HIV/AIDS is a major concern. One in ten of our children have a parent who either has died of or is HIV positive. One of Dr Sowmya's priorities is to test all the children who have been at risk of contracting HIV so they can receive the right drugs and nutrition to fight the virus.
An extract from Jonny Gibb's diary, a SLA volunteer who visited the Tuni Home, illustrates the devastation the virus causes:
Arwyn Finnie, a SLA volunteer who visited the Tuni Home in 2006 wrote::