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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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thomas, gaborone, 2012-03-03 12:00:18
we getting big good thing some people release the good thing we trying to do now thats MILLION REASONS TO STAND TOGETHER! join hands lets fight this IF YOU ARE NOT INFECTED YOU ARE AFFECTED.Thomas Mabena co-founder and i manage to bring one sponsor to the organization.now we are fully registered they gave us bad name "GOLDEN HOPE" but on monday we going back to registrar of society to lodge complain we want our name 35.2 MILLION REASONS!

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