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WKU delighted by the 6th World AIDS Conference
Published by Mlungisi Khumalo on 26 June 2013
Image PreviewThe 6th South African AIDS conference held in Durban on the 18-21 June saw WhizzKids United CEO and founder, Marcus McGilvray, being given a platform to present the informative WKU poster at the International Convention Centre.
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WhizzKids United leading psychological HIV & AIDS findings
Published by Mlungisi Khumalo on 18 June 2013
A study conducted at WhizzKids United Health Academy could be a breakthrough in the continuous fight in the reduction of HIV & AIDS.  An investigative pilot study on HIV behavioural risk amongst circumcised male adolescents conducted at the premises of WhizzKids United (WKU), Pietermaritzburg, is underway, paving a way for further developments in the study of the virus.
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Comic Book Project a definite winner!
Published by Mlungisi Khumalo on 12 June 2013
Image Preview“Oh God, I’m HIV positive and am so alone in this, but I trust my sister will be there for me...” said Lindo.  “What? HIV!? Get the hell away from me!” replied his sister.
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Edendale Football for Hope Centre constructions have kicked off
Published by Stefan Kunze on 30 May 2013
Image PreviewIt has begun! The news that everyone at WhizzKids United has been waiting for have finally arrived. On Monday 27 May 2013 the construction for the Edendale FIFA Football for Hope Centre kicked off with a ground-breaking ceremony.
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WhizzKids United launches online volunteering programme
Published by Stefan Kunze on 22 April 2013
WhizzKids United has launched an online volunteering programme. The programme is aimed for people who are motivated to help in the development of underprivileged communities in South Africa, but cannot afford to physically come to WhizzKids United's project sites in Edendale due to time or financial constraints.
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Neli Phoswa travels to Qatar to attend UN Camp
Published by Stefan Kunze on 10 January 2013
Great honour for WKU Health Academy Counsellor and Life Skills Coach Neli Phoswa, who will attend the fourth United Nations Youth Leadership Camp in Doha Qatar from 14 January until 24 January 2013. The camps had been initiated by the United Nations Office on Sport for Development and Peace last year and continue in 2013.
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WKU Health Academy welcomes Liverpool FC Foundation
Published by Stefan Kunze on 9 November 2012
Image PreviewLiverpool Football Club - this name stands for over 100 years of glorious football tradition. It is also synonym for care and support for the disadvantaged members of the community. The 5 times European champions have been involved in community development work in and around Liverpool for many years.
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Pick n Pay Foundation supports Health Academy Gardening Project
Published by Stefan Kunze on 24 October 2012
Image PreviewWhizzKids United has recently partnered with the Pick n Pay Foundation to open a Gardening Project at the Health Academy (WKUHA). The project is designed for youth attending the WKUHA to learn about how to use gardening efficiently to produce food.
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Simphiwe Zuma accepted for UN Youth Leadership Camp in Switzerland
Published by Stefan Kunze on 13 August 2012
Image PreviewWonderful news for our Counsellor and Life Skills Trainer Simphiwe Zuma, who has been selected by the United Nations Office on Sport for Development and Peace (UNOSDP) to attend the 3rd Youth Leadership Camp 2012, which will take place from 23 September to 7 October 2012 in Magglingen, Switzerland.
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‘On the Ball‘ Life Skills Project in Umlazi
Published by Florian Meichsner on 24 July 2012
Image PreviewWith our last world-cup style tournament being held for Egagasini Secondary School on 15 June, our work in Umlazi, one of South Africa’s biggest townships, has come to an end. Since 2009, our Life Skills curriculum ‘On the Ball’ was taught in eight schools in the area and has made a difference to the lives of thousands of young boys and girls.
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