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…

Inkomazi

Inkomazi

Children in the Inkomazi area, Mpumalanga, playing pool on a home-made table made of clay.  Marula fruits are being used as balls. The SACBC AIDS Office has received some funding to support the construction of two-roomed houses for orphans and…

St Kizito, Qwa, Qwa

St Kizito, Qwa, Qwa

Training on Child Development and Working with Vulnerable Children at St Kizito, QwaQwa. January 2012. Community carers from St Kizito Children’s Programme in QwaQwa, diocese of Bethlehem,   attended a 2 day training workshop conducted by Avie Cherrington, SACBC AIDS Office…

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