World Health Organization
Voices of hope: stories from communities affected by HIV and AIDS
Abandoned generations of AIDS: Aaron and Mavis' story
Don McCullin/Christian Aid

Now, Aaron and Mavis live with their paternal grandparents. Their grandmother Margaret is 62 and her husband Ofeshi is 69. They never expected to be looking after young children again. Their only child, Aaron and Mavis' father, died in 2001.

"It is difficult, but it must be done. The children are good company. We are very protective of them since they are our only grandchildren. Our son died of the same disease as their mother."

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