Grandmothers To Grandmothers Campaign

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How Grandmothers Are Helping the AIDS Epidemic

In sub-Saharan Africa, fewer than half of the people who need them have access to treatment medications. Children are still being born HIV positive. And their parents are still dying of the disease, leaving them to be raised by their aging and grieving grandmothers. These strong, resourceful women are literally saving the continent.