Here are some more pictures of Travis McCoy in South Africa serving as the MTV Staying Alive Special Ambassador. His job is to travel with foundation as use his celebrity to bring attention to a special cause. If you don’t understand why this is important then read my earlier post, or take a look at the statistics of HIV / AIDS in South Africa.
-5.7 million people are living with HIV in South Africa, 2/3’s of which are women.
-28% of pregnant women are living with HIV
-280,000 children below the age of 15 are living with HIV
-There are an estimated 1,000 deaths every day due to AIDS: 71% of all deaths of 15-49 yr olds are due to AIDS