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GHC fellow Valerie Denis, Project Officer at Girls Empowerment Network, readjusts her understanding of poverty after meeting a 12 year old girl with HIV.

"That morning, she had made the long walk to the hospital in the hot sun with her grandmother to see if the doctors could adjust her medication. They couldn’t. Sitting on her grandmother’s lap, her face tear-stained, it hit me that this is what all the statistics and data and rates were about."

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