AIDS/HIV in Africa
By: Kayla Smith
Imagine being a young child and losing one or both parents to AIDS
Slave Trade and Colonization
Impacts and effects
Effects on economy:
Poverty and the cost of AIDS drugs prevents people who already have aids to get it treated
Low life expectancy
Many orphaned children
Low literacy rates
What's being done to help Africa?
The United States pledged $4 billion to the Global fund to fight AIDS. "The United States, the leading contributor, pledged $4 billion over three years, a 38 percent increase in support to the Global Fund"(AIDS/HIV)
How can you help?
The number of children orphaned by AIDS continues to grow in Africa. In Tanzania Southern Africa's Children is doing everything they can, yet they are in need of funding to continue purchasing textbooks, school supplies, and the food and clothing necessary to keep Hope School alive. You can help by donating money.
Africa needs you
"Orphaned children; nearly 12 million children in sub-Saharan Africa had lost at least one parent to HIV/AIDS by 2008."(AIDS/HIV)
The number of orphaned children by AIDS is still growing Africa needs you to help!
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