Please allow me to introduce you to Mwanaidi. She is 19 years old and belongs to a family of three.
Our partner in Mombasa connected with Mwanaidi after she shared her plans of getting babysitting work. Together, they explored the challenges she would face. Mwanaidi accepted that it was going to be difficult to take medicines in other people's homes, especially with no disclosure of her HIV status. The chances of her being stigmatized were high, to a point of losing her job. However, her greatest challenge would be keeping clinic dates and attending support group meetings. Mwanaidi understands how important her visit to the clinic and support group are to keeping her healthy.
Your generosity and support of our school fee program allowed Mwanaidi to explore other options. She is now supported in a vocational course of dress making. What a difference you have made in her life! Mwanaidi is now active and engaged in her studies, filling her with hope for the future.
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