Archive for 2007

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

First PIUMA Solidarity March a big success

A three day, 96 kilometer march by PIUMA activists and Canadian friends brings HIV awareness to several villages and re-launches PIUMA voluntary counselling and testing services at the village le

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PIUMA approved to restart voluntary counselling and testing (VCT)

The District Medical Officer of Makete has approved PIUMA's request to restart clinic and village-based voluntary counselling and testing (VCT). This follows months of applications and lobbying and is a great victory for patient-based approaches to battling HIV in rural Tanzania.

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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