Ntombi Ncube - Social Worker We introduced our psychosocial support services for the staff and beneficiaries, this programme has helped us to remind those we serve to be mindful of their mental health. One of our Social Workers, Ntombi Ncube said: “There are millions of people in the world who live in extremely difficult circumstances and suffer emotionally. Numerous people live in chronic poverty and live through hardships in our townships, informal settlements and peri urban areas. They may experience loss of family, friends and livelihoods and may confront extreme stressors such as violent deaths, sexual violence or [...]
Philips South Africa Commercial (Pty) Limited, in collaboration with Rhiza Babuyile is strengthening community and primary health by extending an existing mobile health clinic into a Mini-Community Life Centre (CLC) in Orange Farm, Gauteng. The Mini-CLC is a holistic community-driven facility that is designed to provide access to quality primary health services where it is needed the most. The collaborative commitment to improving the health outcomes for residents in the area started with the introduction of a mobile clinic in March 2018, with the aim to relieve pressure from government clinic. Through the mobile clinic, and now the Mini-CLC, the residents of Orange Farm are [...]
The community of Diepsloot accepted the Heart of the Nation challenge and came to cycle for a good course. The campaign was to make people aware of heart diseases and educate them on the diet and exercises needed for a healthy heart. About 300 people had a chance to cycle against each other for 10 minutes. The day was worth the sweat as people learned a lot about heart diseases. Congratulations to Refilwe Mokomane who won herself an airfryer, courtesy of Philips. Thanks to our partners for making this possible, and to Sloot FM for helping us reach out to the [...]
We are very happy that recently we have been able to launch a new Mobile Medical Clinic in Tembisa Township. Thanks to our partners Contribute and Philips, Rhiza Babuyile was able to open the 5th clinic of its kind, on the road. For the community this is something entirely new. And for people to get accustomed to having the Mobile Clinic around, and to take the step to visit, we have started the outreach programme. The Mobile Clinic will be on the road in the township three times a week, and position in three different locations there. This way people get [...]
We are proud to have launched our newest mobile clinic in the community of Orange Farm on international women's day, 8 March 2018. Mothers, this is a good story to tell as you will have peace of mind knowing there is a clinic on wheels to serve you and your little ones. The clinic is expected to bridge the gap by supplying 1500 patients with access to maternal-child healthcare, dental care, TB and HIV/AIDS healthcare per month. “The Orange Farm mobile clinic is the fifth collaborative project between Philips and Rhiza Babuyile,” says Rhiza Babuyile Chairman, Alef Meulenberg. We wouldn't have [...]
The Orange Farm students had a motivational day when Puleng Sirengqe, a motivational speaker visited their centre and spoke about the importance of healthy diet. He spoke about how people should be on the lookout for what they consume, as some foods may be a risk to their health. He told the students that keeping a healthy diet has a lot of positive impacts like staying energized, having a balanced metabolism, the brain functions well and it keeps your skin healthy. “It is important to eat healthy so that you can reduce the risk of contracting diseases or sicknesses,” he said. [...]
Rhiza Babuyile together with its partners launched a clinic and business hub for the community of Hani Park in Welkom. Hope has indeed sprung as the community people will have access to healthcare and future entrepreneurs will enjoy doing business in their new office spaces.
Today the Prime Minister of Flanders, Geert Albert Bourgeois, visited the Mobile Clinic in Diepsloot, accompanied by a delegation on trade mission in South Africa. We are very proud and honoured by this special visit. Pictured is Mr Bourgeoius with Alef. Alef, Rush and other personnel informed the visitors about the care and advice the clinic offers, as well as its aims.