HIV/Aids Awareness Campaign
HIV/Aids is still a very real problem in Zambia and one of the major health issues facing the a new generation of children, who themselves are facing a life without one or both parents as a result of this disease. There are a large number of orphans being brought up by extended family members. Poor health care and insufficient awareness about HIV/Aids has meant that the average life expectancy in Zambia is only 32.
This is now being addressed by regular and ongoing education programs in schools around the country focusing on ways to avoid HIV/Aids and encouraging the children/young adults to openly debate the issues ...