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February 29, 2012

Using Facebook to Raise HIV/AIDS Awareness in Botswana

Citizens in Botswana are using Facebook to raise HIV/AIDS awareness in the city of Gaborone, Mmegi Online reports. Moses Masha Kitembele created the Facebook group, called 35.2 Million Reasons to Stand Together, after he witnessed firsthand the ignorance and stigma surrounding HIV. Using the Facebook page, Kitembele is able to talk to and educate young people about what HIV is and how to live with it. Kitembele is now working to turn the group into a physical club and to record a theme song to further the cause.  
 
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