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by Theo Mitchell on 9 January 2012
Everyday my organization WhizzKids United interacts with beautiful children in South Africa that daily must climb over a mountain of obstacles. From avoiding the traps of poverty to the pitfalls of HIV and AIDS, many adolescents are constantly faced with challenges that potentially hinder their full development.
by Tom Farrar on 26 July 2011
We have uploaded the Final Report for our WhizzKids United Mixed Gender Football League which took place from October 2010 to March 2011 which was run with Nike RED Funding managed by King Baudouin Foundation.
by Paul Kelly on 9 June 2011
The 5th South Africa's AIDS Conference hosted by Dira Sengwe is on from 07-10 June here in Durban at the ICC under the theme 'Leadership, Delivery and Accountability'. The aim of the conference is to involve all experts and role players (including government, NGO's, researchers and activists) in drafting the new intergrated HIV and AIDS National strategic plan for 2012-2016.
by Sarah Koelsch on 16 February 2011
The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC), The Yezingane Network (YN) , Equal Education and SECTION27 welcome the Department of Health's plans to extend HIV Counselling and Testing (HCT) campaign to children 12 years and older.
by Tom Farrar on 17 December 2010
We are pleased to report that the 2010 Africaid WhizzKids United Annual Report is now available for download. It has a very nice layout (for which we are grateful to graphic designer Clint Griffin) and is full of great photos.
by Sarah Koelsch on 10 December 2010
On International Worlds AIDS Day, December 1st 2010, WhizzKids United hosted a World Cup style football tournament. The World AIDS Day Tournament was a fundraiser for WhizzKids United's football-based HIV/ AIDS prevention programmes across South Africa.
by Charmaine Wheatley on 22 October 2010
WhizzKids United are inviting local NGOs and corporates to make people aware of WORLDS AIDS DAY on 1 December 2010. WhizzKids United are holding a world cup style football tournament at the Clarence Road Primary School which will also be a great opportunity to team build and network locally.
by Tom Farrar on 20 October 2010
On October 18, 2010 in New York, the United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution entitled, "Sport as a means to promote education, health, development and peace." This resolution confirmed the role of sport as a means and medium of social change.
by Tom Farrar on 1 October 2010
Henryk Predki interned with WhizzKids United in South Africa from March to September 2009, and also came back to assist us during the World Cup period in 2010. He conducted some research with some of our beneficiaries and wrote a paper entitled, "A stacked deck: A school-based study investigating the behavioural factors behind the high vulnerability of young South African women to HIV infection.
by Daniel Schoeberl on 20 August 2010
During the last two years a lot of conversations, letters and meetings were necessary for the plans of Africaid's WhizzKids United to build an extension of the Health Academy and also a well playable pitch for the kids in front of it.