Category Archives: HIV and AIDS

Far East Rand Hospital HIV Centre

HIV AIDS Care Centre

Background In 2002 Dr Kgotso Ncholo and his then partner, Mr Thys Strydom established the Caritas Care Centre based in Spruitview, to service private medical aid patients as well as mine employees.  However, by 2005 Dr Ncholo recognised the desperate need among poorer communities for an HIV and Aids hospice centre and clinic and so, […]

Nelson Mandela 67 Minute Birthday

Carnival City CSI spend 67 minutes of Mandela birthday party with Okabetso Care Centre at Vosloorus and donate blankets to abandoned, abused children, child headed home kids and infected and affected children by HIV/AIDS.

AERCT and Carnival City team up to keep Ekurhuleni Communities Warm This Winter

The Afrisun East Rand Community Trust (AERCT) has teamed up with Carnival City CSI to bring warmth and comfort to Ekurhuleni in June. Two Hundred Thousand Rand worth of blankets were purchased from a local supplier and handed out during youth Month, June, to child headed families, HIV/AIDS orphaned children and abandoned children. On Saturday […]

Christmas Comes Early for Disadvantaged Children at Carnival City

Carnival City’s annual Charity Christmas Party hosted over 520 children on Monday 30 November, spreading a little early Christmas cheer in Ekurhuleni. The kids were treated to a variety of fun activities, but the highlight of the day was a visit by celebrity guest Spongebob Squarepants, who will be performing live at Carnival City in […]

AERCT, Carnival City and DRD Gold Partner in Agricultural Project

The Afrisun East Rand Community Trust (AERCT) has partnered with Carnival City and DRD Gold to develop a tunnel farming project to benefit 31 unemployed Ekhuruleni residents, to the tune of over R1 Million. The project seeks to create jobs, alleviate poverty, develop skills in agriculture and create a sustainable business for the Caritas HIV […]

Khanya Family Centre

Fourty thousand Rand Office furniture and Computer equipment was purchased and installed for this Family Crisis Centre, dealing daily with abuse and HIV/AIDS

Far East Rand Hospital

Three Hundred Thousand Rand One of the largest Government Hospitals covering Daveyton, Springs, Brakpan, Tsakane, Kwathema, Kingsway and Benoni. This hospital sees in excess of 2000 patients daily in the HIV/AIDS section and the ARV centre which are currently run out of one office. An old building on the premises which used to house a […]


Two Hundred Thousand Rand Zimbananathi is a non governmental organization that empowers youth who are infected by HIV/AIDS since 1999 based in Tembisa, at present they have women who are employed creating bead work and ladies ethnic clothing. AERCT purchased the candle making equipment and machinery and the printing machines for the manufacture of T-shirts

Fashionable Foods for Charity

Five Thousand Five Hundred Rand A Charity Fashion Show to raise funds for the Tshepo-Hope and sub-acute centers working in Aids and HIV.