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February 28, 2013 |
Words By: Tim
Tim Conibear, founder of HIV education charity in the townships of South Africa, was visited by a film crew from the US. They made the following short film about the work they do.
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Great work and thanks for the film. It is very inspiring !
I hope people can check out the link for 5 Pound Donors… easy peasy….
W4C is great.
Thanks for posting and for sharing the video. If you’re in SA, come and visit.
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