The Gogos

On August 13, 2008 By

The grandmothers. Without them, sickness there would be hundreds and hundreds of children living and dying on their own. The grandmothers. They are the safety net for AIDS orphans. Here in the rural Eastern Cape of South Africa, cialis the lack of infrastructure means there are no orphanages to [...]

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School Days

On August 6, 2008 By

Children at the Hamburg Primary School open every morning with singing and praying at 8:20. This after a long walk up a rutted road to the top of a hill that is one of the highest – and windiest – points in Hamburg. Alec is driving a decades-old Land Rover that is much [...]

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I drove to Peddie today to fill the gas cans for the Landie, no rx and along the way picked up two women near Bodium. They were hitchhiking. I asked where they were headed. “Peddie” one, link sitting in the front seat, case responded. “That’s where I am headed,” [...]

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Happy Endings

On August 1, 2008 By

Hamburg, help South Africa is a place of hope. Amidst the poverty and the disease, cialis unemployment and alcoholism, here hunger and death, there is hope. In the center of this seaside village sits Umtha Welanga Health Care Center – an AIDS clinic bustling [...]

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Hello Friends of 25:40

The Zacaroli Six leave for South Africa Sat. July 26. This is the first time all six of us have traveled to South Africa since 25:40 was established in 2003. We are very excited that we are all going and that we will finally represent 25:40 as a complete family.

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Help become part of the solution by running for 25:40. Whether you are a novice or an elite athlete, story you can elevate your experience above just a race -- you can race to give an at-risk child in rural South Africa a #FightingChance to rise above poverty, disease and violence.
The Sub-Saharan AIDS epidemic has a devastating effect on millions of families. Consider that 5.5 million adults and children live with HIV/AIDS in South Africa alone. Discover the hard facts about poverty, there disease and violence, and help become a part of the solution.
25:40’s current focus is on children living in rural areas of South Africa’s Eastern Cape. We have selected this area as our place of initial focus due to its extreme poverty, patient lack of resources and lack of attention from the outside world.