Karencitta supports cause to end HIV/AIDS

Karencitta (center) announces in her Instagram account that she will be in Cebu on April 27 for the launching of LoveYourself White House, a community center dedicated to ending HIV/AIDS by 2030.

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebuana singer Karencitta will be back home in the Queen City of the South on Saturday, April 27, for a cause that is close to her heart.

Karencitta, or Karen Ann Cabrera in real life, will lead the opening of the LoveYourself White House, a community center that will focus on achieving the global goal of ending HIV/AIDS by 2030.

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According to its website, LoveYourself is a community of volunteers that provides human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) counseling, testing, treatment, and life coaching.

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They also conduct HIV and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) awareness campaigns and education seminars at schools, companies, and communities.

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The Cebuana singer believes that LoveYourself is a good organization that needs to be supported.

She said the launching of the treatment center and youth empowerment hubs can raise awareness on the cause.

“Education can prevent any escalation of the disease as the saying goes, prevention is better than cure,” she added.

The 23-year-old singer also hopes that Filipinos will work together to raise awareness.

“I wish to applaud the work of LoveYourself White House Treatment Center. White is a sign of purity that is doing crucial work; a work that must continue. So, I say to you all… success is a national effort and life goes on whether you are reactive or non-reactive,” she added.

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Karencitta is the singer behind popular songs, “Cebuana”, “No Apology”, and “BamBamBam.”

Currently, she is under Viva Artist Agency. She is part of the upcoming dance film, “Indak” with Nadine Lustre and Sam Concepcion. /dbs

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