The Socio-economic Impact of HIV/AIDS in Makete, Tanzania Although eliminating HIV/AIDS in Tanzania would eliminate future AIDS orphans, eradicating HIV/AIDS in Tanzania will not address the needs of current orphans, which result from poverty, poor health standard, neglect, abandonment, or lack of education. "I knew it but… at the first time I couldn’t hold looking at my father twice without crying. All symptoms they had, resembled those our teacher taught in class…then I just thank God because also our father accepted it and he was always telling me that I’ll soon become the head of the family. Because, I am a man. He wanted me to take care of timber project to make a living"