In 2005, the epidemic of AIDS in South Africa was huge and the government had been lax in addressing the problem. In addition, on the international front, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria had been slow to give aid to countries in need. This film shows how an HIV-positive mother, Busi Maqungo, living in a shanty town in South Africa, became an AIDS activist. Through the internet, she contacts leaders of the Fund and actually meets some attending the G-8 Summit in London. She gets a sympathetic ear from prominent politicians like Kofi Annan, Gordon Brown and Paul Wolfowitz. They promise help and funds, but she remains skeptical. She is an example of citizens taking political responsibility who ultimately make a difference. And who is Sinesipho? She was the poster child for the Global Fund, on their first annual report cover, and who lived with her grandmother in poverty - and who still believed AIDS was transmitted from other peoples' toothbrushes...

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