St Kizito, Qwa Qwa, Bethlehem Diocese, 23 March 2012

St Kizito, Qwa Qwa, Bethlehem Diocese, 23 March 2012

Avie Cherrington of the SACBC AIDS Office visited the ST KIZITO, QWAQWA, BETHLEHEM DIOCESE (FREE STATE) Orphans and Vulnerable Children project on 23 March 2012, and met with Johannes (project co-ordinator) and Tumelo (OVC Co-ordinator & M&E officer.) She filed…

Religion and Public Health Symposium

The National Religious Association for Social Development (NRASD) hosted a program on Religion and Public Health on 19 March 2012, at which the SACBC AIDS Office was represented. Dr Renier Koegelenberg announced that the NRASD has been cleared of any…

PEPFAR Intern, Witbank Diocese

PEPFAR Intern, Witbank Diocese

The SACBC AIDS Office will have a PEPFAR intern placed in the Diocese of Witbank orphan and vulnerable children programme with effect from the end of March.  The internship programme is an initiative to provide university graduates with an opportunity…

Houses For Orphans

Houses For Orphans

– Johan Viljoen, March 2012 There are well over a million children in South Africa orphaned by Aids. Their plight is appalling. With nobody to provide for them, they lack even the most basic essentials – food to eat, water…

Koinonia, Johannesburg

Koinonia, Johannesburg

Kabelo Huma and Nondumiso Jwara organised financial management training at Koinonia, Johannesburg,  for the diocesan projects funded by Catholic Relief Services and the Department of Health through the SACBC AIDS Office in early March 2012. They were assisted in the…

Career Camp, Durban

Career Camp, Durban

The SACBC AIDS Office organized a career camp at St. Philomena’s Hospitality and Conference Center, Durban The camp was  attended by grade 11 and 12 learners from rural areas and townships in Kwazulu Natal.  The learners are orphans and vulnerable…

Phuthaditjhaba

Phuthaditjhaba

A house built with funding received through the SACBC AIDS Office has been handed over in Phuthaditjhaba, Free state,  to its proud new owners. The house was given to the two orphans (Mokoena Nnoi and Mdakane Tebello) who have lost…

The Ekukhanyeni AIDS Centre

The Ekukhanyeni AIDS Centre

The Ekukhanyeni AIDS Centre is a twelve bed hospice in the Inanda area near Verulam in Kwa Zulu Natal.  Staffed by the Dominican Sisters of Oakford and funded by the Department of Health, it is supported by selected services from…

Tapologo, Rustenburg

Tapologo, Rustenburg

SACBC AIDS Office and Catholic Relief Services staff visited Tapologo, Diocese of Rustenburg, in February 2012, together with auditors from the USA who were checking on the way the PEPFAR-funded ART and OVC programmes are managed, how statistics are recorded…

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