South Africa Stories

Living with HIV: Nombulelo’s story

Africa Stories, HIV/AIDS Stories, South Africa Stories, Stories by Region, Stories by Theme
Nombulelo Nolihle Yose

December 1 is World AIDS Day.  This year, PWRDF wants to share with you the story of Nombulelo Nolihle Yose, a staff member at the […]

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Starting the Family Garden

Africa Stories, Food Security Stories, HIV/AIDS Stories, South Africa Stories, Stories by Region, Stories by Theme
Veliswa and her granddaughter working in their family garden. Photo: Jeanine Cudmore

Veliswa Hlekani took up gardening for her family.  She was diagnosed with HIV in 2009, but it wasn’t until 2015 that she was sick enough […]

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This Mother’s Day, Give the Gift of a Healthy Baby

Africa Stories, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, South Africa Stories, Stories by Region, Stories by Theme
Nosakimo and her one-week old baby girl Ayabanga are supported by PWRDF partner The Keiskamma Trust in South Africa. Photo: Zaida Bastos

PWRDF works with partners around the world to help mothers to give birth safely, and to ensure that mothers and their children are healthy and […]

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Opening New Worlds to HIV Orphans

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Students reading together at the John Wesley Community Centre in South Africa. Photo: Jeannethe Lara

The John Wesley Community Center (JWCC), a PWRDF partner in Etwatwa, South Africa provides a myriad of opportunities for HIV and AIDS orphans in the […]

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Because the Rats Will Eat It

Africa Stories, Field Blog, Mozambique Stories, South Africa Stories, Stories by Region

Zaida, Christine (our CIDA field officer) and I are now in Mozambique after a few great days with folks at the Keiskamma Trust. It was […]

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The Backpackers

Africa Stories, Field Blog, South Africa Stories, Stories by Region

When I first arrived at Hamburg on Sunday, I was in a daze- 40 hours of travel had culminated in my arrival in this beautiful […]

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Broad or Deep

Africa Stories, Field Blog, HIV/AIDS Stories, South Africa Stories, Stories by Region
Mrs Zita counting out ARVs

One thing I’ve noticed on my trips to visit different PWRDF partners is how well the field workers are known and respected in the villages […]

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Welcome to Hamburg

Africa Stories, Field Blog, HIV/AIDS Stories, South Africa Stories, Stories by Region

Hamburg is a village (or town depending on who you ask) of about 1500 people in one of the most beautiful settings I’ve ever seen.  […]

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Over the Sahara

Africa Stories, Field Blog, South Africa Stories, Stories by Region

To quote the illustrious Wil Wheaton, “South Africa, I am in you!”  I arrived at Keiskamma Trust in Hamburg, SA about 1:30pm local time after […]

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