Ethembeni (Place of Hope) Community Centre

Grantee Information: 

The Ethembeni is a non-profit organization (NPO) established in 2001 in Northern Cape Province. Ethembeni focuses on human rights promotion through implementing victim empowerment programs. The organization also provides support domestic and gender based violence victims. This include the “Victim Empowerment Programme” that provides for trauma counselling, a safe haven, and court support to the victims. In 2008, Ethembeni worked with the Department of Health to provide community based health care such as: visiting patients on the home based care registers, palliative care, treatment compliance, and patients’ referrals for malnutrition, immunization, and tuberculosis (TB) defaulters. http://www.ethembeni.co.za/

Purpose: 
To expand and improve health care services in Emathanjeni, Ubuntu, Siyacuma, and Siyathemba Municipalities to reduce the number of deaths from TB and HIV treatment interruption and defaulting.
Term of Grant: 
7/26/13 - 7/25/14
Areas Served: 
Emthanjeni, Siyancuma, Ubuntu, and Siyathemba
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