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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.
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.
by Stefan Kunze on 9 November 2012
Liverpool 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.
by Stefan Kunze on 24 October 2012
WhizzKids 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.
by Stefan Kunze on 13 August 2012
Wonderful 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.
by Florian Meichsner on 24 July 2012
With 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.
by Johanna Neuke on 18 July 2012
Nelson Mandela's wish for his birthday was that everyone should do something good for someone else. Following this idea, the KZN MEC of Finance, the Honourable Ms. Ina Cronje, came to visit Edendale Hospital and the WKU Health Academy to see how WhizzKids United helps the Edendale communities and to distribute food to the children of our OVC programme.
by Johanna Neuke on 17 July 2012
Since we became involved with the Canada Africa Prevention Trials Network (CAPTN) in March 2011, WhizzKids United has gotten to know some academics who are doing some very interesting research. But none of the research has been as "cutting edge" as the circumcision study that CAPTN is about to embark on in Edendale.
by Stefan Kunze on 2 July 2012
Yesterday did not only see the final of the EURO 2012 between Spain and Italy with a thrashing victory of the defending champions, but also the end of streetfootballworld's UNITED Fundraising Challenge.
by Johanna Neuke on 11 June 2012
WhizzKids United has successfully launched a new partnership with the United Nations Association of South Africa (UNA-SA) to promote the UN Millennium Development Goals in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) and support local activities.