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Thandekile's Story

Event Date: 17 Oct 2018

33 year-old Thandekile is an intelligent, well-spoken young lady with a bright future and a second chance at life.

A Tribute to Mirna

Event Date: 11 Oct 2018

Mirna, of course, is not her real name, but I have chosen it because the name means “a calm and tender person”.

A little Respect - Gogo Friedah's Story

Event Date: 03 Oct 2018

64 year-old, Friedah Dlamini lives in Molweni with her four grandchildren aged 8,10, 13 and 18. She has been a member of her local gogo support group for over ten years and says together, they have overcome many challenges.

Comrades Runners Help HACT Give Hope to Those in Need

Event Date: 28 Aug 2018

On Friday, the 3rd August 2018, months of hard work paid off as the HACT’s team were presented with a cheque for over R1 million at the CMA’s (Comrades Marathon Association’s) official Charities Handover event.

Mandela Day 67 Minutes at HACT

Mandela Day 2018 - Spirit of Madiba Lives on at HACT

Event Date: 28 Aug 2018

The spirit of Madiba was truly alive at HACT on Wednesday, the 18th July 2018 as dozens of people pledged their 67 minutes in support of those impacted by HIV/AIDS in our local communities.

Woza Moya goes from Strength to Strength

Event Date: 28 Aug 2018

As we continue to celebrate Women’s Month, the HACT team is delighted to announce that Paula Thomson, our Woza Moya Programme Executive Manager has won the title of Regional Business Woman of the Year in the Social Entrepreneur category at the recent 2018 BWA’s (Business Women’s Association of SA) Awards ceremony.

Bidvest Insurance Supports HACT’s Adopt-a-Bed Campaign

Bidvest Insurance Supports HACT’s Adopt-a-Bed Campaign

Event Date: 28 Aug 2018

HACT’s 24-bed Respite Unit is a time and resource intensive project costing approximately R5 million a year to run.

HACT’s annual Positive Lifestyles event

Young performers shine at HACT’s annual Positive Lifestyles event

Event Date: 28 Aug 2018

Unity was the key message at HACT’s annual Positive Lifestyles event held at the Pinetown Civic Hall last week Thursday, the 23 August 2018.

Caring for Each Other - HACT's Gogos Lead the Way...

Event Date: 07 Aug 2018

Sinakekeleni means ‘to care for’ and all four generations of Doris’ family are, in one way or the other, cared for by Sinakekleni gogo (granny) support group.

Nonjabulo's Story

Event Date: 23 Jul 2018

Nonjabulo is one of the Hillcrest AIDS Centre’s Trust’s (HACT’s) palliative care patients. She is currently in HACT’s Respite Unit because she has advanced cancer and needs the vital pain management, wound care, and loving environment she cannot get anywhere else.