2010 Highlights - Nelson Mandela Foundation

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NMF Community Conversations
2010
Community Conversation’s Highlights
TEAM KLTG
MOTLATSI LEKHULENI
Communities and Teams
Limpopo – Khakhala Village
North West – Lerome
Free State – Thabanchu
Northern Cape - Galeshewe
2010 Highlights - Khakhala
Tribal Authority
Khakhala Local Clinic
13 – 19 August 117 Tested
20 – 26 August 124 Tested
Recreation Facilities
Community Moral
Facilitators – Mandela Day 2010.
2010 – 710 Total CC Attendance.
2010 Highlights - Lerome
Gender Inequality
Task Team – Women’s Month
Facilitators – Mandela Day
2010 – 655 Total CC Attendance
2010 Highlights - Thabanchu
Prostitution
Taverns
Crime – Rape & Mugging
Facilitators – Mandela Day
2010 – 760 Total CC Attendance
2010 Highlights - Galeshewe
Teenage Pregnancy & Criminal Activities.
Taverns.
New Start.
Youth Aids.
Facilitators – Mandela Day.
2010 – 925 Total CC Attendance.
Lessons Learnt
• Communities & Capacity
 Similar concerns – No blanket solutions
 Dialogue – Community owned solutions
 Unity – Powerful communities
Thank You
TEAM KSM
SIVIWE KHABA
COMMUNITIES
GAUTENG – KLIPTOWN
GAUTENG – SOSHANGUVE
MPUMALANGA – MHLUZI
KLIPTOWN HIGHLIGHTS
40 tested
Stakeholder Partnerships
Task Team
Launch HCT campaign
Pre schools and Schools Outreach
Disclosure
Gender equality
Tribute to women on women’s month
Involvement of the community in support groups to offer
more support to the infected.
Committee {supervision}.
SOSHANGUVE HIGHLIGHTS
Formation of groups in schools.
Continuity in dialogues
Lack of Communication
Facilitators establishing an organization.
Tribute paid to women on women’s month
Substance Abuse. [partnership with SANCA]
Establish partnerships.
Competition
Sense of belonging
Peer education
MHLUZI
Human rights workshop.
Creation of a safe space.
Establishment of organization (s).
Recreational activities
Recreational facilities
Resentment.
LESSON LEARNT
A need to promote “dialogue” within the families
(households) set up.
Need for a healing process within the communities.
“United we stand and divided we fall”
Communication is key in any sphere of our lives.
Abstinence
Community owned solutions could be sustainable
CONCLUSION
I THANK YOU
TEAM KEW
LESLEY NKOSI
4 COMMUNITIES THREE
PROVINCES
• KWA-ZULU NATAL – KWA-MAKHUTHA
• EASTERN CAPE – NGANGELIZWE
• EASTERN CAPE – EMANTLANENI VILLAGE
• WESTERN CAPE - LANGA TOWNSHIP
KwaMakhutha
2010 highlights:
•Poverty
•Functionality of the clinic
•Functionality of the police station
•Youth & Culture (Virgin testing effectiveness)
•Drug abuse (Woonga)
Ngangelizwe (Mthatha)
2010 Highlights
• Poverty
• Unemployment
• Issues with the clinic
• Drug Abuse
Emantlaneni Village (Lusikisiki)
2010 Highlights
• Rape and Murder cases of girl children
• Clinic functionality (Unavailability of ARV treatment)
• Formation of Action Teams
• Improved relations with SAPS
Langa Township (Cape Town)
2010 Highlights
• Alcohol and drug abuse
• Rape of grandmothers
• Fear of disclosure
• Lack f confidence – clinic staff
• Testing
LESSONS LEARNT
• Communities have little or no faith in the public health system
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(all areas)
There is a problem with DRUGS in all communities (peri-urban
and urban)
Access to ARVs generally a problem
Link between substance abuse and rape and other violent
crimes
Except in Rural areas where rape is as a result of persistent
myths and culture
Causes of the spread of HIV and other social injustices are
deeply rooted in the fibre of society
LESSONS LEARNT – cont.
• The wounds of any community can be healed through Community
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Dialogues (Strength through unity)
Culture can be challenged to work for communities in the fight
against wrong.
Communities are capable of bringing change
Poverty is never an excuse. Moral rejuvenation is possible.
Individuals can grow (one individual value changed = whole
community value change)
Partnerships are crucial
Thank You