The recent attacks of femicide and gender-based violence that sparked nation-wide protests, has us all so much more aware of the need for all people, on all levels of society, to take action and protect our vulnerable members. From government taking notice and our president declaring gender-based violence a national emergency, to the work the ASAP team and CBOs do every day out in our remotest areas, we are uniting to make the much-needed changes. We recognise the Mount Fletcher Magistrates Court for ensuring the imprisonment of a 36-year-old man who raped a 14-year-old girl from one of our beneficiary communities. Our Child Care Coordinator was there with her, every step of the way. She continues to provide psycho-social support for the girl and her family whilst also pursuing justice for three other young girls in separate cases. The state of our nation calls for grassroots workers to continue to fight against gender-based violence. ... See MoreSee Less
Our Program Director, Linet Dube took some time out from field work to represent ASAP at the glamorous MacAIDS 25 year Viva Glam celebration. Viva Glam is the lipstick created by MAC 25 years ago, of which every cent of total sales has gone to non-profit work related to the AIDS pandemic. ASAP has been a beneficiary for many years and is deeply grateful for this wonderful partnership. FLTR: Lebo Mulumba: MAC Business Development Manager Sub Saharan Africa, Kerry Hochfelden: MAC Brand Manager South Africa, Linet Dube: ASAP Program Director, Graeme Bezuidenhout: MAC National Sales Manager South Africa, Marco Louis: MAC Senior Artist for Africa, Loren Dreyer: General Manager Estee Lauder Companies South Africa, Sipesihle Ngalonkulu: Product Manager Sub Saharan Africa ... See MoreSee Less
Today we celebrate the Mbokodo from Silukhanyo Community Home Based Care Organisanisation in Mazizini, Matatiele.
“I love the work we do. I am very empathetic towards other people’s situations. I don’t have much to give but understanding someone’s pain is as important as giving them something.” - Nosipho Mgijima ... See MoreSee Less