S Africa families ravaged by Aids

Grandmother struggles to care for Aids orphans in nation worst hit by the virus.

    South Africa has the largest population of people infected with HIV in the world and in many cases children of parents infected with the virus are left orphaned.

    It is then up to their extended family to care for them.

    Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa, reporting from the town of Khayelitsha, met a woman who is caring for 14 grandchildren after her own three children died from Aids.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Senegal's village of women

    Senegal's village of women

    Women in northeast Senegal are using solar-powered irrigation to farm food and halt the encroaching desert.

    Inside Baltimore's human trafficking industry

    Inside Baltimore's human trafficking industry

    Survivors of sex trafficking and those who investigate it in the city share their stories.

    Nuclear Gulf: Is Saudi Arabia pushing itself into a nuclear trap?

    Nuclear Gulf: Is Saudi Arabia pushing itself into a nuclear trap?

    MBS is prepared to pursue nuclear weapons if Iran gets them. But could he end up making the kingdom a nuclear pawn?