The Turn Table Trust

Grantee Information: 

The Turn Table Trust (TTT) is a community based non-profit organization registered with the Department of Welfare in South Africa. It works in partnership with the District Department of Health and South African Social Services Agency. For 25 years, it has worked in the surrounding sub districts of Ingwe and KwaSani which form part of the greater district of Sisonke. It has a dedicated HIV/AIDS unit trained to work in this field. The total population who benefit from TTT’s work is approximately 132,000 people of mainly Zulu decent from rural areas.  TTT’s objective and goals are the reduction of TB and the implementation of cost-effective TB/HIV prevention, treatment, care and support interventions. Their goals are also aligned with the National TB Strategic Plan priorities.

Purpose: 
Community based screening of people presumptive of TB and referral to facilities; TB screening through sputum collection; Support TB treatment adherence; contact tracing; integration and expansion of TB into HIV services; education of community groups on HIV/AIDS; increase awareness of TB through education in communities and schools; condom distribution; stigma reduction through support services
Term of Grant: 
08/01/11-09/30/12
Areas Served: 
Kwa Sani sub-district of Sisonke District,Kwazulu Natal
Wave: 
2