A ride with a unified goal: To raise funds for the support of disadvantaged children who need urgent assistance in order to achieve their optimal potential.
The Kidzpositive / Pepfar Du Noon Pediatric Community Outreach Projecthas had a major impact on the health of the Du Noon community by providing an example of excellent service delivery and by working with local health partners to co-ordinate and improve child health in the area.
Training the Village Health Worker Trainers in Hamburg
25 – 29 October 2010-11-02
A week-long ‘train the trainer’ session got off to an uncertain start on Monday 25th October when we heard that our expert trainer who was to have flown in from Rwanda, had been arrested at Kigali Airport.
One Thousand kilometres from Hamburg to Cape Town
HIV and AIDS – We are all in it together ...
We are riding from Hamburg in the Eastern Cape Province to Cape Town to connect the needs of a rural service with resources in a city, to symbolise a link between sister enterprises: The Keiskamma Trust and the Kidzpositive Family Fund.
Saturday, 18 July 2009, was a special day for many of the youth attending Kidzpositive clinics. Not only was it Nelson Mandela’s 91st birthday, but it was also Kidzpositive’s Adolescent Fun Day at Ratanga Junction, which we shared with the Gugulethu Adolescent Clinic run by the Desmond Tutu Foundation.
Officially 'spring has sprung', however cold spells of rain and winds continue to brace the Cape. As we wait for warmer weather, plans for the introduction of Earth Boxes to our Adolescent Clinic have been on our minds.
We provide health care to a remarkable group of young people at Groote Schuur Hospital. The Kidzpositive Family Fund, thanks to funding from the French Treatment Action organisation called Sidaction, has been developing services for adolescents with HIV and AIDS since 2005.
The 'Auntie Stella' life skills training kit for adolescents is a product of the Training and Research Support Centre (TARSC – www.tarsc.org)
'It's a Wednesday morning in G26. The clinic is a hive of activity. Patients are filtering in; children are having their temperatures taken and being weighed; the Beading Group is meeting to begin their days work; the urn is heating up to provide hot drinks for caregivers. It’s a full clinic, ...
Kidzpositive shares fundamental values and goals with the Keiskamma Trust. The Trust is based at the village of Hamburg in the Peddie district of the Eastern Cape Province, share fundamental values and goals. One might say we are soul-sisters.
On the second Sunday in May, many of us celebrated our Mothers and the strength of women. Historically Mother's Day is about reuniting mothers and children for a day of appreciation.
Paediatric AIDS Treatment for Africa (PATA) sponsors two Expert Patients at our Wednesday and Thursday clinics at Groote Schuur Hospital. The term Expert Patient is not a new one.
We're all increasingly aware of how important it is to be connected to the Internet. Information is at our fingertips. A click of a mouse produces a variety of options for sourcing information, making contacts and keeping in touch.
Ballarat Grammer School is situated in the outback of Australia – a far cry from the Kidzpositive/ Groote Schuur pediatric ARV clinic in Cape Town, South Africa.
Our new product 'Ndebele cards' feature beautiful ethnic designs on beaded squares with a pin attached so you are buying more than just a card and your purchase is supporting a family affected by HIV/AIDS. The beadwork can be worn as a brooch or pinned to a bag. The cards are R20 each and can be ordered from firstname.lastname@example.org or inquiries to
+27 21 686 9710.