Michelle Obama in Botswana

Justice Unity Down and First Lady Michelle Obama Photo by Ann Bookbinder
Justice Unity Down and First Lady Michelle Obama Photo by Ann Bookbinder

When she arrived in Gaborone on June 24th, First Lady Michelle Obama visited an AIDS clinic to help children paint a mural. She then had lunch with AIDS activist and former Botswana Supreme Court Justice Unity Dow and other women leaders. Dow gave Mrs. Obama a copy of her book Saturday Is for Funerals, co-authored with Dr. Max Essex, Chair of HAI. Mrs. Obama, accompanied by her daughters Sasha and Malia, also visited the village of Mochudi and Mokolodi Game Reserve.

About Martha S Henry

Martha Henry is the Director of Communications for the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health AIDS Initiative.