Project Funding 2019

  • Supporting self organisation of community health workers on provincial and national level and strengthening their democratic practice and health advocacy(phase 2), Khanya College, People‘s Health Movement – South Africa, section 27, Sinani, Wellness Foundation
  • Strengthening knowledge and agency towards HIV/AIDS and other disease burden amongst teenagers through secondary school based interventions, Sinani
  • Strengthening the political and social human rights of people with HIV/AIDS, Sinani
  • Solidarity against xenophobia – psychosocial support and advocacy, Sophiatown Community Psychological Services

Project Funding 2019: € 400,374.40 (incl. support from BMZ and stiftung m.i.)


Projects and Partners

25.05.2021 Strong voice

South African health activist Lydia Cairncross spoke about the Covid-19 situation and counterstrategies at the Poverty and Health conference. By Vicky Lessing.

12.05.2021 Essential

Their perseverance has paid off: In the midst of the pandemic, community health workers have won a major victory in their fight for recognition and rights. By Usche Merk

29.01.2021 Not strong enough, not loud enough

“If we fail as civil society on Covid-19 it will take us many decades to recover.” South African human rights activist Mark Heywood on the global health crisis and the need of activism from the ground.

06.04.2020 Crisis aid from below

For years, volunteers have been providing medical care to South Africa's poor districts. Corona threatens to escalate the situation there. By Anne Jung and Usche Merk