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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
by Mlungisi Khumalo on 7 August 2013
South African born Hollywood Actress and United Nations Messenger of Peace, Charlize Theron, praised WhizzKids United for their continuous dedication in the fight against HIV/AIDS during her visit to WhizzKids United.
by Mlungisi Khumalo on 26 July 2013
WhizzKids United recently hosted a collaboration colloquium with local NGOs as well as the Departments of Health and Education at the WhizzKids United Health Academy. The event was initiated by a driven partnership between the Sport for Social Change Network (SSCN) of Southern Africa and various stakeholders.