In February 2009, I travelled with a “Samaritans Purse International” team from the UK to Swaziland.
Swaziland is a small country facing big issues. One in four adults live with HIV, the highest prevalence rate in the world. There is also a high risk of contracting other illnesses which contribute towards the lowest life expectancy in the world, just 31 years. In recent years, more than a quarter of the population have needed emergency food aid.
Our team distributed gifts donated to the “Operation Christmas Child” project to school children, individuals in their homes and local communities.