The Mpilonhle Sanctuary Organisation
Mpilonnhle Sanctuary is an organization dedicated to work with those who are affected by HIV/AIDS. Mpilonhle Sanctuary Organization is the community component for the HIV/AIDS antiretroviral program at Ladysmith Provincial Hospital with the Communicable Disease Clinic.
Mpilonhle Sanctuary Organization is an organization that was founded in 2000 by Nompumelelo Zwane and started working fully in November 2003. Mrs. Zwane enrolled 600 volunteers to assist with home with home base care and with OVC. The project came into full effect on the 14th of January 2015. MSO was conceived to address of the reality of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the uThukela district.
Mpilonhle Sanctuary empowers communities.
It provides accurate and understandable information, establishes partnerships with governmental departments, provide skills training, care, support and referrals of OVC’s, and encouraging a transformation shift of mindsets. In the uThukela district of KwaZulu Nata the picture of the HIV/AIDS epidemic is one of increasing deaths among the young adults, ever-greater numbers of orphans, and growing burdens of affected families and communities. Mpilonhle Sanctuary has been working for 12 years working to improve the lives of those effected by the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
Mpilonhle organization serves rural communities with project elements including OVC program, Poverty Alleviation/Food Security, TB screening, and HIV Counseling and Testing. With management and staff focusing on OVC beneficiaries, partnerships with governments and other organizations, rural community HIV outreach, and door to door health campaigns, a technical team to get the word out, and volunteers around the Ladysmith municipality, Mpilonhle is an organization that is structurally sound to empower the lives of people living with HIV and OVC beneficiaries.