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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
WhizzKids United plays leading role in MMC research in KwaZulu-Natal
Published by Rusha Govender on 24 January 2014
Since the beginning of the epidemic, almost 70 million people have been infected with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and about 35 million people have died of AIDS related diseases. Globally, 34 million people were living with HIV at the end of 2011.Read this story
WhizzKids United offers PMB kids a trip to the Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup
Published by Mlungisi Khumalo on 14 November 2013
WhizzKids United is offering kids from the Pietermaritzburg area a unique once in a lifetime opportunity to attend the 2014 Football for Hope Festival (FFHF) in Brazil.
WhizzKids United are encouraging kids between the ages of 15-18, with a South African Identity Document to apply for the upcoming 2014 Football for Hope Festival.Read this story
WhizzKid United Football for Hope Centre (FFHC) progress
Published by Mlungisi Khumalo on 31 October 2013
Prehanta Vandeyar of Architecture for Humanity (AFH) is part of the team responsible for the construction of the Football for Hope Center (FFHC) in Edendale, handling the architectural division of the imposing project and oversees the initial construction.Read this story
WKU delighted with Oxfam findings
Published by Mlungisi Khumalo on 7 October 2013
Earlier this year, WhizzKids United and Oxfam partnered together in an effort to compile a report which aimed at describing the social aspects of the work done by WhizzKids United. The report outlined the many ways in which adolescent clients, staff and volunteers relate to each other at the WKU Health Academy.Read this story
The Japanese Embassy donates a mini bus and trailer to WKU
Published by Mlungisi Khumalo on 4 October 2013
The Japanese Embassy has generously sponsored a mini bus and a mobile clinic trailer to the WhizzKids United Health Academy.
WhizzKids United is delighted to be a benefactor of the Japanese Embassy’s effort of reaching out to the South African community.Read this story
WKU applauds DUT Fundraising Event
Published by Mlungisi Khumalo on 16 August 2013
The Durban University of Technology (DUT) recently partnered with WhizzKids United (WKU) during a seven-a-side indoor football tournament organized by the 2nd year Sports Management students.
In an open press released directed to the media and the public, the students expressed their desired objective in pursuit of establishing a partnership with WKU.Read this story