Thembalethu and ST. Mary's Hospital
Vic and Lorraine Parsons have just returned from Thembalethu Orphanage in South Africa. They have also visited St. Mary's Hospital. These are the two projects that we support in South Africa.
Here is Vic's first note to African Aids Angels.
It is a constant source of amazement to the people we visited in
On our return this week we read about the stupendous effort of the students in raising $3500, and the house sales results, Great work!
There is so much that has been done, and so much to accomplish. We visited St Mary's Hospital last week and got in-depth explanations of where our funds go in the Born To Live program, which provides ARVs to pregnant mothers to prevent mother-to-child trasmission of HIV. Since the program started, 3000 mothers have participated in the program, and 4,000 babies are involved, with a success rate of 95 per cent. The South African government, with funding assistance from the