Special Father’s Day Thanks 2013

June 13, 2013
Democratic Republic of the Congo
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This Father’s Day we thank you, our supporters, for providing meaningful work for our expert patients and fathers like Charles, who lives in a region with endemic poverty.  A job helps Charles support his own children while extending the clinic activities into the community. 

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Here is his story:

My wife and I have three children.  My wife was sick and I didn’t know what the problem was.  We went for HIV testing together.  She was HIV positive and I was HIV negative. Two of our children were HIV postive and one was HIV negative. Sadly, my wife died. 

After my wife died I continued to love and care for my children.  I took them to the Children’s AIDS Program Clinic.  When the clinic staff saw I was taking good care of the children, they asked me to be part of the expert patient team. Now in addition to taking care of my family, I do home visits for other families. 


Thank you for the work. 

Thank you on behalf of CAP for all your support. This base of support really helps us to perceive the evolution within our program. We can see change in better healthcare and everything else that is connected with HIV care.
Bahati Makong Denis, Children Aid Program Manager

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