HIV/AIDS + Disease

The HIV/AIDS epidemic continues to plague Malawi. The national rate of infection among adults remains near 11% , due in large part to a lack of education. Approximately 51,000 people die of AIDS each year—enough people to fill an average stadium.

HIV/AIDS has had a particularly devastating impact on children. According to UNAIDS, 120,000 children are currently living with HIV, and 650,000 children are orphaned by the epidemic.


These numbers may be daunting, but even a little progress can make a significant difference. Through donations and efforts of volunteers, Raising Malawi is able to provide basic health needs by:


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