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Mpumalanga Province, Kabokweni Phaphamani Home Based care organisation Started by Charlotte Mtetwa and a group of women driven by their religious commitment in this rural village, the organisation launched a programme of community healthcare that sought to care for the ill physically and emotionally and to increase peoples understanding of HIV/Aids. Selected volunteers receive practical training in medication, treatment and management of diseaseand have added a social function that identifies orphans, assists with food support, assesses state grants and encourages initiatives such as sewing groups and vegetable gardensthat help make people self-sufficient. Phaphamani also mentors emergingcommunity based organisations seeking to reduce the spread of HIV/Aids. Phaphamani is a recipient of an Impumelelo award.health. food feeding hospital garlic Photo Eric Miller/2004