Bahinda Abraham (Not Real Name), is an eight-year-old HIV-positive boy living with disability in Muyembe cell, Malukhu ward, Industrial Division, Mbale City. Abraham’s father abandoned his pregnant mother, leaving her in a state of helplessness. Born HIV-positive, the overwhelmed mother made the decision to entrust her one-year-old child to her […]
Despite continuous counselling through home visits, economic challenges are a major hindrance to better treatment outcomes among people living with HIV in Uganda. Athieno (not real name) is a 36-year-old single mother who lives in the Eastern division, Tororo municipality, Tororo district. She was enrolled into the OVC program in […]
In the remote village of Kasipodo, Osukuru Sub County, Tororo District, Eastern Uganda, Janesten (pseudonym) has been quietly battling the odds, overcoming not only the challenges of being an HIV-positive teenager but also the harsh realities of both HIV/AIDS stigma and teenage pregnancy to achieve safe motherhood. A Childhood Marked […]
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