Throughout Africa, Project HOPE addresses pressing health challenges aiming to reduce maternal and child mortality and the burdens of HIV/AIDS, TB, diabetes and hypertension.
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A Beacon of HOPE in Ethiopia
40-year-old Aman has emerged as a beacon of hope for his small Ethiopian community. Among his family, his coworkers, his classmates and his community, his positivity shines brightly in the shadow of the positive HIV diagnosis he received just a year ago.
Heroes of the Northern Cape: Stories from the Front Lines of South Africa’s Battle with Diabetes
Diabetes is the second-most common cause of death in South Africa. Lifestyle and diet choices are fueling the problem, but the country’s overburdened public health system is having trouble dealing with the nearly 10,000 new cases diagnosed each month. In the isolated Northern Cape province, diabetes treatment is especially hard to come by. With help from local healthcare professionals like Rita Venter, Project HOPE is working to change that.
The Selfless Journey of 10,000 Steps
Nora is a great-grandmother who lives outside a remote village in Namibia. Nearly blind and infected with HIV, her commitment to her family never wanes – especially for the children orphaned at her doorstep.
Health Workers Offer HOPE to Families in Settlements
Project HOPE works around the world to support and implement health care programs that literally change the perspective and direction of lives – for children, teenagers, mothers, families and communities.
Project HOPE Marks World AIDS Day by Highlighting Pioneering Program to Support Teens with HIV in Namibia
How Door-to-Door HIV Testing in Ethiopia Saved a Life
In Ethiopia, women between the ages of 15 and 49 are almost twice as likely to contract HIV as males in the same age group. With the help of health workers, trained by Project HOPE, traveling door-to-door, one woman decided not to let her diagnosis – or a series of personal tragedies – define her.