THEME: Breaking through stigma & isolation
Character Name: Rhulani
Area/Province: Malamulele, Limpopo
Rhulani wants to disclose his HIV status to his aunt and his community. After contracting HIV, he revealed his status to former lovers, but feels that his community is still not fully accepting of those with the virus. His aunt took the death of a close relative from HIV/Aids very hard so now Rhulani is wary of disclosing his own status to her.