Making a lifetime of difference for orphans, children and young people in need; and
vulnerable members of the local communities living with life threatening illnesses
a care centre for vulnerable children and families
Mama Sipiwe Solomons, a nurse and midwife, saw the overwhelming need for feeding and caring for the many vulnerable children in her area. In 2008 she and her husband Pastor Solly Solomons established Hosanna Church and Community Projects. The community projects which is the social and health care arm of the church provide a feeding and activity scheme for orphans, gives hospice and home based care services for TB, HIV/AIDS infected and affected families in the communities around Hazyview in Mpumalanga.
In 2009 Sipiwe became a Clover Mama Africa under the support of Clover dairy company.
Clover Mama Afrika – Ukwakha Isizwe.
This website gives an insight into the activities of Hosanna Community Projects. Donations of any kind are welcome in order for us to realise all our goals and to build a healthier community.
Community Services Rendered
Orphans and Vulnerable Children
70 Orphans and vulnerable children come daily to our centre. We provide them with meals and activate them physically and mentally. The aim is to increase their quality of life and to reduce poverty and crime. Another 30 who are living beyond walking distance from the centre get food packages and medical support whenever funds are available.
Health Projects and HIV Prevention
Home Based Care
Home Base Carers are the foot soldiers and heroes who go from door-to-door to administer care and support to the sick people and their families. Focus is on HIV/AIDS, TB and other severe illnesses.
We work with HIV prevention and we organise Adherence clubs for those who are HIV infected in order to motivate them to remain in the program
Distribution of Medication
To ease the burden at Clinics, we distribute medication to those who are HIV/AIDS infected
We give palliative care services for the terminally ill and do our best to afford them a dignified farewell.
we arrange awareness campaigns in HIV/AIDS, TB, hygiene, nutrition, etc.
In collaboration with The Independent Development Trust of South Africa (IDT) we carry out a Job Creation Project. One hundred and fifteen (115) unemployed people in total, which of 60 in our own projects and 55 allocated to clinics, schools, police station, other NGOs, etc. All are under our responsibility and follow up. We pay salaries, follow up absenteeism, performance etc. and report to IDT
We create job experience and help people to be employable.
We are proud to be member of Hospice and Palliative Care Association of South Africa and Mbombela Health Care Forum
The concept of Ubuntu teaches us: "I am who I am because of others around me; I am because we are."
We are registered as a non-profit organisation
NPO number: 065-516
PNO number: 930034196
Our main Sponsors and partners