CharisHealth Wellness joins with financial institutions, foundations, NGOs,
faith-based organizations, and indigenous enterprises to ensure
long term sustainability and to enable healthcare, term care and
medications for the poor and disenfranchised.
Our ability to deliver results is made possible through cross-sector initiatives, which
combined the resources of multiple public and private organizations.
Our work in South Africa has benefited tremendously from input
on many fronts, particularly from Archbishop Mthethwa, President Jacob Zuma,
his Majesty King Goodwill, Mrs Yaki and Mrs NP Nkonyeni (Speaker, and former KZN MEC for Health),
affectionately known to all, as Peggy.
CharisHealth Wellnessis is the personal initiative of President
Zuma and Archbishop Mthethwa. All share our passion for the
delivery of services into vulnerable communities.
was a major contributor to the Department of Social Development
HIV and AIDS and STI Strategic Plan for South Africa, 2007-2011.
derived from our research and operational experiences in KZN,
namely, Isipingo, Melmoth, Nongoma, Valley of 1000 Hills.
In addition to his several
responsibilities serving on regional and national government
committees and agencies, Archbishop Mthethwa is the global
head of the St. John's Apostolic Church. We are pleased to have the Archbishop and Jacob Zuma's son, Duduzane Zuma, as senior
members of the CharisHealth team.
Our international team of
scientific, medical, religious, community and business
advisors, provides direction and guidance in the critical assessment and
application of our Healthcare and Social Welfare systems that
are currently being deployed across South Africa.
The work of facilitating and improving
humanitarian outreach programs
begins with careful collaboration and respect for the key goals
of all prospective partners.
Donor organizations and individuals expect results and that money
goes to helping people and providing care. CharisHealth Wellness realises
the importance of coordinating programs with funding agency
goals and objectives. We are committed to providing accurate, open
and sustained reporting to all partner and donor organizations. By
maintaining effective and affordable programs, public and private
organisations see higher yields for their investment both in the
number of patients treated relative to cost and in the continued
sustainability of independent projects.
Only a unified effort by many players can suitably impact the
health crisis in Africa and around the globe. At the same time,
the utmost care must be taken to ensure care is delivered in a
lean and focused campaign. First and foremost, our
approach means cutting through barriers
and making life sustaining services available in real terms.
important that government partner community and service
stakeholders such as CharisHealth if we are to realise
affordable and effective care in our communities. We do not
have a magic wand or unlimited resources and so must harness
the opportunity to benefit from their knowledge, experience
President Jacob Zuma.