the RED badges of courage 007

During class break at the Nzasa Primary School Salihiseifi, a nine year old HIV+ recent orphan sits silently apart from his other classmates. He suffers from constant headaches and what he describes as a fainting sickness which makes him feel weak. The red badge epaulette has been sewn prominently onto the shoulder of his uniform to alert teachers of his status.

27th May 2008
Rangi Tatu Primary School
Mbagala District, Tanzania

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