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HIV/AIDS and poverty eradication

It is very exciting for me to join the Pulsewire community.I am a Kenyan woman who is HIV+ and has actually entered the full blown stage.I am on ARVs and has improved greatly.However the side effects of the generic drugs i take are pulling me down.

I am sure that, when empowered i can assist my community in many ways,because it is a community where women are looked down upon,openly abused add tradition prevails so the disease is associated with witchcraft.

Counselling services are not well done and so the+people,majority of them poor with no food to eat and no hope,die well ahead of 'time'.

I am happy to be accepted into this team where i pray that i will be resourceful and get resources.

I want to show the world that there can still be hope beyond being positive,and
pursue your ambitions.
Thank you i am excited to be part of you!

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Maria Jett's picture

Welcome!

Thank you so, so much for sharing your voice here on PulseWire. I invite you to ask for what you need on our resource exchange bulletin board, found here: http://beta.pulsewire.net/exchange.

Please also use the feedback button located at the bottom of your screen to let our team know how we can improve your online experience.

With warmest regards,

Maria Jett, Online Community Director

Corine Milano's picture

Hello Auma, Thank you so

Hello Auma,

Thank you so much for posting here on PulseWire and helping this community become what it's meant to be—a place for women to reach out, share their experiences, make connections, and share and receive resources.

I hope you don't mind that I have added you to my PulseWire friends list. I also wanted to let you know that if you have any trouble with the site, please let us know. We're still working on making PulseWire all that it can be, so don't hesitate to make suggestions about what would be of help to you!

I look forward to seeing you around the site.

And finally, welcome to PulseWire!

Corine Milano, Assistant Editor

--"We will surely get to our destination if we join hands."
Aung San Suu Kyi --

Auma's picture

i am checking out for you!

Hello Corine,

I am glad that we can now be in touch!I will let you know of any experiences that i coma accross.

Lets be in touch!

Leah.

Auma's picture

Cant reach Jason

HI Corine

I got quite a nice advice from Cynthia but could not cite Jason Globerman through the search bar.Please help.

Maria Jett's picture

Jason Globmerman

Can be found here, auma: http://beta.pulsewire.net/user/65

Cheers,

Maria Jett, Online Community Director

acdadesky's picture

Hello again .. from Anne-christine

Dear Auma,

Read a little of your post and hope I can share information with you that will be helpful to your health and work there, too. Feel free to see my profile by looking in the 'community' page.

I would love to know more about where you work, what you do, etc... and especially how we /I can be of most use to you in your wonderful advocacy for positive women.

Anne-christine d'Adesky
Director of Global Advocacy
3345 22nd street,
San Francisco, CA 94110

Mobilizing Women and Girls to Fight HIV/AIDS

Cynthia Casas's picture

Connections on PulseWire

Dear Auma,

I'm dying to here more about you-- AC tells me you have very touching narratives that you write her. I hope you feel comfortable enough to share them here...(cut and paste is easy).

By the way, there are two potential friends to engage on PulseWire [you can use our search bar above to locate]:

1. Jason Globerman works on microfinancing for low-income HIV+ women in marginalized communities and also works with a group called the Simunye Initiative that raises awareness and funds for those battling HIV/Aids in South Africa.

2. Caroline Mubaira has done work organizing communities, and helped them write position papers, prepare to meet with health authorities and other work.

Best,
Cynthia

Auma's picture

Let's be in touch

Hallo Cynthia

Please let us be in touch.Yes-i have so much to say.Thank you for being there for me.

Leah.

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