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Jose

Jose

Jose’s father died of HIV/AIDS. His mother disappeared from the house when she found out that she was also HIV+ because of the stigma and discrimination, leaving behind Jose and his sibling. Jose’s grandmother is very old and can’t manage to provide...
Valburgue

Valburgue

Valburgue’s mother had to leave their home village to run away from the stigma and discrimination of HIV/AIDS when her husband died and no one in the family would support her and her four children. They came to Beira to start a new life and slept in the church...
Deborah

Deborah

Debora’s father died of HIV/AIDS when she was six months old. Due to the discrimination towards those infected with HIV, her mother was asked to leave the house where they were living. They lived with some people who helped take care of them until Debora’s...
Laercia

Laercia

Life became difficult for Laercia when her father died. Her mother is not well and is not able to provide for her and her children. Laercia’s aunt, her mother’s sister, provided some support, but when her husband died she lost the ability to help....
Miquitaio

Miquitaio

Miquitao’s father died of HIV/AIDS while the family was living in a rented house. They could not manage to pay the rent and went to live on the land that his father had bought. There was no shelter on the land, just the land itself. Miquitaio’s mother sold...