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GALUFU, MALAWI NOVEMBER 10: Stelia Kunje, age 82, sits in her maize field with a few grains that she has left to plant on November 10, 2005 in Galufu, Malawi. Stelia doesn't have enough seeds to plant the whole field. The harvest was very bad in 2005 and the next one, due in April 2006, is uncertain because of lack of rains and drought. The village has seen an increase in poverty the last few years due to drought and HIV/Aids. 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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