Wisani Community Project (WCP)

Grantee Information: 

WCP is a non-profit organization established in 2000. It is a community home based care project that was started due to the high rate of tuberculosis (TB), HIV/AIDS and other related diseases in South Africa. WCP was started by members of faith based organizations to take care of the terminal ill and orphans and vulnerable children (OVCs) throughout the surrounding villages. WCP is located at Rolle village in Bushbuckrdge local municipality at Ehlanzeni district in Mpumalanga Province.

Purpose: 
To reach more people through public TB/HIV campaigns, decrease defaulters and cure TB patients. WCP’s goal also includes promoting adherence to TB treatment through directly observed therapy short-course (DOTS).
Term of Grant: 
05/15/13 - 05/14/14
Areas Served: 
Mbumba, Thulamahashe, and Rolle village
Wave: 
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