HIV, anemia and risk of malnutrition

Date of birth

July 13th, 2014

Start of care

July 2020

Medical history


His story

Nestor and his sister Natacha have been living with HIV since birth. Their mom is HIV-positive and was not on treatment when they were born. When we met Nestor, he was very pale, out of breath and exhausted. He had severe anemia (hemoglobin 3.2 g, the norm is around 12 g). This was linked to acute malaria and aggravated by HIV, which also led to malnutrition and repeated malaria infections. Given the vital prognosis, we financed his emergency medical care (blood transfusion, antibiotics, anti-anemic drugs and his stay in intensive care with the required tests). As their mom was unable to feed her children during the hospitalization, we decided to finance a monthly food supply so that Nestor and his little sister could benefit from a diet adapted to their age and to their HIV pathology (which is associated with a very high risk of extreme undernutrition).

Would you like to support our children?

Monthly sponsorship

Your monthly support allows us to plan for the long term and act quickly in case of an emergency. You will receive regular updates on the children’s progress and on the center as a whole (including written reports, photos and videos).

One-time donation

Efficient and directly available to our teams, your one-time donation helps finance all of our activities. Thanks to your generosity, we can continue to provide care, give hope and change the children’s future.

Contact us

70A Impasse de l'Amiradou,
83190 Ollioules, France

+33 6 49 81 06 70

+33 6 61 73 08 64
(English contact)