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The Passionist Sisters in Botswana work with and accompany people living with HIV/AIDS and offer HIV preventative education.

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  1. 1. Botswana<br />
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  3. 3. HIV/AIDS in Botswana<br />Botswana, battling one of the world's highest HIV/AIDS infection rates, has made major inroads in its campaign to fight the deadly epidemic through public education, a national survey shows.<br />UNAIDS figures from the end of 2003 estimated 37.3 percent of Botswana's 15-49 year olds -- the measure used to compare the epidemic across countries -- were infected with HIV, narrowly better off than nearby Swaziland, which has the world's highest per capita infection rate at 38.8 percent.<br />
  4. 4. Youth Alive! – Prevention through Education<br />
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  6. 6. Youth Alive! Tree Planting<br />
  7. 7. Home Based Care<br />
  8. 8. The sisters care for children orphaned by AIDS<br />
  9. 9. The orphans will soon have a new house<br />old house<br />new house<br />