Hope House joined hands in the commemoration of World AIDS Day
Hope House is a residential faith based hospice center and is part of Caritas Swaziland’s suite of HIV and AIDS support programs. It was officially opened in 2001. HIV AIDS clients & all terminally ill people, regardless of their religious affiliation, nationality, or age are able to utilize the services of Hope House. Accommodation is provided in individual furnished units.
It is centrally located in Manzini, which is virtually in the middle of Swaziland, making it accessible to clients from all four regions of the country. It is the only known center of its kind in Swaziland and Caritas Swaziland is the only known organization within the country that provides the full range of HIV and AIDS interventions from prevention and impact mitigation through palliative care.
Candle light memorial and World AIDS day
Candle light memorial day and World Aids day are celebrated in a big way at Hope House, we were indeed privileged to have the National Director NERCHA Mr. Khanya Mabuza, The CEO of city council Manzini, Our Bishop José and other committee members of Hope House, Fr. Larry M. Mr. William Kelly the National Caritas director etc.
We were able to admit & care for 380 clients and their care givers in the year 2014. We were able to empower 995 family members and other relatives with health education, counseling and incidental teaching.
CLIENT STATISTICS 2014
- Admitted at Hope House 2014 380
- Total Clients cared 380
- Minders 370
- Discharged from Hope House 326
- Died at Hope House 17
- Referred to RFM and other hospital 39
- Catholic 42
- Children 87
- Male 135
- Female 158