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  • TAKING ACTION FOR THE FUTURE

    Vana Vetu – wrap ups its operations on December 31, 2012 - after a five years! The primary objective of the programme has been to build the capacity of communities affected by HIV and Aids to develop sustainable solution to identify the needs of OVC. We have achieved this primarily through thre

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  • Archbishop Thabo Makgoba Inaugurated as Chancellor of the University of the Western Cape Archbishop Thabo Makgoba Inaugurated as Chancellor of the University of the Western Cape

     “Moral Leadership and the Task of Education for the 21st Century  28 February 2012   Chair of Council, Mr Brian Williams, and Members of Council; Vice Chancellor, Professor Brian O’Connell, and all other staff, students, alumni and members of the wider UWC family; honoured guests; ladie

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  • Towards Self Sustainable Communities

    The Anglican Aids and Healthcare Trust (AAHT), through its Vana Vetu Programme, mobilises communities to provide care and support to children aged 0 – 18, who have been orphaned and made vulnerable by their circumstances. AAHT enables these communities to access services and develops vulnerable pe

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  • HIV infections drop significantly in SA

    New study reveals a 60% decline among young people By CLAIRE KEETON - Jun 20, 2010 New HIV infections in South Africa dropped by 35% between 2002 and 2008, a new study reveals. The most striking reduction was a 60% decline among 15 to 24-year-olds. These results - obtained from analysing three nat

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  • International AIDS Candlelight Memorial International AIDS Candlelight Memorial

      16 May 2010 The annual Candlelight Memorial continues as the longest running public event for HIV and AIDS awareness since inception in 1983 and is still the largest grassroots movement against HIV, spreading hope, and uniting countries and communities to honour and remember loved ones and comp

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  • Vana Vetu Progresses

    The Vana Vetu OVC Children’s programme  is currently being implemented by 8 dioceses in South Africa: False Bay, Grahamstown, Matlosane, Natal, Port Elizabeth, St Mark Limpopo, Umzimvubu and Zululand. We have 8 Diocesan Co-ordinators (DOVC), 38 Team Leaders and  138 Child Care Workers (CCWs). In

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  • Summit of High Level Religious Leaders on the Response to HIV

    Archbishop Thabo Makgoba Netherlands, 22-23 March 2010   Dear friends, I bring greetings to you all from the Anglican Church of Southern Africa.  I also want to express my thanks to the organisers of this Summit, for arranging such a valuable programme – and therefore I’d particularly

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  • Anglican Archbishop criticises promiscuity

    4 February 2010 Promiscuity, unfaithfulness and unprotected sex are an offence against the sanctity of life, according to the head of the Anglican Church in South Africa. Archbishop Thabo Makgoba made the remarks in a “moral state of the nation address” delivered at an interfaith function in J

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  • Anglican Aids and Healthcare Trust optimistic about future Anglican Aids and Healthcare Trust optimistic about future

      The Anglican Aids and Healthcare Trust (AAHT) sponsored a Dissemination Workshop for the DfID-funded Siyakha Programme – a comprehensive HIV & AIDS programme - in Johannesburg 28 -30 September 2009.  The purpose of the workshop was to share the “best practices” developed.  Reports

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  • Press Release from Archbishop Thabo Makgoba – Siyakha Programme Workshop

      The Archbishop of Cape Town has thanked the British Government and its tax-payers for their support of his church’s work with those infected and affected by HIV and AIDS. Speaking in Johannesburg on Monday evening, 28 September, at a workshop run by the Anglican AIDS and Healthcare Trus

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