Ramaphosa to open HIV, orphans centre
DEPUTY President Cyril Ramaphosa will return to the province this weekend to officiate the unveiling of a new HIV/ Aids and Orphans Care Centre in Ndevana Village near King William’s Town on Sunday.
The centre, named after the late SABC news anchor Vuyo Mbuli, is a community initiative which started 18 years ago with Mbuli’s help. His wife, Savita Mbuli, is from the same village.
It was officially registered as a non-profit organisation in 2002 and its main focus is to accommodate and help orphans affected by HIV/Aids.
The centre was renamed after Mbuli following his death in May 2013. He was a serving board member of the centre at the time of his death.
The centre works with caregivers for people who are on antiretroviral therapy (ART) and tuberculosis (TB) treatment. The centre caters for 2 000 children and feeds 150 needy children daily.