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GALUFU, MALAWI NOVEMBER 12: Alina Kaliati, age 68, cooks porridge outside her small house with her grand grand grand son Alex, age 2, on her back on November 12, 2005 in Galufu, Malawi. Alex mother died of Aids a few months earlier. Alina has lost all her five daughters and some grandchildren to Aids during the last few years. She now has to take care of multiple orphans without any income. The village has seen an increase in poverty the last few years due to drought and HIV/Aids. Alina harvested a bag (about 25kg) of maize during 2005 and the food only lasted for a few weeks. Southern Africa has been hit by a severe hunger crisis due to drought and poverty. An ever-increasing HIV/Aids rate adds to the misery. Malawi is one of the worst hit areas and Galufu village is a typical small village that has become victim of this poverty spiral. (Photo by Per-Anders Pettersson)
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