The combination of factors affects the acceptance, care and support of people living with HIV/AIDS. These include knowledge and willingness of the people. The paper sought the knowledge of the rural populace of Ode-Lemo, a rural community in Sagamu local government, Nigeria. The local government area have benefited from awareness and campaign activities of Sagamu Community Centre (SCC), an NGO in the area with primary focus of managing and controlling the spread of HIV/AIDS. The level of awareness and the knowledge of the people about HIV/AIDS is very high. A majority of the respondents are of the opinion that the care and support of PLWA is first a community and collective issues.
Key words: Human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS), Ode-Lemo, PLWA.
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