World AIDS Day 2015

  • Tue 1st Dec, 2015

The first day of December is observed the world over as World Aids Day, a special commemoration of the global effects of the HIV/Aids pandemic. Begun in 1988 as a way to fight the stigma of the disease and educate people about prevention and treatment, the ultimate objective of World Aids Day 2015 is: Getting […]

World AIDS Day 2015

Protest And Peace In Masi

  • Sat 7th Nov, 2015

Protest and Peace in Masi – Lutz Van Dijk (published in the Weekend Argus on Sat 7 Nov 2015) Since the rape and killing of 14 year old Amani Pule on 15 September 2015 not only the community of Masiphumelele is not the same anymore. Never before so many neighbors from surrounding villages of this […]

Protest And Peace In Masi

Masiphumelele Celebrating…

  • Mon 2nd Nov, 2015

After a very difficult morning when at noontime the judge had planned to postpone again until tomorrow, we had some last minute interventions and all protesters are out on bail since late this afternoon, also community leader Lubabalo Vellem. Luba is now with his sister in Khayelitsha and is not allowed to return to Masi […]

Masiphumelele Celebrating…

HOKISA News Updates 2015

  • Sat 17th Oct, 2015

It has been a busy year, as always – the children are growing up fast and we have a few new additions to the HOKISA ‘family’… We continue to celebrate the lives of the children and continue to work hard to give them the best chances possible. Here are some of the highlights and news […]

HOKISA News Updates 2015

HOKISA News On Facebook…

  • Tue 14th Apr, 2015

Our HOKISA website is a formal platform to share our history and news with our friends and supporters all over the world… We have however also created a Facebook page in order to update you all on the more casual and day to day activities at HOKISA. We are sure you will love the regular […]

HOKISA News On Facebook…

Christmas Day At HOKISA… 2014

  • Thu 25th Dec, 2014

What a beautiful Christmas Day at HOKISA… Thank you to all of our friends and supporters who spoilt the kids and made their day extra special. Wishing you all a very safe, healthy, happy and peaceful Christmas and New Year… To enjoy more pictures from Christmas Day click here Christmas 2014

Christmas Day At HOKISA… 2014

On Monday 13 January, HOKISA and the work that we do, was featured on the SABC 3 Expresso Show. Mandisa Mahlumba, Eunice Mbanjwa and Simphiwe Nkomombini, our senior Childcare Workers and Youth Leader, represented HOKISA and made us all very proud. All 3 were celebrated as community heroes and agents of change within the Masiphumelele […]

HOKISA – ‘Mandela Monday’ on SABC 3 Expresso Show

Merry Christmas!

  • Wed 25th Dec, 2013

Christmas Day lunch was, as always, a big success, starting with the children doing their version of a nativity play, followed by them putting on their new Christmas clothes and being spoilt with presents…, and then of course a delicious big family lunch! Share more of the love, joy and happiness… Christmas 2013

Merry Christmas!

HOKISA Peace House

  • Fri 18th Nov, 2005

The Peace House (Ikhaya Loxolo) is the second HOKISA building in this community: It provides seven flats for HOKISA employees who have been in need of proper housing for a long time. It provides temporary accommodation in two flats for young people affected or infected by HIV/AIDS. It provides a meeting place for youth and […]

Opening of the HOKISA Home

  • Sun 1st Dec, 2002

The planning of the HOKISA Home started by a group of representatives of the community of Masiphumelele in February 2002. The construction began on August 1, 2002 and was completed in November 2002. The HOKISA Home – HOKISA Ikhaya Lethu – was officially opened by Archbishop Desmond Tutu on December 1st, 2002 – World AIDS […]