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Senecio: General Manager

Senecio is committed to creating a better everyday quality of life for children with physical disabilities. Senecio's main focus is to provide therapeutic support to children with physical disabilities, and appropriate training to their caregivers.  These children are based in underprivileged areas across the Western Cape and are reached through care centres, outreach clinics and home visits.

The organisation seeks a General Manager (GM) to manage its head office based in Somerset West, Western Cape.

Ubuntu Africa Child Healthcare: Social Development Manager

Ubuntu Africa Child Healthcare (UBACH) is an association incorporated in terms of Section 21 of the Companies Act (i.e. it is a not-for-profit organisation) with the mission of improving the health and wellbeing of children and teens living with HIV. UBA provides comprehensive, community-based support services in the township of Khayelitsha, South Africa.

CHOC: Northern Region Manager

The Childhood Cancer (CHOC) Foundation South Africa is a nonprofit organisation that provides support for children suffering from cancer and life-threatening blood disorders as well as their families.

CHOC seeks to appoint a Northern Region Manager, based in based in Pretoria (The Northern Region extends from Pretoria to Mpumalanga and the Limpopo provinces).

The overall purpose of the post is to raise awareness of childhood cancer, promote and market CHOC and its programmes, and to manage the region.

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Hard Rock Cafe Fundraises for Mandela Hospital

Hard Rock Cafe International, chief executive officer, Hamish Dodds, says the late President Nelson Mandela was fond of children therefore they decided to help raise funds for the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital.

Dodds believes building a hospital for children was Mandela's dream, adding that, "We support numerous campaigns around the world, but we also encourage all our regional and local city entities to also identify causes that really make sense to them. I think this one is particularly important for us because Nelson Mandela was such a global ambassador."

Infants Start HIV Treatment Late

According to a study presented at the 2014 Southern African HIV Clinicians Society conference, three quarters of infants starting antiretroviral therapy (ART) across 11 clinics in Southern Africa had severe HIV disease and 87.2 percent met the 2006 World Health Organisation’s (WHO) definition of severe immunosuppression.
 

ASSITEJ South Africa: Finance and Operations Manager

ASSITEJ South Africa (Theatre for Children and Young People) is a member-driven association whose doors are open to all individuals, companies, organisations and groups working within the field of theatre for children and young people, directly or indirectly, regardless of age, race, language, religion or political conviction. The types of categories of membership of the association entails that it accommodates people of all age groups.

ASSITEJ South Africa seeks to appoint a Finance Officer, based in Cape Town.

MIET Africa: Programme Officers

MIET Africa is a not-for-profit organisation based in South Africa, with a strong presence in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Region.

MIET Africa seeks to appoint two Programme Officers for its Care and Support for Teaching and Learning (CSTL) Regional Programme, based in Durban.

Zambia Commended Over Child Marriage

Nobel peace laureate and anti-apartheid icon, Desmond Tutu, is impressed with the remarkable coalition among stakeholders in fighting child marriages in Zambia.

Speaking during the Girls Not Brides, Global Partnership to End Child Marriages press conference, Tutu commended the Zambian government for launching the national campaign to end child marriages.

“It is encouraging to see that Government, civil society, traditional leaders and others in Zambia have recognised that child marriage has a devastating impact on girls and the nation as a whole,” he said.

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