Worldwide, 16.6 million children <18 years of age have lost 1 or both their parents to HIV; 90% of these orphans live in sub-Saharan Africa.

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* Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) Global Report: UNAIDS Report on the Global AIDS Epidemic 2010.

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For just $1.64 a day – or $600 a year – you or a group of your friends together can make a life-changing difference to a child through the SHARE Orphan Sponsorship (SOS) program.

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Then, There Was Light!

We were driving somewhere between Mbita and Ruisinga with our Kenyan SHARE colleague, Cyprina, when she asked the driver to pull off the road in the direction of a small village. Approaching the village, we saw empty mud huts that were still standing, sprinkled unevenly around this beautiful Lake Victoria setting. It was clearly deserted from the ravages of malaria, AIDS, and poverty. Seven villagers still lived among these empty dwellings, and four of them came out to greet us.

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This powerful poem, written by Jerry Warshaw, after a visit with a woman from Mbita, Kenya on April 1, 2018, highlights SHARE’s impact on her family and community. Please help SHARE continue this life saving work.

My Life

I was born when the locust was eating the crops, that’s as close as I can tell, a tough time to arrive in the world, no one rang a bell….

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