About This Video
Robbie is an Indonesian man whose HIV diagnosis isolated him from his friends and family for six years. In “Hope,” Robbie shows how kindness and acceptance can literally save a life.
What does this video tell us about stigma?
How does compassion help people living with HIV? Robbie was afraid to get the treatment he needed while he was sick, but his friend asked him to open up about what was happening in his life. Through his friend’s unconditional support, Robbie was able to get the care and treatment he needed to get healthy.
February 25, 2014