In the News

Woolly Good Cause

Event Date: 01 Dec 2012

Front Cover of The Mercury.

Woolly Good Cause.

Would You Like To Volunteer at HACT?

Event Date: 01 Dec 2012

Article in The Crest.

Spread on local organisations that could use your help!

Hillcrest AIDS Centre Trust:

A Haven for AIDS Sufferers

Event Date: 30 Nov 2012

Article in the Citizen.

A Haven for AIDS Sufferers.

HACT: Hillcrest AIDS Centre helps improve the lives of those infected with HIV.

Treatment, care and support extends and improves the lives HIV and AIDS infected people who often feel their disease to be a death sentence.

Positive Partnership

Event Date: 30 Nov 2012

Article in the Hillcrest Fever.

Positive Partnership

Corporate contributions help in the struggle against the AIDS pandemic.

Garden Goodness

Event Date: 23 Nov 2012

Article in the Mercury.

Garden Goodness.

Volunteers Ndumiso Shangase (left) and Miss Teen KwaZulu Natal Nhlanzeko Khanyile (seated) and Receptionist Kanyule Chamane (right) spent the day sorting donated clothes that will be given to needy families. Miss Teen is seated on the Dreams 4 Africa beaded chair, and the beaded map of Africa is on the wall behind them. These are products of the Woza Moya craft project – an income generation project of the Hillcrest AIDS Centre Trust.

Miss Teen Kwa-Zulu Natal 2012 volunteers at Hillcrest AIDS Centre Trust

Event Date: 13 Mar 2012

Hillcrest AIDS Centre Trust (HACT) attracts many volunteers, from both Hillcrest and surrounding areas, and from overseas.  On 13 March, Nhlanzeko Khanyile, the 2012 Miss Teen KwaZulu-Natal, volunteered her time as part of the Kloof High School community service programme.

Far Left: Chairperson of the Kloof Rotary Club Mr Gary Sharpe. Centre: Hillcrest AIDS Centre Trust staff from the Respite Unit. Far right: CEO of the Hillcrest AIDS Centre Trust Olivia Myeza.

kloof rotary club donates wheelchairs to hillcrest aids centre

Event Date: 12 Jan 2012

The Hillcrest AIDS Centre’s Respite Unit now has four brand new wheel chairs, thanks to the generosity of the Kloof Rotary Club.


Presenting........the world's first beaded suit!

Event Date: 25 Oct 2011

The Hillcrest AIDS Centre’s income generation craft project, Woza Moya, this week revealed the world’s first beaded suit. The suit was handmade by over 40 women from several communities in the Valley of 1000 Hills region, and is made up of over 400 individual patches of bead work.

Incoming CEO Olivia Brian (left) with outgoing CEO Julie Hornby (right)

Hillcrest AIDS Centre Trust welcomes new CEO

Event Date: 03 Oct 2011

The Hillcrest AIDS Centre Trust (HACT) welcomed a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) on Monday 03 October 2011. Olivia Brian, who will become Olivia Myeza when she marries next month, has taken over the reins from long-standing CEO Julie Hornby who stepped down on Friday 30 September.

TB Funds Donated to the Hillcrest AIDS Centre Trust Respite Unit

The Hillcrest Aids Centre Trust (HACT) recently received donated funds to install TB extractor fans in the Othandweni (‘Place of Love’) Respite Unit. The funds came from the First Presbyterian Church in Houston, Texas – a long-term partner and supporter of HACT.