Global Activism: Project Tariro Provides Care and Support for People Affected by HIV/AIDS

September 9, 2010

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Gregory Gross consults with the staff of Project Tariro

It's Thursday, and time for our Global Activism series. Each Thursday we hear about an individual who's decided to work to make the world a better place.

Gregory Gross is Clinical Manager of the HIV Testing and Prevention Program at the Center on Halsted here in Chicago. Gregory's been working on HIV/AIDS issues here in Illinois for many years. Gross is also a licensed social worker and a deacon in the United Methodist Church.

Last year he was contacted by a group of deacons who were going to Zimbabwe to investigate the HIV/AIDS pandemic there. The next thing he knew, he was on his way to Zimbabwe to Project Tariro. It's an HIV/ AIDS prevention program based in Old Moo-tar-ee. And It was quite a trip…

Originally Aired 4-29-10