All stories about HIV/AIDS
China: Living and Learning Together
When I visited Zhuhe Township, I had the opportunity to meet, interview and visit the homes of a half-dozen young women at the school. One thing I noticed was the absence of middle-age men nearly everywhere we went; there was a father present at only one of the family houses.
China: Bringing a Culture Back from the Brink
Professor Hou Yuangao has spent his career studying southwest China’s rich cultures. Today, alongside Mercy Corps, he’s helping save and preserve his own endangered ethnic group.
China: The China Few Have Seen
I believe you can learn a lot about a place from the journey to get there. I've never traveled to a place where this was as true as it is for Zhuhe Township, China.
China: An Ancient Culture Confronts New Challenges
Family life in China’s Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture is often isolated. “Liangshan” itself means “cool mountain” in Mandarin Chinese. Indeed, family farms of the Yi ethnic group are scattered among the rolling mountains, often several hours’ walking distance from the nearest town.
Central African Republic: A Sad Show of Hands
Central African Republic (CAR) is a former French colony, about the same size as Texas. Located in the heart of Africa, its neighbors are some of the continent's most unstable and violent countries: Sudan, Chad and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
South Sudan: Using Sport to Teach AIDS Awareness in Sudan
How do you reach young people in one of world's most remote places about one of its deadliest diseases?
Increased Foreign Aid Will Support AIDS Fight
Many efforts to expand AIDS prevention programs rely on financial assistance from U.S. taxpayers. Currently, a letter circulating among Washington Congressional offices asks President Bush to include higher international aid funding in next year's budget request.
Liberia: Victoria: Raising Awareness, Reducing Risk
Victoria Nayou is a 24-year-old mother of two who lives in one of the most remote regions of Liberia, a tiny West African country struggling to emerge from the long shadows of conflict and poverty.
Zimbabwe: Lynotte: Learning to Break the Cycle
Harnessing Soccer's Power
In this interview with Liberian radio, Grassroot Soccer Co-Founder Kirk Friedrich talks about some of the activities that help youth learn about HIV/AIDS.