Diet members visit South African communities affected by AIDS

South Africa, June 29–July 24, 2006

Rep. Ichiro Aisawa in a South African village ravaged by AIDS.

Rep. Ichiro Aisawa in a South African village ravaged by AIDS.

From June 29 to July 4, 2006, FGFJ Diet Task Force Director Ichiro Aisawa (Member, House of Representatives, Liberal Democratic Party) and Hiroyuki Nagahama (Member, House of Representatives, Democratic Party of Japan) traveled to South Africa to visit communities ravaged by the AIDS epidemic. In addition to meeting with families affected by the disease, community leaders, and service providers who are being assisted by the Global Fund, they also visited businesses to learn about their workforce and philanthropic programs. Their visit was made possible with support from the M·A·C AIDS Fund.