HIV Awareness and Education
KwaNyuswa, like many other communities in KZN, suffers from a high rate of HIV infection. Shap Shap has been very fortunate to partner with PEPFAR and The South African Aids Foundation, enabling us to run a broad spectrum of HIV related programs to help in the fight against this disease. Through PEPFAR’s support, Shap Shap is able to provide the community with Educational Health Days, VCT, pop up HIV testing, Support Groups and Home Based Care. The Ubuntu Community Center, will enable Shap Shap to grow these programs and create a safe space for community members who are wanting to get tested or attend support groups, but are afraid to do so in a place where they may be seen by friends, peers or their family.