The Rotary Club of Campbell was honored to be a “beta test” for the project’s launch in 2009, when we hosted an initial club program on the topic. We’ve also been privileged to receive updates on the original Los Altos Rotary AIDS Project in the past, since at least 2004.
While only approximately 100 babies were born with AIDS in the US, more than 300,000 children are born annually in Africa with AIDS they contracted from birth. As a result, much of their recent work has been focused on efforts to mitigate the AIDS epidemic in Africa.
- $50 Provides HIV testing for 25 women
- $100 Provides counseling for 50 women
- $500 Treats 500 HIV-infected pregnant women
Cynthia introduced us to Liberia, an African country especially hard-hit by the AIDS epidemic. recent article in the Rotarian Magazine presented the AIDS Prevention and treatment for newborns in Monrovia, Liberia.
Of course, the Los Altos Rotary Club and the Rotary AIDS Project welcome your support of innocent children in our world. Please contact them for more information.
Please Note: Our originally scheduled speaker, Amy Brown, City Manager of Campbell, as unable to attend today due to a conflict. We hope to reschedule Amy sometime soon.