Success Stories

On an island, on treatment

Vincent, a fisherman living with HIV on Dolwe Island, is able to lead a healthy, productive life thanks to the antiretroviral drugs he receives on the island through the support of the USAID-funded STAR-EC project.

Hope Floats

A man dying from tuberculosis on Dolwe Island, Uganda is saved when the USAID-funded STAR-EC project arrives bearing supplies and medical personnel to test and treat HIV and TB.

Living Proof

Back from the brink of death, a woman whose life was saved by STAR-EC supported services on Dolwe Island, Uganda, uses her own story to help link others to HIV testing and treatment.