“My beads are an expression of myself. They are beautiful and durable. I carefully select different colors and focus on designing in a special and unique way.” Safina has unknowingly described herself. Safina Nakanwagi's joyful spirit and infectious smile disguise her painful past. She is a 40 year old, uneducated HIV-positive widow. Since joining a Ugandan initiative to gain health education and trade skill training, Safina's outlook has changed dramatically.