDS
Zimbabwe: My introduction September 13, 2010
Zimbabwe: Helping teens manage difficult situations October 15, 2008
Almost one in three children in Zimbabwe are orphans, usually because one or both parents died of HIV/AIDs. Mercy Corps and financial institution Micro King have created a fund to provide direct support to local efforts to assist orphans and vulnerable children.
Guatemala: Won in Translation April 3, 2008
On any given morning, the spotless health center in tiny Tucurú, Guatemala is abuzz with activity. Carmelina Botzoc is a big reason why.
United States: Finding an Answer Together November 30, 2007
We all have hoped for a better tomorrow. Global Citizen Corps (GCC), a national network of high school student leaders, helps thousands of people around the world who wait for an answer to their poverty caused problems.
United States: Encouraging Tolerance November 30, 2007
I can honestly say that I was the first one of my friends to learn what AIDS meant.
South Sudan: Poverty Gives Himself to Others November 26, 2007
Poverty Alfred Tabaan was born as Sudan was entering its second civil war (1983-2005) and learned quickly that he would need to be resilient to succeed in life. During the war, he and his family fled to Uganda where the family settled.
Central African Republic: A Devastating Return October 19, 2007
Program Officer John Hanson served as a Peace Corps Volunteer (PCV) in Central African Republic (CAR) from April 1992 until May 1996. He lived and worked for the first two years in the small village of Pata Maraba, about 40 miles north of the capital, Bangui.
China: A Song of Sadness September 21, 2007
Mahai Azhi’s soft smile belies the tragedies she’s endured in her young life. She was orphaned several years ago when both parents were taken to prison for selling heroin. Her father has since passed away; her mother remains in jail.
China: Q&A with Guo Xin September 21, 2007
Guo Xin seemed destined for her job.
China: From Grief to Hope September 21, 2007
The 56-year-old woman stood and stared at the makeshift stage in Zhuhe Township’s market. Hundreds of other spectators watched the performance alongside her, but to Lee Tuluo, the actors spoke only to her.