Stories of AIDS is a truly inspiring organization based in Malawi, Africa. Much like Red Hot, they have recently released a music album to raise money for AIDS charities. But their album is a little different. The beautiful songs on the album are directly inspired by people ‘s lives that are affected by AIDS/HIV.
Each song is inspired by a narrative told by a specific, affected individual whom they have met and recorded their life story. The stories were then crafted into songs, often having direct lyrical quotations from the narrators themselves.
The stories reflect a range of backgrounds and personal relationships of people living with HIV/AIDS. Each song is designed to musically capture the story and personality of the individual. Through the songs, the listener can learn about a range of issues, which reveal the kaleidoscope of social contexts and dynamics of Malawi’s AIDS epidemic.
Profits from the album will be invested in several programs, being set up by Talents of the Malawian Child. Through these programs, TOMC will give AIDS orphans and vulnerable children self-esteem and real economic opportunities through a career working in the arts.
To purchase the album & learn more about Stories of Aids please visit their website here.