• Choma Project

    Digitally engaging with youth on topics of Sexual Reproductive Health and HIV so that they can make informed life decisions.
  • Linkages

    Linkage officers tracing clients to link them into treatment in Johannesburg Inner City.
  • Preventing HIV/AIDS in Vulnerable Population

    Enhancing the quality, comprehensiveness and sustainability of care and support services to improve resilience, health and well-being of Orphans and Vulnerable Children, Adolescents and Youth (OVCA&Y).
  • SBI Project

    The SBI project relates to promoting generic responsible alcohol use within communities.
  • Discovery Project

    Capacity building initiatives targeting Community Health Workers that are providing Health Care related services.
  • Accelerating Programme Achievements to Control the Epidemic

    Ensuring that targeted interventions are employed to find undiagnosed HIV positive individuals at community level and link them into treatment.
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

oCT 2021- DEC 2021
  • 79 581

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

    2 207

    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

    14 357

    Reported HIV Positive
  • 14 353

    Reported HIV Positive and currently receiving ART

    38 188

    Reported HIV negative.


    Status not reported/unknown
  • 4 573

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

    133 662

    The number of new youth reached online through Choma Magazine.

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.

April 24, 2024

HAPPY MOSOMA. Meet Mr. Peter Mosoma, a resilient single parent facing the challenges of raising his children in the wake...

April 24, 2024

BY: L I N A H  C H A M B A N E. Linah Chambane's journey embodies the indomitable...

August 8, 2023
Word From The CEO: Choma Magazine Turns 10!

On Monday, the 31st of July 2023, we celebrated a big milestone: Our #ChomaMagazineTurned10! We are proud to celebrate Choma’s 10...

April 18, 2023
Choma Café Changed The Life of Palesa Ramakhetheng

Palesa Ramakhetheng Palesa Ramakhetheng is a beneficiary at Khomanani community-based organisation in Vlakfontein in the south of the City of...

October 21, 2022
With determination and hard work, one can reach the stars - Linda Zondi's story

With determination and hard work, one can reach the stars. Linda Zondi's story Linda Zondi is a beneficiary at Sinethemba...

August 2, 2022

HIVSA AND YES4YOUTH MAKING FIRST JOBS MEANINGFUL   As an organisation that champions health and social development, strengthening unemployed youth’s...

March 28, 2022
High Tea, Hats and Highly Powerful Women: “Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow.” - International Women’s Day 2022

HIVSA initiates a movement for gender equality in HIV Prevention   According to the UNAIDS “Prevention Gap Report” (2016), gender...

September 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...

August 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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