About 300,000 people live in Guguletu
Township, Cape Town, South Africa—80,000 to 90,000 of them are dying of
HIV/AIDS. Since South Africa’s food and medicine run in alarmingly
short supply, “the majority of those infected are literally dying of
AIDS, and they don’t have any food to eat,” said Kevin Winge, executive
director of Open Arms of Minnesota.
|Open Arms of Minnesota has quite a reach, including food to this unidentified parcel recipient in South Africa. Twenty years ago Open Arms organized to feed Minnesotans with HIV/AIDS. Now meals are delivered to others—those living with multiple sclerosis, for instance—and food is shipped to South Africa.|
The rest of this article is only available to subscribers.
© 2015 Augsburg Fortress, Publishers