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    NACOSA is community service organisation working to build strong, equal and healthy communities free from the burden of HIV, AIDS, TB and GBV.


  • Umthombo wekuphilaThe lifeblood of a community
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    Khayelitsha-based organisation Umthombo Wempilo has been part of the NACOSA network since 2020 and received capacity building support and a small ...
  • Rophe community organisationRophe – The community healer
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    Rophe Community Services, named after the Hebrew word meaning ‘healing’ or ‘healer,’ is a community-based organisation born ...
  • Changing communities
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    Thy Kingdom Care brings hope to a community dealing with difficult problems. Thandi Khanyile has been running the organisation since 2013, addressing ...
  • Eco friendly toiletsEco toilets boost young women’s health in schools
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    St Lewis Bertrand’s Secondary School, one of the top performing schools in Newcastle,  KwaZulu-Natal now has better toilets, thanks to Waterloo ...
  • Harm reduction peer educatorHarm Reduction Q&A
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    Q: What is harm reduction? A: Harm reduction is a non-judgmental approach to policies, programmes, and practices that seeks to reduce the negative ...

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2,500 Member organisations
+ 40 Sub-recipient organisations
3 Regional offices
62,425 Adolescent girls 
& young women
$100m In donor funding managed
 36,416 Sex workers
40,000 Survivors of gender violence
82,713 Vulnerable children & youth
8,112 People who inject drugs

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