We deal proactively with our HIV/AID Challenge! – Thembi Marshall

K2C/SANParks BSP NRM teams celebrated World AIDS Day at Acorns-to-Oak’s school on 5 December 2018.

Seven K2C NRM projects participated at the event (Andover, Rehab, Bush clearing, Working for Water buffer, Parthenium, Mariepskop and Bushbuckridge) to celebrate World AIDS day. 

Frans Lesoka the Assistant Cluster Manager highlighted the purpose of World AIDS day celebration, “Which is raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection and mourning those who have died of the disease”. 

Lunghi Mathebula led the Hlokomela Team to facilitate the HIV/AIDS talk. Topics that were covered (HIV/ AIDS transmission, treatment and safe sex practice). Hlokomela team set up a tent for voluntary counselling and testing, participants had an opportunity to check their HIV status during the event. 

“This event is important for us to keep the awareness of this challenge alive,” Mr Magic Mabunda of Utha said. 

Branded squeeze bottles and drawstring bags were issued to participants on the day of the event. Mabins REHAB team rendered traditional dance for entertainment.

Registration for Aids Day Celebrations

Registration for Aids Day Celebrations

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