HIV/AIDS + Disease

The HIV/AIDS epidemic continues to plague Malawi. The national rate of infection among adults remains near 11% , due in large part to a lack of education. Approximately 51,000 people die of AIDS each year—enough people to fill an average stadium.


HIV/AIDS has had a particularly devastating impact on children. According to UNAIDS, 120,000 children are currently living with HIV, and 650,000 children are orphaned by the epidemic.

Solutions

These numbers may be daunting, but even a little progress can make a significant difference. Through donations and efforts of volunteers, Raising Malawi is able to provide basic health needs by:

 

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