This five minute interview explores how HIV continues to affect families in South Africa. Abigail Ntleko, a nursing sister has spent much of her adult life caring for families with HIV and she has adopted scores of children, encouraging them confront the stigma around HIV which still persists.
Massy, who grew up with Sister Abigail at the Clouds of Hope residential centre in Underberg, is inspired by her example and determined that her own generation will keep up the good work.
Music by Jolyon Birchall
This audio feature is part of a set about South Africa, AIDS and childhood. The other audio features are:
- A place to grow
- Fledgling years
- HIV, we are all affected
- A family pulls together
- Children left behind and their right to grieve