Our focus is on long-term successful adherence to anti-retroviral therapy (ART), multidisciplinary care for adolescent HIV survivors and community access to optimal primary health care.
We offer an advanced counsellor training course which focusses on health literacy and counselling skills.
We offer clinic-based training and materials for mothers to promote home based, age appropriate stimulation. Specialized Occupational Therapy (OT) services are also on hand.
The Positive Beadwork Project (PBP), an income generation project, offers food security. Our mentorship for adolescents without families encourage family preservation.
The Kidzpositive Family Fund dedicated to improving the lives of children and families affected by HIV/AIDS and other treatment delivery to the entire family, we also provide health care services to parents with HIV/AIDS.
Ballarat Grammar School is situated in the outback of Australia – a far cry from the Kidzpositive/ Groote Schuur Hospital’s pediatric ARV clinic in Cape Town, South Africa. However there is a strong social link between the learners of Ballarat and their support of The Positive Beadwork Project (PBP), which sustains on average 100 families […]
Paediatric AIDS Treatment for Africa (PATA) sponsors two Expert Patients at our Wednesday and Thursday clinics at Groote Schuur Hospital. The term Expert Patient is not a new one. Since June 2007 PATA has been funding a pilot Expert Patient programme in 20 Southern African clinics. The aim is to facilitate task shifting within clinics […]
The Positive Beadwork Project (PBP) was designed to provide indigent mothers (and other care-givers) of HIV-positive children an opportunity to generate an income and to achieve food security in their homes. Qualitative research carried out by our occupational therapists in previous years has also revealed a positive effect on self-esteem and a sense of self-worth […]
Kidzpositive shares fundamental values and goals with the Keiskamma Trust. The Trust is based at the village of Hamburg in the Peddie district of the Eastern Cape Province. The two organisations share fundamental values and goals. One might say we are soul-sisters. The Keiskamma Trust has done remarkable work, providing many opportunities for their rural […]
The ‘Auntie Stella’ life skills training kit for adolescents is a product of the Training and Research Support Centre (TARSC – www.tarsc.org), which is based in Harare Zimbabwe. Auntie Stella provides a means of discussing sensitive life skills issues with the youth, and answers some of the needs identified at an adolescent service planning workshop […]