Today we are celebrating one year Stories of Hope! And we have achieved so much since our official launch on 18 July 2021, Mandela Day. Early last year, we started Stories of Hope with two Heroes, and since then our community has grown to eleven Heroes already! You may remember that last year we highlightedContinue reading “Ambassador of Hope”
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Going global at AIDS2022
We proudly announce that Stories of Hope will be part of the Global Village at AIDS2022 in Montreal, Canada, which will be held between 29 July and 02 August 2022. So, nearly one year after our launch, succesfully collecting and showcasing the stories of 11 Heroes and distributing exclusive Stories of Hope postcards through variousContinue reading “Going global at AIDS2022”
Today we celebrate International women’s Day. As women, how are we doing? How well are we in seizing power in a male-dominated World? Maya ANGELOU once said:” My mission in life is not merely to survive but to thrive and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor and some style”. If weContinue reading “Precious Powerwoman”
World AIDS day 2021
It’s world AIDS day and, although AIDS continues to kill people and people living with hiv/ AIDS continue to face inequalities, there is a growing number of stories of hope. This week I met two more people cured of HIV. While they highlighted how they experienced love from others whilst battling cancer and living withContinue reading “World AIDS day 2021”
World Mental Health Day
Every year on the 10th of October, World Mental Health Day is recognised. It is a chance to talk about mental health in general, how we need to look after it, and how important it is to talk about things and get help if you are struggling. Today we are highlighting Gloria’s story where she sharesContinue reading “World Mental Health Day”
Meet our Heroes!
Today, Mandela Day 2021, we proudly present our very first eight Stories of Hope! Since we started to work with our Heroes in April this year, we collected stories related to HIV, depression and vitiligo. Our aim is to grow Stories of Hope into a platform where people facing stigma are able to share theirContinue reading “Meet our Heroes!”
Towards Mandela Day!
We will be going live officially on 18 July 2021