How Was Wangari Maathai Portrayed In The Community?

Wangari Maathai is a very important and respected person who stood up for women’s rights and was determined to help make a change in the environment. Wangari Maathai was born in Nyeri, Kenya on April 1, 1940. she lived in a peaceful Kenyan village surrounded by beautiful land and terrain.

  • Wangari Maathai was born in Nyeri, Kenya on April 1, 1940. She lived in a peaceful Kenyan village surrounded by beautiful land and terrain.
  • She traveled to America to continue her studies and work to achieve her dream to learn more about the world and help others.
  • Wangari maathai lived a great life and helped lots of lives. She won many awards and was loved by many people.

Work Cited

  • Gallelty, LeeAnne. Ecological Issues. India, Mason Crest Publishers, 2007.
  • Kids InfoBits: Jan J., Ferrara. “Wangari Maathai: trees for peace.” Kids InfoBits, Cricket
  • Kids InfoBits: Karimi, Faith. “Kenyans gather to say goodbye to Nobel laureate Wangari    Media, Feb. 2011, Maathai.” Kids InfoBits, CNN Wire, 8 Oct. 2011.
  • Schatz, Kate. Rad Women Worldwide. New York, Ten Speed Press, 2016.

How did HIV/AIDS become so widespread?

HIV/AIDS has become so widespread in Africa because the medicine used to combat it is often hard to get, people usually don’t know they have it, and because they can’t afford basic necessities so they resort to prostitution so they can survive.

Topic Sentence #1:

The medicine that treats HIV/AIDS is hard to access, if you do have access it usually costs too much for most people, and it only works if you use it every day.

Topic Sentence #2:

A lot of people don’t know they have HIV/AIDS because of a few reasons: they haven’t taken a blood test, they think it’s a very bad flu, or they are worried about having the disease.

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Many people in sub Saharan Africa are poor so they resort to prostitution to get money for themselves and their children.


Works Cited

Altman, Lawrence K. “Scientists Urge New Look at Feeding in AIDS Fight.” New York Times [Los Angeles], 26 Feb. 2007, Health sec., p. 1. New York Times,. Accessed 19 Mar. 2019.

Gelletly, LeeAnne. AIDS and Health Issues. Philadelphia, Mason Crest Publishers, 2007.

McNeal, Donald, Jr. “Cultural Attitudes and Rumors Are Lasting Obstacles to Safe Sex.” New York Times [MAY 9, 2010], 9 May 2010. New York Times Cultural Attitudes and Rumors Are Lasting Obstacles to Safe Sex, Accessed 26 Mar. 2019.