By the numbers -- Habitat for Humanity Int'l 1
By the numbers
Forty-one percent of women in Lesotho between the ages of 25 and 39 are HIV-positive, according to the Lesotho Demographic and Health Survey conducted by the Department of Human Services.
By 2010, one of every four children in Lesotho will be orphaned, according to UNICEF.
A 15-year-old boy in Lesotho today has an 80 percent lifetime risk of dying of AIDS.
In 2001, life expectancy was estimated by the Lesotho Bureau of Statistics to be 48 years for men, 56 for women. Recent statistics indicate it has dropped to 37 overall.