Photo Stories: African Women and Kids
Affected by AIDS Share their Lives

The Guava neighborhood of Maputo has a number of deserted homes with no roofs. Families may move in to an empty home and then try to put up a roof with metal panels or wood.

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I am interested to finish the building and live there
Armindo Filipe Tovale
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Posted Thursday, July 03, 2008 6:32AM

I find this image very intriguing because it draws me in and raises so many questions. I want to know more!
Santa Monica, CA
Posted Thursday, August 23, 2007 11:58AM

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author of this photograph:

Maputo project participant

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Posted 5:14PM on Thursday, August 09, 2007 Pacific Time


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Disclosing my HIV status was the biggest difficulty of my life. My mother has lost so many people to the virus and always said that she didn't want any of her children to have this disease.
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