INERELA+ member wins Red Ribbon Award at International Aids Conference.
INERELA+ member wins Red Ribbon Award at International Aids Conference
At the 2008 International Aids conference hosted in Mexico City, INERELA+ member Regina Molokomme, representing INERELA+ South Africa, collected a prestigious Red Ribbon Award for their community based work in fighting HIV/ AIDS.
Commenting on their success Regina stated:
“I can truly say the award came as a huge surprise to me as an individual but it proves that ordinary people doing extraordinary things”
Regina first contact with the INERELA+ Family was at a SANERELA+ retreat in 2005. Regina recalls “the feeling that reeled through my soul after members shared their HIV status. As I was the personally affected, I had fought in ways to adders the stigma I had suffered as an individual on the loss of my parents. This initial meeting changed my entire perspective and life has never been the same to this day.”