Daily Archives: 2003-10-15

Letter home – Nairobi, Kenya

Dear Mum,

Thank you for your lovely advice. I am just starting to learn all 92 of the childrens names…there is a Faith (she`s just a baby and even tho most of the kids here haven`t progressed to the stage of AIDS…they just have HIV…little Faith has AIDS.) and a Purity, and many Johns and Samuels. I am falling in love with them. Most of the kids have to have their heads shaved because of the fungal infections. Also did you know that some of the children, if they are caught early enough and put on the right medications, they can turn from HIV positive to HIV negative and even get discharged! read more

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