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Deutsche Bank Foundation launch "Born to Be" campaign

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In line with Deutsche Bank’s global corporate citizenship strategy, the Deutsche Bank South Africa Foundation (DBSAF) recently launched the Born to Beprogramme – concentrating most resources in early and high school education interventions,predominantly in poor urban communities, to ultimately combat the cycle of poverty and youth unemployment. They launched the Born to Be youth engagement programme to their employees at the beginning of October and have received some very positiv...
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67 pairs of warm feet courtesy of Fourways Mall

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Witkoppen Health and Welfare Centre thanks Purple Plumm and Fourways Mall for the slippers which were donated and distributed to the “gogos” in the informal settlements.
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Trashion Show benefits WHWC beneficiaries

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Fourways Mall and Studio 05 School of Fashion hosted a Trashion Show, the proceeds of which are to be donated to Witkoppen Health and Welfare Centre
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Witkoppen Health and Welfare Centre was again privileged to be associated with such tireless, hardworking and philanthropic people as Terry Berchowitz, Shanni Goncalves and their colleagues from the Ahead Hairdresser Group (Thee Hairdresser, Fourways Mall, Hair Network, Fourways Mall and Hair on Cedar, Cedar Square). They are really good friends and ambassadors to WHWC, and their efforts are greatly appreciated, not only by the staff and management alike, but most especially by our beneficiaries...
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Personal Hygiene Products donated

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Witkoppen Health and Welfare Centre thanks Mr Lawrence Gerber of Dischem in Fourways Mall as well as Sharm & Bala Naidoo for their support of personal hygiene products which will be distributed by the social services staff of WHWC. We are grateful for the help in having a real impact on the lives of these girls and women.
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Witkoppen Health and Welfare Centre and the Gift of Hope implement a FRESH Start - "A Future Realized through Education, Support and Healthcare": A Fully Comprehensive Postnatal Clinic Service for 18 Months for Women and Babies including Expanded HIV Testing, Care and Support.
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Team Kurasani completes the 702 Walk the Talk

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On the 27th July the Witkoppen Health and Welfare Centre team “Kurisani” participated in the 702 Walk the Talk. All 14 completed the walk. WELL DONE team Kurisani!
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Warm blankets from Deutsche Bank

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Deutsche Bank employees once again collected money this year to buy blankets for the people so much less fortunate than themselves. Several Deutsche Bank members of staff went with our Social Services staff to Msawawa where they got the opportunity to see for themselves the happy faces of the beneficiaries as they wrapped themselves in the soft warm blankets.
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On 30th May, nearly 100 learners from Dainfern College arrived at Witkoppen Health and Welfare Centre, selflessly volunteering their time and energy to help spruce up the premises.
The Nurse Manager, Sr Annelize Theron, said: “It was marvellous. There was a wonderful atmosphere and they were well su...
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Safer pregnancy for HIV discordant couples

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There are a growing number of HIV-infected women and men in South Africa who desire children. Having unprotected sex in order to conceive puts couples where one person is HIV positive and one person negative (HIV-discordant) or where both are HIV-positive (HIV positive concordant) at risk for transmission. While programs for the Prevention-of-Mother-to-Child (PMTCT) programs are accessible to women after they become pregnant, services which assist in the planning o...
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