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Contacts

Thabisile Mngadi

country director
tmngadi@pactworld.org

Nikita Gurudas

senior program officer
ngurudas@pactworld.org

‘For some women and children, home is not the safest place’: Responding to family and gender-based violence amid Covid-19

April 13, 2020
As communities around the world grapple with the medical and economic calamities created by Covid-19, a separate but related crisis is unfolding: a significant rise in domestic violence, including...

With support from local social workers, a family in South Africa thrives

January 21, 2020
Lerato hasn’t had an easy life. After Lerato contracted HIV from her husband, her sister died of AIDS at the age of 30. In addition to raising her own two children, who are HIV-negative, Lerato cares...

In partnership with the government of South Africa, stopping the spread of HIV

November 21, 2019
Letlhabile Community Health Center, located in a tiny town called Brits, in the northwest corner of South Africa, provides many essential social services for the community. One of them is patient...

Pact shares insight into vulnerable children and HIV at SA AIDS 2019

July 1, 2019
In June, Pact's South Africa team participated in the 9th SA AIDS Conference, held in Durban, South Africa. In addition to presenting at the conference, Pact showcased the organization's global HIV...

In South Africa, with Pact’s support, drop-in centers offer testing and a safe space for children vulnerable to HIV

June 13, 2019
Bringing her children to the Wellness Day at the Hluvhukani Drop-in Center, located in the rural community of Steenbok, South Africa, was not an easy choice for Martha Khoza. Her oldest daughter has...

Photo story: Constance

January 26, 2018
The Tjakstad Drop-In Center in South Africa is administered by Constance Maduwa. She helps support hundreds of children in the community with consistent meals, HIV education and access to testing and...

In South Africa, supporting communities by supporting people with HIV

March 7, 2017
Walter is gloriously alive. And he’s HIV positive. Once a week, he and other HIV positive people meet for their support group at Lithanza, a non-profit organization operating in Wattville, South...

Photo story: 'I'm free, and I'm more than my status'

February 15, 2017
Once a week, eleven people meet at Lithanza, a non-profit organization in South Africa. They talk to each other - openly and freely - about living with HIV.

Photo story: In their own words

February 9, 2017
'You Only Live Once' graduates speak

Photo story: But will they live it?

February 9, 2017
Empowering youth to prevent HIV in South Africa.

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