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Discover the world and support WhizzKids United
Published by Stefan Kunze on 20 October 2015
Exciting news! We now have a new way for you to support WhizzKids United.
Book your next flight through our travel partner Journeys Are Made @ Gapyear.com, and they will make a donation to WKU on your behalf at no extra cost to you.Read this story
Charlize Theron returns to WhizzKids United
Published by Stefan Kunze on 30 September 2015
In our last newsletter we told you about the world famous actress and philanthropist Charlize Theron coming to visit the Health Academy in late August. Until now we couldn’t show you any footage of the visit, but here it is: the first photo of Charlize and her team at the Health Academy!
When she came in 2013 all she got to see a busy construction site for our Football for Hope Centre.Read this story
Embassy of Japan celebrates with WhizzKids United
Published by Stefan Kunze on 28 May 2015
Two years ago, WhizzKids United partnered up with the Embassy of Japan to add a Toyota Quantum minibus and a mobile clinic unit to our fleet in order to better serve the youth in Edendale. This week a delegation from the Embassy of Japan visited WhizzKids United to assess how the partnership has helped develop the community.Read this story
WhizzKids United wins MEC award for Innovation
Published by Stefan Kunze on 16 May 2015
And the winner is… WhizzKids United!
When guests visit us at the Health Academy we often hear how impressed they are by the level of innovation that we apply in all our programmes – it feels good to hear that.Read this story
WhizzKids United and Maritzburg United launch partnership on World AIDS Day
Published by Stefan Kunze on 1 December 2014
On World AIDS Day, we usually take a moment to recognize those who are fighting the long battle against this dreadful disease. However, we also celebrate the global achievements in research, treatment and protection over the past 30 years all around the World.Read this story
Published by Stefan Kunze on 25 November 2014
WhizzKids United publishes comic book against Ebola
Published by Stefan Kunze on 7 November 2014
Young people in Ghana are helping in the fight to prevent the spread of Ebola through an innovative comic strip project developed by Cardiff University and delivered by Africaid WhizzKids United (WKU), an international NGO based in South Africa.Read this story
Deputy Minister of Health visits Health Academy
Published by Stefan Kunze on 3 October 2014
Deputy Minister of Health Joe Phaahla visited the WhizzKids United Health Academy as part of his official tour of Edendale Hospital.
A few weeks ago the MEC for Health Dr Dlhomo visited WKU and recounted to his colleagues in the government all the great work that we are doing with the youth of Edendale.Read this story
MEC for Health visits WhizzKids United
Published by Stefan Kunze on 15 August 2014
Yesterday, WhizzKids United welcomed the MEC for Health Dr Dlhomo to the Health Academy in Edendale. The visit was part of the MEC’s road show through KZN.
Dr Dlhomo, who had not been able to attend the launch of the Edendale Football for Hope Centre in June, made time in his busy schedule to meet the people who make the Health Academy a success and see the impact it has made over the last four years in the Edendale community.Read this story
WhizzKids United Represents South Africa at the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil
Published by Stefan Kunze on 15 July 2014
Where did you follow the excitement of The 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil this month? Six lucky kids from Edendale had the chance to travel to Rio de Janeiro to experience it LIVE at the 2014 Football for Hope Festival!
WhizzKids United has been a part of FIFA’s Football for Hope movement for many years and 2014 has been an eventful year in our journey together.Read this story