By Zach Forbrook

AIDS Orphan

  • There are more than 34 million orphans in the region today and some 11 million are orphaned to AIDS
  • 8 out of every 10 children in the world whose parents have died of AIDS live in Sub-Saharan Africa


  • 25million people living with HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • 14.8 million children have lost one or both parents to HIV/AIDS
  • Because of HIV/AIDS the average life expectancy is 54.4 years old
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Impact of HIV and AIDSin Africa

  • In South Africa 21% of of teachers 25-34 have HIV
  • 1.2 Million adults and children died of AIDS in 2011
  • Households, schools, workplaces, and economies have been badly affected