4 July 2016 The Most Rev. Stephen Brislin President of the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference Archbishop of Cape Town The Holy Father was pleased to learn of the forthcoming Conference of the Southern African Bishops on HIV&AIDS, to be…

Good Shepherd Project in Ba-Phalaborwa, benefits from the SACBC Project

Good Shepherd Project in Ba-Phalaborwa, Mopani District was one of the projects that benefitted from the SACBC AIDS Office Blanket and Mattress Project. One hundred and fifty seven (157) children in 54 households who had been identified through home visits,…

2016 United Nations Political Declaration on Ending AIDS

STATEMENT 2016 United Nations Political Declaration on Ending AIDS sets world on the Fast-Track to end the epidemic by 2030 World leaders commit to reach three goals and 20 new Fast-Track Targets by 2020, including doubling the number of people…

UNAIDS and PEPFAR announce dramatic reductions in new HIV infections among children

PRESS RELEASE     UNAIDS and PEPFAR announce dramatic reductions in new HIV infections among children in the 21 countries most affected by HIV in Africa Concerted global efforts have led to a 60% drop in new infections among children,…

Polokwane Caregivers' Retreat Report

Sr Bernadette Lamola reports that Polokwane Diocesan Welfare and Development organised a retreat for caregivers led by Sr Thea. Twenty one staff members participated. From her report: “The retreat was beneficial because we reflected on Scripture, and the sermon prepared…

Sithandizingane Graduation Report

Sithandizingane Brakpan reports that 76 guardians graduated from the Family Matters Programme, giving a 95% success rate. Twelve are men and 64 are women. The graduates were given a slot in the program to share on how the FM programme…

Graduation Ceremony

Teboho Mokhothu of Leseding Care Givers, Brits in the Bojanala District sent us this report on the Family Matters Programme from which 95 parents and guardians graduated after a six week course. The programme targets parents and guardians of children…

Good Shepherd Catholic, Parish of Phalaborwa Caregivers’ retreat held at St. John’s Church, 29 April 2016

Word from Father Wilfred: the retreat is a time of prayer, we reflect and think about ourselves. Our jobs as caregivers are not an easy because we are taking care of sick people who are weak and they need our…

The SACBC AIDS Office supports Tiyimiseleni OVC Project in Hazyiew
Ikhaya OVC Project in the Bethlehem Parish of the Archdiocese of Durban

Ikhaya OVC Project in the Bethlehem Parish of the Archdiocese of Durban hosted a high level delegation of visitors from the United States  and South Africa in May 2016.  The US Consul General  in Durban representatives of members of the…

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