RHIVA (Reducing HIV in Adolescents): KwaZulu-Natal

RHIVA (Reducing HIV in Adolescents): KwaZulu-Natal

First posted 9 March 2013

Unemployment, lack of resources, homes without parents, hunger, abuse and neglect are all part of the broader socio-economic landscape of rural KwaZulu-Natal, a province with the largest number of impoverished people and the highest HIV infection rates in the country. RHIVA, or Reducing HIV in Adolescents, is a groundbreaking school-based HIV prevention initiative being tested in 14 high schools in Vulindlela, a rural district of KZN that faces many of these challenges.

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Schools as Centres of Care and Support, North West Province: The story of Joseph Nana

Schools as Centres of Care and Support, North West Province: The story of Joseph Nana

First uploaded, June 2009

This is the story of Joseph Nanana who was living on a rubbish dump. Through a programme of Care and Support devised by MIET AFRICA, in collaboration with its partners and the Department of Education as well as funding from the Royal Netherlands Embassy, vulnerable children like Joseph in the North West Province of South Africa are given the opportunity for a better future.

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The IKHWEZI Project

The IKHWEZI Project

First upload January 2009

The Ikhwezi project is a school development initiative conceived by the Eastern Cape Department of Education, the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, in partnership with the then Media in Education Trust (MIET AFRICA), an NGO committed to rural education development. Key to the success of the project is the creation of 12 multi-media resource centres each serving a cluster of surrounding schools.

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