Archive for 2009

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Veneranda Sanga died today at Ikonda Consolata Hospital

Veneranda Sanga was one of the youngest members of PIUMA, an HIV patient activist group in Makete District. All of us who met her are saddened and angered by her needless death. Her very short life is a testament to the fact that incompetence and corruption in parts of the health care system are allowing men, women, and children in Tanzania to die from AIDS well before thier time. Thanks to Ikonda Hospital for trying to save Veneranda, alas, too late.

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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