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After losing his first wife and a daughter to AIDS and finding out that he himself is HIV positive, Rev. John Masuwa  came to learn the depth of HIV stigma in Zambia: his family rejected him and his landlord turned him out of his home. In response, Masuwa founded Circles of Hope. After hearing Masuwa's story in an HCP media campaign, a local businessman set the group up in a grain milling business. They use its profits to finance group activities, including transporting sick members to the hospital.
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After losing his first wife and a daughter to AIDS and finding out that he himself is HIV positive, Rev. John Masuwa came to learn the depth of HIV stigma in Zambia: his family rejected him and his landlord turned him out of his home. In response, Masuwa founded Circles of Hope. After hearing Masuwa's story in an HCP media campaign, a local businessman set the group up in a grain milling business. They use its profits to finance group activities, including transporting sick members to the hospital.

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