The World AIDS Day Fast has begun! Support a Fast Team Member today.


Hello CHOSA family! Today marks Day 1 of CHOSA’s Third Annual Pap and Porrdige Fast in recognition of World AIDS Day. Make a donation to support the fast at www.chosa.org/fast. From today (December 2) until midnight on Wednesday, our Fast Team will eat only pap and porridge, South Africa’s staple starches. This simple food, made of cornmeal, is eaten without…

Day 1 of Fast – Jared Sacks


Here is a photo of what Jared Sacks ate for lunch on his first day of CHOSA’s Pap n Porridge Fast. He found it edible – though he was hungry again only one hour later.

CHOSA Pap n Porridge Fast just about to begin!!!


During last year’s fast, we raised almost $2000 in 3 days for the children of South Africa. Let’s beat our goal on World AIDS Day 2012!   In South Africa, 1 in 5 adults are HIV-positive. The crisis has left 2.5 million children orphaned, and this number does not even begin to measure the number…

CHOSA Pap n Porridge Fast


Hello CHOSA family! Sign up for this year’s World AIDS Day Pap & Porridge Fast! Contact ellie@chosa.org In a few weeks, just after many of us celebrate Thanksgiving, people around the globe will recognize World AIDS Day. December 1st marks a time to come together and remember the millions of lives lost to HIV/AIDS, as…