When I was told I was HIV positive, I thought no one would want to hug me. Then I joined Africaid’s support groups and I know I am loved, and that having HIV does not mean I am going to die.” Tinashe, aged 14.
“My purpose for living is to support others like me. I want to given them strength and hope. I want to be a pillar of strength to my peers. I have high hopes for the future.” Anesu, aged 11