Tag Archives: HIV

The Magic T-Shirts

At the very first meeting I had with the teen leaders for Mochudi Teen Club in 2011, they asked about getting T-shirts.  They wanted to design shirts and have them made.  I acknowledged it was a nice idea, secretly blew … Continue reading

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The Ups and Downs of My Biggest Peace Corps Project…

…The Teen-Caregiver Communication Workshop In March of  2012 we had our monthly Teen Club meeting.  The Teen Club is for HIV positive youth ages 12-19, almost all of whom were born with HIV, before much was known about the virus, … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Sight

Yesterday, Maggie, one of our social workers, called to me, ”Do you want to be part of something special?”  “Sure”, I replied.  Who would turn down an offer like that?  She waved me over and I followed Maggie, Mosa (another … Continue reading

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HIV/AIDS Successes and Challenges

Recently NPR aired a few shows telling about successes Botswana has enjoyed in its fight against HIV/AIDS.  A friend recently heard one of those show titled “Stunning Achievement Against Aids”, and asked me my opinion on it, as someone “on … Continue reading

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I Went to a Funeral this Morning

I went to a funeral this morning.  It was for a 15 year old boy named Bofelo.  He had attended Mochudi Teen Club in 2010, but hadn’t been coming recently.  I’ve been working with Teen Club since June of 2011 … Continue reading

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