SNAPSHOT: Family values

Sir Cliff Richard, a vice-president of Tearfund, visited families affected by Aids in the slums of the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh last month to raise awareness about the growing HIV/Aids crisis in Asia among UK churches. The singer witnessed the work of the Christian relief and development agency's network of partners, Servants to Asia's Urban Poor. The charity's work with people living with HIV/Aids is the focus of 'We Are Family', a church pack for use in UK church services, prayer meetings and children's and home groups from 7 March onwards. Sir Cliff met 12-year-old Mollica in the slums of Phnom Penh. Her mother has died of Aids, her father is dying of Aids, and she is responsible for shopping, cleaning and cooking for him and her two brothers. Tearfund's partners will ensure Mollica receives schooling and that she and her brothers are placed in a family environment when her father dies.

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