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HIV/AIDS victims receive food in Yei

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(1st April 2013) - More than 1000 HIV/AIDS victims are receiving food aid from the World Food Program (WFP) in Yei River County, Central Equatoria State.

Some of the beneficiaries were registered members of Friendship club in the county.

The Chairperson of the club, Joel Baba Alex, said the beneficiaries will be given maize and beans among others items every month.

“This food basically we received it from WFP. The food items we received are maize, yellow peas, oil, salt and CSB plus .The total beneficiary that received this food are 1,166 for both registered and non-registered members.’

The AIDs friendship club was established in 2011 with an aim to promote creation of awareness on HIV and AIDs.