- “Having HIV is not the end of the world” – Shakirah from Uganda
“Having HIV is not the end of the world” – Shakirah from Uganda
”Our message to these young people is that having HIV is not the end of the world. By showing that we have fully accepted who we are, that we are happy and living normal lives, we try to be examples to those who are still suffering from stigma and discrimination.”
See the inspirational interview with OFID-sponsored delegate Shakirah Namwanje, a 22 year-old youth worker from Kampala, Uganda, who works with the People in Need Agency to offer support, counseling and inspiration to other HIV-positive youth.