AIDS IN AFRICA

Fighting for their lives

JUST THE FACTS

  • Caused by sexual contact
  • 95% of people with AIDS live in Africa
  • Most people with AIDS live in a developing country
  • 2/3 of the 40 million people in Africa have AIDS
  • 2.1 million children are HIV/AIDS positive
  • Destroys a persons ability to fight infections and cancers.
  • Acquired Immune Deficiency (AIDS)
  • Africa doesn't have good medical care, medicines, vaccines
  • Everyday 1,000 kids are newly affected with HIV/AIDS
  • Only 23% of children are receiving necessary treatment
  • Aids epidemic began 25 years ago

SOLUTION

How can we help?

  • Have the US send money over to Africa
  • Have the US help create hospitals in Africa
  • Send nurses over to Africa occasionally to help people suffering from AIDS
  • Give donations to send an organization (UNICEFUSA, World Vision)
  • Start organizations

PLEASE HELP PUT A STOP TO AIDS. YOU CAN SAVE MANY LIVES!

Chevron Fights HIV/AIDS in South Africa