SUPPORTED HEALTH INITIATIVES
CANSA – Mkuhle House Chatsworth Child and Family Welfare Society CHOC LodgeDenis Hurley Centre Epilepsy Foundation of South Africa Hillcrest AIDS Centre Trust Interface KZN Jumping Kids Kathleen Voysey Trust Keshivan Govender Medical Fund KZN Blind and Deaf Society KZN Children’s Hospital KZN Eyecare Coalition KZN Society for the Blind Lancer’s Road Clinic Mavela Hospice Merewent Cheshire Home Reach for a Dream Saint Giles Step Up 500 Thandolwethu Community Centre The South African Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (SANCA) The South African Red Cross Tobeka Madiba Zuma Foundation Verulam Regional Hospice Waterloo Clinic
Dainties For Dames
(Amaphuphesizwe Secondary, Asande High, Chibelihle High, Dabeka High School, Dikwayo Primary, Emakheni High, Emlandeni Primary, Esikhululiwe Primary School, Ezindlovini Primary, Inkosinathi Secondary School, Isibanesezwe Secondary School, Isifisosethu High, Khayelihle Secondary School, Khethimfundo High, KwaNgoza Secondary School, Lukhasa High, Matomela High, Mqedi Primary, Mqhawe Secondary School, Nombika High School, Nonhlevu Secondary School, Our Lady High, Sabuyaze Secondary School, Sacred Heart Secondary School, Sisebenzile High School, Siyazama High, Sizani Combined School, Terance Manor High, Thubalethu Secondary School, Ubuhlebemkundo Secondary, Ukukhanya Kwezwe Secondary School, Velangezwi Secondary School, Vukile High School, Wosiyane Secondary School, Zephania Secondary
Hillcrest AIDS Centre Trust
Hillcrest AIDS Centre is making a difference in the lives of those living with HIV/AIDS.
As well as physically caring for those suffering from this disease, they offer social and emotional support to the
families and communities affected by it.
The centre’s Othandweni Respite Unit offers free palliative and respite care to those in need. The facility has a strong success rate, and more than 60% of the extremely ill patients who arrive end up recovering, thanks to the distribution of ARVs as well as the love and care they receive at Othandweni.
The centre also runs Granny Support Groups, reaching out to grandmothers affected by HIV/AIDS. In most cases, these grannies have lost their children to the disease, and are responsible for looking after their orphaned grandchildren. Granny groups are about alleviating stress, developing skills and launching income-generating initiatives.
Activities like the Gogo Olympics provide a much-loved distraction from the daily challenges of life in the foothills of the Valley of a Thousand Hills.