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2016 Year in review
On: Feb 15, 2017
By: aafadmin

A letter from the Chairman, Dr John Schwarz In December, 2016 we had an exciting visit  from Vusi and his wife Bongi Maphalala.  Vusi is a young Zulu man who has been a teacher and a pastor and for many years has been the leader of our Value Based Life Skills program in the Okhahlamba […]

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Its Tax Time… All Donations are tax deductible!
On: Jun 24, 2016
By: aafadmin

2016 Appeal for Africa’s Orphaned and Vulnerable Generation Children are directly affected in a number of ways. They may live at high risk of HIV; they may live with a chronically ill parent or parents and be required to work or put their education on hold as they take on household and care-giving responsibilities; their […]

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A story from a participant of VBLS
On: Jun 17, 2016
By: aafadmin

Values Based Life Skills (VBLS) Through our in-country partner, the Philakahle Wellbeing Centre, AAF financially supports projects in the Okhahlamba Municipality of Kwa-Zulu Natal Province in South Africa. The VBLS program, aimed at orphans and other vulnerable children and youth seeks to reinforce adolescents’ personal risk perception and self esteem, help children and youth cope […]

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A Vulnerable Community in Need
On: Jun 17, 2016
By: aafadmin

  Through a network of some 150 dedicated home-based caregivers, African AIDS Foundation and its African based partner, Philakahle Wellbeing Centre, are providing vital support for some of the most vulnerable people in South Africa. This network of mainly volunteer women, are actively engaged in helping to alleviate the adverse impact of HIV/AIDS in their […]

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Winner has been drawn for the Quilt Raffle
On: May 7, 2016
By: aafadmin

The Beautiful quilt made and donated by Sonja Stevens has gone to a good home, sorry only one winner!!! A lovely lady bought tickets for a friend who has just moved into Hostel Care. And now the proud owner of this beautiful quilt for her bed. Keep your eye out, we might have another Quilt […]

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Newsletter – January 2016
On: Jan 15, 2016
By: aafadmin

Welome to the AAF News January 2016 Chairman’s Report 2015 2015 has been a little difficult in that a number of the most active people working in AAF have had health issues. Nevertheless the obvious needs of the African people have stimulated our supporters to maintain the work and we have achieved many goals, as […]

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Newsletter – Febuary 2015
On: Jan 19, 2015
By: aafadmin

Welcome to 2015! We hope your Christmas and holiday season was relaxing and invigorating. We are looking forward to new and continuing projects, new and continuing volunteers and many great results through the work weundertake in South Africa. From John and Rosalie: It is exciting that many of the young people who have been through […]

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UWS trip update
On: Dec 9, 2013
By: aafadmin

Last weekend we stayed at a glorious beach called Zinkwazi, at a delightful self catered cottage which literally backed onto the beach. The weather was a little dismal and overcast, so we didn’t need our swimmers after all, but we did take appreciate the view and the roar of the waves from a deck/look-out built […]

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UWS Medical Students Arrive in South Africa
On: Nov 29, 2013
By: aafadmin

In mid-November a group of four University of Western Sydney (UWS) medical students travelled to South Africa for a 5 week elective placement at the Emmaus Hospital, located in the foothills of the Drakensburg Mountains in Kwa-Zulu Natal Province. The arrangement for this elective program with Emmaus Hospital is the result of partnership developed several […]

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