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How Edible Gardens Are Helping in the Battle Against HIV

Original story at MUNCHIES: Food by VICE• 2 mentions • 1 month ago

MUNCHIES: Food by VICE 1 month ago

 
Welcome to the Kingdom of Lesotho reads the sign after you cross the Maputsoe Bridge from South Africa’s cherry-growing hub of Ficksburg, but the container of free condoms on the immigration counter provides a starker greeting. These contraceptives aren’t the mark of a liberal attitude towards sex, but rather a first line of defense against an HIV and AIDS epidemic that has ravaged this tiny mountainous nation of two million people. Today, almost a quarter of Lesotho’s working-age adults are living with HIV or AIDS, and the country has the third highest HIV prevalence rate globally. READ MORE: These Teenagers’ ...
 
 
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16 Feb
VICE @VICE
RT @munchies: This small community in Lesotho is using unique gardens in the fight against HIV: https://t.co/dPzKJUOm50 https://t.co/yecyAL
16 Feb
Madame of Content ✡ @KahyaTeh
RT @munchies: This small community in Lesotho is using unique gardens in the fight against HIV: https://t.co/dPzKJUOm50 https://t.co/yecyAL