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The Living Positive Experience

Joanna Newcome was an intern at Living Positive, and this is her experience. While my time with Living Positive may have been short, the lessons and memories I have gained are gifts that will forever keep giving. The ladies of … Continue reading

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Children in urgent need of sponsors

The following children listed below were chosen as top priority cases. Their level of need is based on familial income, mother’s ability to work, and their age. Typical Houses of Mud (forefront) and Iron Sheet (background) in the Kibara Slum … Continue reading

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HIV in children

At the end of 2009, an estimated 2.5 million children were living with HIV, and 2.3 million of these were in sub-Saharan Africa. An estimated 1000 children are newly infected with HIV each day. How do children get HIV? 1.) … Continue reading

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Graduation

Last october the first WEEP (Women Economic Empowerment program) class had their graduation. The WEEP project started in 2007 thanks to HEART which sponsored 5 HIV women who wanted to learn skills to start their own businesses and improve the … Continue reading

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Children singing

This week Living Positive Kenya’s pre-school and daycare closed for holidays and our children said goodbye singing songs and praying. More pictures of the last day on our facebook.

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Nutrition in people living with HIV/AIDS

People with HIV/AIDS have increased nutritional requirements for a number of reasons: Their immune system needs energy to fight the HIV infection To protect against opportunistic infections and to shorten the frequency and duration of these infections To enable their … Continue reading

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Boarding school

A good example of a boarding school is Silgich Hill Academy. Silgich is a primary school placed in the west part of Kenya, around 5-6 hours from Ngong; near Eldoret town and only few hours away from the Ugandan border. … Continue reading

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