• Choma Project

  • Linkages

  • Preventing HIV/AIDS in Vulnerable Population

  • SBI Project

  • Discovery Project

  • Accelerating Programme Achievements to Control the Epidemic

Welcome to


HIVSA is a not-for-profit company that was established in 2002 as well as a strategic partner of the Gauteng Provincial Departments of Health and Social Development. HIVSA empowers individuals, community workers and organisations by developing their capacity and resilience to effectively address socio-economic and health issues in the context of high HIV and AIDS burden with the ultimate vision of creating an HIV free generation.
See Our Story
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The Three Core Imperatives

Guiding Our Work

Strengthening community services for children.
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  • Preventing HIV/AIDS in Vulnerable Populations (PHVP)
  • OVC Comprehensive package of services
  • OVC Preventative package of service
  • DREAMS package of service.
Strengthening community health services and systems.
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  • Stepping Stones group-based interventions to reduce gender-based violence
  • Screening and Brief Intervention to reduce alcohol harm
  • Discovery Fund – Accelerated training of community health workers.
Digital Innovations to reach Young Women.
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Choma Magazine, an interactive mobile phone magazine that engages with South African girl adolescents between the ages of 15 and 25 years in order for them to stay free from HIV. Towards preventing new HIV infections for an HIV free generation.

HIVSA Performance Highlights

Jan - Mar 21

  • 110 000

    The number of individuals tested.

    6 000

    The number of individuals
    tested HIV Positive.

    5 700

    The number of individuals who tested  Positive and were initiated on ART.

    110 683 

    The number of beneficiaries served in PHVP (PEPFAR/USAID) program.
  • 772

    The number of youths provided with one on one psychosocial support through Choma Magazine.

    1 038

    The number of DREAMS beneficiaries reached with Stepping Stones (HIV prevention behaviours and service uptake + HIV Testing).


    The number of AGYW enrolled in Stepping Stones that received and completed DREAMS layered services.


    The number of DREAMS AGYW (20-24) enrolled in Stepping Stones successfully linked to Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) services.
  • 13 051

    The number of active DREAMS beneficiaries that completed at least the DREAMS primary package of evidence-based services/interventions.


    The number of DREAMS AGYW (15-24) successfully linked to Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) services.

    90 717

    The number of youth reached online through Choma Magazine.
  • The number of orphans and vulnerable children (<18 years old) with HIV status reported (92 257break down as follows:

    14 633

    Reported HIV Positive.

    14 624

    Reported HIV Positive and currently receiving ART.

    74 160

    Reported HIV negative.

    3 463

    Status not reported/unknown.

Our Featured Projects

All Projects
Preventing HIV/AIDS in Vulnerable Populations
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HIVSA has been implementing OVCA&Y programs with the United States President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) funding since 2012.

Working in close collaboration with the Provincial Department of Social Development (DSD) and the Provincial Department of Health (DoH) in Gauteng province in the City of Johannesburg (COJ), City of Tshwane (COT) and Sedibeng. Read more...

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Choma launched in 2013 and aims to empower young South African women between the ages of 15 and 25 years, through the platform of an interactive online magazine, accessible on mobile phones.

We aim to provide youth with 24/7 access to a wide arrange of popular and resonating lifestyle content but more importantly information on HIV and Sexual Reproductive Health so that they can make informed decisions in their lives. Read more...

Read Our Success Stories

Successes should be celebrated. That is what we have done by identifying success stories of our services, partners and beneficiaries.

Sep 28, 2021
HIVSA- Creating Opportunities for Youth

HIVSA has worked in the HIV space since its inception in March 2002. While our initial work focused on HIV...

Aug 21, 2021
Empowered to prioritize Sexual Reproductive Health amid COVID-19

Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW) often find that they need support to empower them to take ownership of their...

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