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Before the virus really hit, Seako knitted sweaters and table cloths, which earned her a small salary - about 400 pula a month, or 80 US dollars - barely enough to feed her family. But, now, because of the advancing effects of HIV, she no longer has the strength.

"I cannot afford to feed myself, my son Thamelo, and my mother because I don't work. I don't work because I am too weak."

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