The problem is enormous. Of the estimated 34 million people worldwide living with HIV/AIDS, it is believed that 25 million of those live in sub-Saharan Africa. This slide show presents images and short stories about what is happening in Africa today.

This slide show will be continually updated with new material. Please check back frequently.


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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

“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 Koenigparticipated in a Lutheran World Relief study tour to Kenya and Ugandain 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 Child's Poem About AIDS

" "Braving Aids: Senegal's Way" Video

" "Introducing Stand With Africa" Video


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