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  1. Dancers step up to help Aids orphans

    Posted Mar 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... Miranda Yeung Four groups of professional dancers delivered energetic performances last Saturday at the Olympian City Mall in an effort to help Aids orphans on the mainland. Organised by Chi Heng Foundation of Hong Kong and Community College of the City University of Hong Kong, the performance was part of the Aids Orphans Project. It featured four local dance schools- Billy ...

  2. Beijing daily sued for identifying Aids orphan

    Posted Mar 07th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Siu-sin A guardian of a teenage orphan whose parents died of Aids in Henan is suing Beijing's China Times newspaper for publishing the girl's name and photograph. The lawsuit, lodged and accepted by Beijing's Chaoyang District People's Court yesterday, is believed to be the first to test the image and privacy rights of Aids orphans on the mainland. ...

  3. Slum dweller's love breaks stigma of Aids orphans

    Posted Apr 16th 2007, 12:00am by Azizur Rahman

    ... and discrimination, as they follow the example of Soorya Gajendran to become foster parents to India's tragic Aids orphans. Inspired by the story of Ms Gajendran- a slum dweller who defied her impoverished circumstances and social ostracisation to take in an HIV-positive orphan girl named Shubha in 2004- eight more slum families are fostering children orphaned by Aids and are HIV positive ...

  4. We are running out of time to help China's Aids orphans

    Posted Dec 30th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... News Agency, there are 76,000 Aids orphans like Fang Fang on the mainland, and the number will increase to 260,000 by 2010. Due to unsanitary collection practices in the 1990s, many poor ... of thousands of orphans have been left behind. Most do not have HIV themselves. If we do not help them now, they will grow up uneducated and vulnerable, becoming a large force for social instability ...

  5. Worlds apart

    Posted Oct 13th 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... HKU students find inspiration from the hardships endured by orphans in Ghana, writes Rebecca Tsui A 10-day trip to Ghana in Africa to visit underprivileged children has inspired a group ... 'The project is not only about helping orphans in Africa who have contracted HIV, but also about providing a chance for teenagers in Hong Kong to learn, experience, and make a difference.' ...

  6. Delivering hope where there was none

    Posted Nov 16th 2007, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... the United Nations show that about 140,000 children have been affected by the disease, mostly in rural areas. They are either HIV-positive, orphaned by the disease or living in households with an HIV-positive parent. Mr To understands that the children need more than money. 'Aids orphans are not ordinary orphans. They witnessed how their parents died; they are struggling for life from ...

  7. Aids visit puts smiles on faces

    Posted Aug 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... interacted with the orphans, conducting English classes and organising games. The children range in age from three years to 15. 'There are 54 orphans in the school,' Ms Chee said. ...

  8. Heartache of the Aids whistle-blower forced to live in exile

    Posted Feb 19th 2010, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... behind. They are the pictures of HIV/Aids patients and orphans she visited in Henan, Sichuan, Guangxi, Guangdong and other places over the past 16 years. 'I cry every morning when I wake up as I miss all the HIV patients and orphans in China very much,' she said. 'I look on them as my own children... but they live like little livestock. None of them was treated like a human ...

  9. Suffer the children

    Posted Apr 14th 2007, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... According to estimates by the Actuarial Society of South Africa and UNAids/WHO, the disease killed 320,000 people in 2005 and 345,640 in 2006 and has left more than 1.2 million orphans. Fighting ... and there will be about 2.5 million orphans under the age of one. Some estimate that 30-40 per cent of the people between 15 and 45 in KwaZulu-Natal, both men and women, are HIV-positive. It's in dismal ...

  10. Aids patients protest near ministry

    Posted Dec 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... those infected, those orphaned by the disease or those with a parent who has the virus or disease. Under the guidelines, those children are entitled to at least 600 yuan (HK$733) a month, on top ...




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