Imagine the experience of Erica, an HIV-positive deaf woman in Uganda. Erica's children are beaten by her neighbors. When they played with local children, they were told to go away. They were told, "You'll spread deafness to my family."
Gideon Byamugisha, an Anglican priest, learned that he was HIV positive in 1991. The first African priest to break the silence, he works tirelessly to fight HIV/AIDS and especially to help the children who are so deeply affected.
The Global Fund provides funds and support to the hardest-hit countries that lack the resources to address their epidemics. However, one of the largest recipients is the second largest economy in the world: China.