Archive for 2007

Find out what has been happening with Highlands Hope Umbrella
and all of our partners

PIUMA representatives visit Austria

PIUMA leader Wema Sanga and Tanzanian jounalist and PIUMA advisor Muhingo Rweyemamu are touring Austria, meeting AIDS acitivists, politicians, and supporters in Vienna, Salzburg, Pöllau and Graz.

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PIUMA launches twenty-village HIV testing blitz

PIUMA, the HIV patient activist group, is launching a major campaign to get testing service to more than twenty villages in the Bulongwa area of Makete. PIUMA has been recognized by local health authorities as a valued partner in efforts to meet the goal of full testing of the entire population of Tanzania, consistent with Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete's challenge.

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Terry’s Tanzania

In January 2006, Montreal’s famed Gazette cartoonist Terry Mosher (Aislin) traveled to the Southern Highlands of the East African nation of Tanzania to visit Highlands Hope.

He captured the beauty, the heartbreak and the courageous determination of Highlands Hope activists like nurse Betty Liduke, community-organizer Jackson Mbogela, and the men, women and children who make the Makete and Njombe Districts of Tanzania a very special place.

Take a look at Terry’s scrapbook