VIDEO – Living in community is a weapon against HIV/AIDS in Kenya

Take a 5-minute journey to the north of Kenya — to a town called Marsabit where HIV feeds off people’s extreme poverty, their lack of knowledge about the disease, and a negative social stigma against those who have it.

In the unique culture of Marsabit, community is a powerful force. FH harnesses the power of community and helps people band together in care groups to overcome this otherwise crushing disease.

“We have the strength of togetherness,” says one member of a care group. “When we are together, the stigma is not there.”