Stories

On the “Stories” page we are highlighting real-life stories/testimonies from people in Africa who are dealing with HIV/AIDS. They do not tell their stories to gain your pity…..they, instead, want your prayers, love and support. It is our hope that these stories will help you gain  insight into the realities of HIV/AIDS in the lives of those who are infected and affected with HIV and encourage you to pray for them, by name, on a regular basis.

Karabo’s Miracle of Life »

Karabo’s Miracle of Life

Each day, Karabo and her sisters went to school in dirty clothes and hungry.  Her parents were both infected with HIV and didn’t have a job.  The five of them lived in a one room shack;  the children slept on the floor without even a blanket or a mat underneath them. Karabo’s mother received some […]

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March 14th, 2013

Thabo’s Story of Hope and Healing »

Thabo’s Story of Hope and Healing

Thabo was in the third grade when the leader of the local Children’s Resource Center noticed him.  He was poorly dressed and hadn’t had enough to eat.  His father had recently been killed and the family was not doing well.  The leader went to Thabo’s home to check on him.  When she arrived, she found […]

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March 14th, 2013

The Story of Claude and Antoinette – A Story from West Africa »

The Story of Claude and Antoinette – A Story from West Africa

Claude and Antoinette, a young married couple from Togo, West Africa, were so sad when their first baby died shortly after birth.  They were shocked to learn that their baby had died of AIDS.  How could this have happened?  Soon after being tested, they were shocked to discover that they were both HIV+ and had […]

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March 14th, 2013

The Story of Peter – A Bible College Student (A True Story) »

The Story of Peter – A Bible College Student (A True Story)

Peter grew up in a pastor’s home in Africa.  He knew about the Lord, but he hardened his heart and turned to a life of drugs and alcohol.  This broke his mother and father’s heart! After the death of his father in 2002, Peter gave his heart to Jesus.  He had gone so far away […]

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March 14th, 2013

Healing and Hope Shared In Ethiopia – The Story of Melaku »

Healing and Hope Shared In Ethiopia – The Story of Melaku

In October of 2012, Cry Africa linked arms with Healthcare Ministries and did a medical outreach in the Ethiopian city of Ziway.  A special story regarding one of our patients, Melaku, and his battle with HIV took place during that time which we want to share with our readers.  Check it out on the following […]

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March 14th, 2013