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In LWR's new video, "Braving Aids: Senegal's Way", learn how the African country of Senegal has responded to this question.Senegal is stopping AIDS more effectively than almost any country in Africa. An LWR partnership plays a key role in this success.
Hear this story of compassion and hope, then talk about what you would do.
Material from the video is suitable for audiences over the age of 14 and a discussion guide is included. For information on obtaining a copy of this video please click here.


Interview excerpts from people seen in this video.

Gary Engelberg of Africa Consultants International says, Senegals openness and its response to the epidemic is an example to be followed. At no time has the government tried to hide whats happening in Senegal. It hasnt been an easy process. But gradually everybody has been brought into the search for responses to the epidemic. And I think thats really the key."
Click here to read the full interview.

 

 



Fr. Paul Bacarimane states, But the solution wont come from heaven. It wont be a telephone call from the Good Lord. It will be man feeling responsibility for his acts. Living in faithfulness, living in abstinence. I believe that is the world of the Gospel and of hope.
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AIDS Orphans Benefit Hike Along the Pacific Crest Trail
Rev. Chris Sanderson, a pastor for the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America is hiking the Pacific Trail (2,650 miles) to raise awareness of the AIDS epidemic in Africa. Read his description of his mission and meet Chris at one of the tour stops to support his cause
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“Stand With Africa: Banish Hunger.”
A new video that demonstrates how Stand With Africa works with local organizations in East Africa to improve peoples’ lives.

"The Jewels of Katosi"
In August 2002, LCMS World Relief Communications Manager Greg Koenig
participated in a Lutheran World Relief study tour to Kenya and Uganda
in conjunction with the inter-Lutheran Stand With Africa campaign.

" African Reflections: Stories from an ELCA trip in early 2002
" Picture This: Million Thanks
" Picture This: Street Children

" HUNGER IN AFRICA. Stand With Africa 2002

" 2002 Global facts about the HIV/AIDS epidemic

" A Stand With Africa Slide ShowHIV/AIDS in Africa

" A Child's Poem About AIDS

" "Introducing Stand With Africa" Video

 

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