Believemore (1998-2011) was a smart and dedicated young man who was accepted into C4C last year due to exceptional scores on his grade 7 exams. Believemore and his father, both HIV+, worked hard to educate others about HIV. They had a strong relationship and were well respected in the community. Unfortunately, last month Believemore lost his fight with the disease. He will be greatly missed.
Coalition for Courage admits children based on leadership skills and academic standing. We do not inquire about a child’s HIV status. Unfortunately, due to lack of access to HIV drugs, some children born to HIV positive mothers are infected at birth. When we discover a child is HIV positive, a portion of sponsorship funds pays for additional food and medical expenses.