Adult life skills training

We take many life skills for granted, but often forget that many communities never had any exposure to life skills training before. One of the adult life skills training programs is that of HIV/AIDS training presented at workplaces around the country. By giving workers the knowledge to help them deal with HIV/AIDS infections, living with … Read more

HIV awareness

Public health officials estimate one in four adult South Africans realistically can claim “comprehensive HIV awareness.” Only a quarter of South Africans have working knowledge of how the disease affects the body, how it spreads, how to recognize its symptoms, and what to do in case of exposure. Comprehensive HIV awareness includes the ability to … Read more

Educators and Public Health Officials Must Promote AIDS Awareness

Among South African adults, the rate of HIV cases advancing to AIDS has stabilized since 2005; among young adults, the rate actually has declined as AIDS clinics dramatically have increased access to effective treatments. Although public health officials recognize a few encouraging signs; nonetheless, the HIV/AIDS epidemic continues to ravage South Africa and all of … Read more

ABET for rural areas

ABET has grown from the goals of church groups, communities and schools to develop Adult Basic Education and Training programs to address the illiteracy and lack of essential numeracy as well as life skills which plague the South African economy. Many of the persons needing ABET are older women in rural areas. The women are … Read more

What is Life Skills Training and how can your employees benefit?

There are various types of life skills training courses. One of the essential life skills training courses entail AIDS awareness. This includes background on how AIDS is transmitted, what steps to take to prevent transmission, how to handle infection, and where to get help. AIDS is not a problem that can be ignored and with … Read more

HIV and Aids Awareness Campaign

The first step to a better workplace and improved community awareness is to develop an HIV and Aids Awareness Campaign in the workplace which addresses the main areas such as open communication, understanding of how it is transmitted, and how to prevent transmission. The HIV and Aids Awareness Campaign should include condom distribution, wellness programs … Read more