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HIV Groups in Kenyan Slum Organize Self-Help

Kenyans living with HIV or AIDS in Kibera, Nairobi's largest slum, are finding support groups essential to coping with the health, economic and social challenges they face. Peter Oduor is a teacher at Kibera’s Tumaini primary school. Five years ago, he tested positive for HIV.  He believes most of the slum's residents are susceptible to the virus because of poverty.   “In Kibera here, HIV is mostly spread because of poverty," he said. "You find that there are...

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