CCI

Centre for Communication Impact


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Partners

Donors & Policymakers

DOH

Department of Health

To improve health status through the prevention of illnesses and the promotion of healthy lifestyles and to consistently improve the healthcare delivery system by focusing on access, equity, efficiency, quality and sustainability.

USAID

USAID

The U.S. Agency for International Development provides economic, development and humanitarian assistance worldwide. USAID programs from the American people aim to strengthen South Africa socially, politically and economically.

PEPFAR

PEPFAR

The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) employs the most diverse prevention, treatment and care strategy in the world, with an emphasis on transparency and accountability for results.

Community Partners

The following section highlights the essence of the focus areas and activities of each of our local partners.

CADRE

The Centre for AIDS Development, Research and Evaluation (CADRE)

The Centre for AIDS Development, Research and Evaluation (CADRE) is committed to fast-tracking appropriate and effective responses to HIV/AIDS through informing policy and developing coherent strategic models for interventions. Specific areas of work being undertaken by CADRE include the development of HIV/AIDS policies, strategies, models and interventions ; Qualitative and quantitative epidemiological, socio-behavioural and communications surveys; Monitoring and evaluation of HIV/AIDS interventions and Communications research and interventions. For more information, please visit CADRE.

PSASA

The Project Support Association Southern Africa (PSASA)

The Project Support Association Southern Africa (PSASA) is a non-profit organization established in 1998. It commenced as a single peer education project based in Kriel, Mpumalanga. The "Kriel Project" soon became one of the growing number of peer education projects in the province and the umbrella organization for these projects took on the name Mpumalanga Project Support Association (MPSA). In late 1998, the National Department of Health (NDOH) released information indicating that with rising rates of HIV amongst the general population, the traditional healthcare system would be unable to provide generalized care to all of those affected and alternate forms of care would be necessary.

DramAidE

DramAidE

DramAidE works in 18 tertiary institutions through their innovative Health Promoter programme . They also work in secondary schools and with faith-based organisations. They use individual and group discussions, workshops, classroom instruction and live events to mobilize young men and women. Their activities focus on HIV prevention and support. DramAidE is also a JHHESA training partner building capacity in partner organisations in the implementation of youth programmes.

Isizinda Sempilo

Isizinda Sempilo

Isizinda Sempilo Organisation is an accredited non-governmental organization started in 2008 by its Founder and Managing Director Bongani Makhaya together with other concerned health professionals like Dr MS. Molefe (Project Medical Advisor), after identifying the gap in the provision of healthcare services to communities mostly affected by HIV/AIDS and other chronic diseases. The aim of establishing the organization was to provide HIV/AIDS prevention, care and support to the infected and affected individuals and to promote awareness on preventative measures of lifestyle diseases such hypertension, diabetes etc. targeting the historically disadvantaged and marginalized communities of Soweto and the surrounding areas through the relevant community based intervention.

The Valley Trust (TVT)

The Valley Trust (TVT)

The Valley Trust (TVT) is a non profit organisation based at the Valley of a thousand hills outside Ethekwini. They work with in- school youth and out-of-school youth. TVT mobilizes community leaders, utilizes workplaces and places where adult men and women gather such as taverns and taxi ranks to promote messages relating to partner reduction, intergenerational transactional sex, prevention with positives, PEP, GBV, condom negotiation skills, male norms and behaviours, stigma and discrimination, and the risks of substance and alcohol abuse and sexual behaviour. TVT also promotes VCT through community outreach and mobilization activities targeting adult men and women. Visit The Valley Trust.