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Lesson Monday April 20 - AIDS in Africa cont....

1) story about how  Wife Inheritance Spreads AIDS

2) AIDS in Africa map of the 4 countries in the world with the highest prevalance of AIDS (in order, Botswana, Swaziland, Lesotho, South Africa) 28 more words

Africa

It's YOUR Sex Life

You have options, its YOUR sex life.

Pregnancy shouldn’t be the only focus when dealing with sex. There’s so many windows you open yourself up to when you make the decision to be sexually active. 227 more words

Disease Prevention

Getting to know our PULSE volunteers: Meet Maura!

Here at the BLC, we are extremely lucky to be one of the sites for Boston College’s PULSE program for service learning. We have had the great opportunity of having 5 amazing undergrad students volunteering with us since September 2014, and as their time with us is soon coming to an end, we wanted to hear a little bit about what their BLC experiences have been like. 437 more words

HIV

HIV, Desks, Memories of a Drapers shop and Maiko

A momentous week.

  1. After three and a half years of faithful attendance at Good Hope every day, Maiko finally achieved his dream. Monday morning saw him attend his first day at secondary school as a privately sponsored day student.
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Miscellaneous

Getting to know our PULSE volunteers: Meet Christine!

Here at the BLC, we are extremely lucky to be one of the sites for Boston College’s PULSE program for service learning. We have had the great opportunity of having 5 amazing undergrad students volunteering with us since September 2014, and as their time with us is soon coming to an end, we wanted to hear a little bit about what their BLC experiences have been like. 484 more words

HIV

At Least 120 Now Infected In Indiana HIV Outbreak

The number of people infected in southeastern Indiana’s HIV outbreak has grown to at least 120, up by more than 20 in the last week alone, the state health department said Friday. 170 more words

Babies not for Sale. Or are they?

This post is another sobering look at the adoption situation in South Africa and how frustrating it is to deal with the bureaucracy  and also the perceptions associated with adoption in this country. 1,276 more words

Adoption