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Life in Homabay county

Homabay county for the last decade have been leading with HIV yearly infection in the whole country

This county borders lake Victoria with a fair percentage of this lake's shoreline being within it's coverage

The county dominates most islands within the lake and thus several harbours i.e mbita, rusinga island and mfang'ano island

Despitefully, the residents around the lake region have remained in literacy and ignorance to the social awareness and education; this has influenced the teenage education with a good percentage of teens being involved in early sexual practice

HIV transmission in the teenage as early as 15 years to the middle youth at twenties and late youth age at 35 years have been considered at more risks

The luo community in the region have been much adaptive to the western way of life thus creating an influence to the sexuality of the teens

The cheap lake life in the region attracts more people to this islands creating a risk

Severally, this county has been ranked at the peak of contamination irregardless of all efforts to pin the spread down in the region by the concerned bodies.

Non-governmental agencies are being advised to venture more towards creating social awareness to the community

The government should also ensure that all teens are subjected to civil education to ensure that they are contained

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