Charles Sako, Catherine Atieno and Siama Musine live and work in Kibera, a deprived area of Kenya’s capital Nairobi. They are also all HIV positive and receive treatment through Medecins Sans Frontieres/Doctors Without Borders' clinic in Kibera.
Six years ago, they were given disposable cameras for a week to document their lives on HIV treatment. From those photos, MSF created a project called ‘My Life with HIV’.
R2K believes a responsive and accountable democracy able to meet the basic needs of our people is built on transparency and the free flow of information.
The South African Institute for Race Relations (SAIRR) illustrated with frightening statistics earlier this year that “a stable family life with both parents is the privilege of a minority of children” in South Africa.
SAIRR project manager, Lucy Holborn, revealed that “there are nearly four million orphans in the country, 859 000 of whom are double orphans who have lost both their parents.”
In northern Mozambique, Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is empowering HIV-patients to take an active part in managing their disease.
The 2011 SANGONeT Development Calendar covers a comprehensive list of international, African and South African dates of significance to people and organisations involved in development and civil society issues in Southern Africa.
Copies of the calendar are available for collection from the SANGONeT office in Braamfontein, free of charge.
SANGONeT's physical address is as follows:
Ever since loveLife launched in 1999, the organisation has sought to get South Africans talking about HIV and its underlying sexual dynamics.
Literacy is key to social and economic development of a country. Access to literacy is a basic step towards achieving the general well being of women. Literacy is key to sustainable development. Literacy is hence considered as a major tool in building a developed & peaceful society in the 21st Century...
The State of the Nation Address serves as the official opening of Parliament for 2011.
Members of Parliament with debate the State of the Nation Address on 15 & 16 February 2011, followed by the President's official reply on 17 February 2011.