In the News

Help Make a Difference - Support HACT this Mandela Day

Event Date: 21 Jun 2018

The Hillcrest AIDS Centre Trust (HACT) is inviting everyone to pledge their 67 minutes in support of those living with HIV/AIDS this Mandela Day! (Wednesday, the 18th July 2018.)

Guess & Win with HACT at this Year's Comrades EXPO!

Event Date: 21 May 2018

The Hillcrest AIDS Centre Trust (HACT) will be challenging this year’s Comrades Marathon EXPO visitors to guess the number of beads on our unique “Run for Hope” running shoes that will be on display at our charity stand.

Molweni Gogos Crowned 2018 Champions at HACT's Gogolympics

Event Date: 03 May 2018

Much to the delight of the home crowds, the Molweni grannies team were crowned 2018 champions at the Hillcrest AIDS Centre Trust’s (HACTs) eighth annual Gogolympics event which took place at the Molweni Sports Ground in Durban, South Africa last Friday, the 20th April 2018.

Remembering Those Lost - Bongi's Story

Event Date: 03 May 2018

53 year-old, Bongi from Shongweni was one of the 76 palliative patients that passed away in the Hillcrest AIDS Centre Trust’s (HACT) Respite Unit in 2017.

Going for Gold at HACT's 2018 Gogolympics

Event Date: 11 Apr 2018

Over 1000 grandmothers across the Valley of 1000 Hills are currently in training for the Hillcrest AIDS Centre Trust’s 8th annual Gogolympics event which is set to take place on Friday, the 20th April 2018 at the Molweni Sports Ground.

Patient Impact Story - Sandile's Story

Event Date: 13 Mar 2018

16 year-old, Sandile (name has been changed to protect his identity) is just one of the hundreds of thousands of children in South Africa who have not only lost their parent/s to HIV/AIDS, but are now fighting for their own lives too.

HACT holds its first Hope Club Lucky Draw

Event Date: 13 Mar 2018

On the 28th February 2018, HACT held its first Hope Club lucky draw giving away three cash prizes to its members. Gill Dearman won the first cash prize of R1000 and Fliggy Publishing won both the second and third prize of R300 and R150 respectively.

Building Brighter Futures with HACT's Peer Education Programme

Event Date: 13 Mar 2018

Earlier this month there was much excitement as the HACT team learnt that 30 students from our 2017 Peer Education programme have been awarded bursaries from the HCI Foundation towards their tertiary studies in 2018.

Hope and Healing - Meet Respite Unit Patient, Nelisiwe

Event Date: 08 Jan 2018

HACT's 24-bed Respite Unit provides care and treatment to over 240 patients every year that are suffering from advanced stages of AIDS and or cancer.

Remembering Those Lost- HACT's 2017 Candle Lighting Ceremony

Event Date: 01 Dec 2017

This morning, (Friday, 1st December 2017) HACT staff, volunteers, patients, donors and partners gathered at our Centre’s Respite Unit for a Candle-lighting ceremony to commemorate World AIDS Day and remember all those who have lost their lives as a result of AIDS-related illnesses over the past y