God, AIDS, Africa & HOPE

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POZ Magazine: Angels Travel on Horseback in Southern Africa

In Lesotho, a Southern African country the size of Maryland, health workers on horseback are transporting blood tests, drugs and medical supplies between 
urban hospitals and rural mountain health clinics. More than four months of the year, bad weather washes out the roads, making them impassable by vehicle, so Horse Riding for Health, started by the United States Agency for International 
Development and the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, allows patients to be treated year-round. One in four adults in Lesotho is living with HIV.

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http://www.poz.com/articles/HIV_Horseback_HIV_2634_20643.shtml

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HIV, Development and HOPE – thoughts of a Catholic priest

Being a Roman - Catholic priest and working in the fields of HIV and social development in Africa has its challenges. You will find stories and reflections about my work, about the church, South Africa and Africa. You are most welcome to leave a comment or to get in touch with me. Blogging means to initiate thoughts and discussions and for the writer to formulate what is loosely running around in the heart and mind in need of being sorted and spoken out.

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