Meg Kilmister

4
Oct

Meet Jane

Meet Jane When Jane and her sisters were orphaned by HIV, their aunt took them into her home. While living with her aunt Jane attended primary school, however, they struggled to get food and other basic needs. At times, her aunt would throw them out of the house to the streets. Her aunt later relocated without Jane and her sisters, and they

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4
Oct

Meet Malcolm

Meet Malcolm Malcolm was looked after by his 6-year-old sister when their parents died of HIV. We have had him tested and miraculously he is not HIV+. His sister, a child herself, had to drop out of school to look after him. Malcolm and his sister became known to Little Rock when they were 6 and 11 years old. They were

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4
Oct

Meet Paul

Meet Paul At 8 years old, Paul’s mother had died from HIV and his father was in prison. He was living with his grandfather who is very old and has a number of health problems himself. His grandfather did what he could for Paul, but Paul became he became very malnourished and was infested with tics as a result of poor

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4
Oct

Meet Lydia

Meet Lydia Lydia is now 16 years old. At the age of 10, she was orphaned as both of her parents died from AIDS-related illnesses. Lydia was born with HIV, and when both of her parents died her older brother looked after her. However, he had to go out to earn money as a casual labourer on farms just to

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4
Oct

Meet Yvonne

Meet Yvonne Yvonne is 16 years old and was orphaned two years ago. Both of her parents died from the AIDS virus.  Yvonne was relocated to the countryside when her mother became seriously ill; she later died and left her with her elder brother and an aunt. Yvonne’s health was deteriorating because she wasn’t taking her medication properly and she

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4
Oct

Meet Ida

Meet Ida Ida is the 6th member of a family of 7 that has suffered terribly because of AIDS. Her mother lost two babies due to the virus and Ida herself had to be rescued when it became clear that her mother, who is HIV+, was unable to care for her. When Ida was brought to Little Rock Centre she was

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4
Oct

Meet Nigel

Meet Nigel Nigel is 10 years old and has been orphaned by AIDS. Fortunately, Nigel is not HIV+ but he is living in the Kibera slum with his HIV+ aunt; a single mother with four other children to support.    His aunt earns less than 40p a day by selling peanuts and making African beaded jewellery. Nigel is malnourished and

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4
Oct

Meet Carol

Meet Carol At just 8 years old, Carol already understands what it is to live a hard life. Both her parents died of AIDS in 2005 and she herself is HIV+.  Carol lives with an aunt, a single mother with three children of her own who earns less than £1 a day with which she has to support everyone. The

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4
Oct

Meet Pius and Mark

Meet Pius and Mark Pius is 8 and Mark is 6, they are brothers. Their mother died of AIDS and their father is in prison. They were found in the care of their grandfather who is very old and sick. The family was living in abject poverty and the boys were malnourished and crawling with lice. A local well-wisher who knew about

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4
Oct

Meet Lulu

Meet Lulu Lulu (14) was born in the Kibera slum and orphaned at just 6 years old. Due to desperate poverty, she was unable to access HIV medication and continually suffered from Bronchitis, Pneumonia, and TB. Sadly she developed deafness early in life after having contracted meningitis, yet another challenge for this little girl. With AiDS Orphan’s support, Lulu now

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