Services

MS Care’s primary site is its care home in Orange Farm and we also support affiliated programs in eight of the country’s nine provinces of Gauteng, Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Western Cape, North West and Free State. The main groups of people we serve are:

  • People living with HIV/AIDS

  • Unemployed people
  • Orphans

  • Disabled people

  • Abused people

  • Elderly people

  • Children and youth

 Services We Render

We render the following services to those whom we serve.

  • Primary healthcare

  • Pre- and post-traumatic stress counselling

  • HIV/AIDS education

  • Care for abused children and women

  • Home and community visits (palliative care)

  • Life skills training

  • Training for carers, and for trainers of carers

  • Burying the destitute who die from AIDS-related diseases

  • Other job training programs and job placement
  • Group support for carers (support to avoid burnout)

  • Food parcels provision for the needy

  • Projects development for poverty alleviation

  • Supplying food parcels

  • Training trainers in the Gauteng Department of Education

  • Training home-based carers and peer counsellors, as well as providing HIV/AIDS education

  • Assistance with schoolwork (as well as school uniforms and school fees) for children staying with grandparents who are illiterate

Spiritual and other support services include

  • Radio Ministry;

  • Prison Ministry; and

  • Prayer team.

Public Recognition

MS Care has been blessed to be recognised for its work in the following ways, by the following organisations and endorsement agencies:

  • Prestigious award among all registered NGOs in South Africa (SANGOCO)

  • First prize in leadership (Katlego)

  • Community Builder of the Year Award, Gauteng

  • First runner-up for Community Builder of the Year Award, National

  • Presidential Premier Award in Education

  • Nominated for Sustainability Award (Hunger project)

  • Acknowledgement by Minister of Social Development, Building Solidarity for United action

  • Director Nominated by community and appointed by the Gauteng MEC of Health to the board of Helen Joseph and Coronation Hospitals

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