46 year old Stuart suffers from psoriasis as a result of being infected with HIV. Due to its severity he cannot work. His wife ploughs in lands nearby and gets paid on average $1 a day. They have three children and also care for his two orphaned nephews. Their house was destroyed in Operation Murambatsvina. "even my kids, they're don't have school uniforms, schools shoes, all this. At the same time their teachers they told them to come with food to eat at break time, so it's difficult for me to get them food, because they need some Mazowe and sandwiches and the like, so I can't get all this so, it will be a problem to me. At the same time they are chased away from the school because of our school fees, so it pains me too much, that's because they also know that our father is sick, so no way to gets money, so is the problem..... so those guys they told them to, they chased them away, said your father is sick don't come here because you can spread us that sickness. So it troubles me you know..."
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Galerie Eric & Valérie GALEA is an art gallery based in Avignon. It offers a great selection of artworks for sale by many emerging and established artists.