Faith-Based Organizations Respond to HIV/AIDS
This page profiles how faith-based organizations are responding to
HIV/AIDS around the world. It contains HIV prevention messages that
may not be appropriate for
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have videos from U.S.-based
, news from Burma/Thailand
, and Malawi
. Some additional family oriented videos not linked to
by AIDSvideos.org may be found at SafeForAll.org
Burma and Thailand
Brethren Children's Home, an AIDS Relief Ministry (7 min 54
or Download (WMV,
Bishop Andrew Wafula of New Covenant Assembly discusses his church's
HIV/AIDS relief ministry, which includes an orphanage for AIDS orphans
called Faith Brethren Children's Home.
Relief Ministry of Gospel Lighthouse
Church (9 min 50 sec): Stream or Download
(WMV, 38 MB)
Bishop Justus Wanjala of Gospel Lighthouse Church discusses his
church's HIV/AIDS relief ministry, which includes voluntary counseling
and testing for HIV.
- InterVarsity.org: Focus on HIV/AIDS (4 min): Stream
Discusses effects of AIDS in Nairobi, Kenya.
- Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance: Stream
GAIA provides aid and education to AIDS orphans and caregiver kits to
people in Malawi.
Personal Stories and Testimonials
The following videos are personal statements by people who have been
affected by HIV/AIDS in one way or another. They are statements of
personal experience and belief. The presenters are solely responsible
for their content and accuracy. Opinions expressed do not necessarily
represent the opinions of AIDSvideos.org.
- Facing HIV as a
Family (16 min) Stream
Cory Norlund, a person living with HIV, and his mother Diana
Norlund discuss how their family dealt with the news that Cory was HIV
- Testimonial of Charlie Johnson,
With HIV (16 min) Stream
Charlie Johnson, a former heroin addict who has been HIV
positive for fourteen years, talks about his journey.
- The Connection in My Life
Between Depression and HIV (4 min 30 sec) Stream
Charlie Johnson talks about how HIV can lead to depression and
how he has found effective, healthy ways to deal with depression.
- Finding Hope,
Purpose, and New Life After Being Diagnosed with HIV (5 min) Stream
After being diagnosed with HIV, Charlie thought he might never
have another relationship again. But he's now married, and he and his
wife are now working to adopt an HIV positive
South African orphan!
Gives Advice About AIDS and HIV: Stream
A Catholic priest discusses AIDS and the people with AIDS he