Kheth’Impilo AIDS Free Living is a South African Not for Profit Organisation, established in terms of The Non Profit Organisations Act, no.71 of 1997, with registration number: 070-577-NPO registered with the Department of Social Development. The Public Benefit Organisation is also a Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) Level 5 value added supplier with section 18A exemption status granted by the South African Revenue Services under reference number: PBO 930031217.
Kheth’Impilo is uniquely positioned to address HIV /AIDS and TB in the high prevalence districts throughout South Africa. The organisation’s mission is to support the South African Government in achieving its goals to scale up quality services for the management of HIV/AIDS and TB in the Primary Health Care sector, as outlined in the National Strategic Plan. The approach to the management of HIV /AIDS and TB differentiate Kheth’Impilo from others in the field.
The Organisation currently employs 1175 staff members nationally and provides support to 208 clinics throughout 8 districts with high HIV and TB prevalence namely; Eastern Cape (Nelson Mandela B Metro, Amathole), KwaZulu Natal (EThekwini, Amajuba, ILembe and UMgungundlovu), Mpumalanga (Ehlanzeni) and the Western Cape (Metro). In these districts Kheth’Impilo’s programmes scale up access to prevention, care, treatment and support services which contribute to the National Strategic Plan goals of reaching 80% of people living with HIV/AIDS and reducing new HIV infections by 50%.
Kheth’Impilo increases access to treatment and contributes to a reduced treatment gap. The organisation provides services for both adults and children in the form of high quality care that increases life expectancy, reduces mother to child HIV transmission leading to increased HIV survival.
An AIDS free generation in our time
Kheth'Impilo’s mission is to support the South African Government in achieving its goals for the scale up of quality services for the management of HIV/AIDS in the Primary Health Care sector as outlined in the National Strategic Plan.
- Passion for the work we do;
- Compassion for the people we serve;
- Service excellence for all our clients and partners;
- Transparency and accountability;
- Team work, collaboration and mutual respect;
- An innovation approach to strategic thinking;
- Justice and ethical approach to all that we do;
- A human rights approach to all we do;
- A environment that supports staff development, growth and up-skilling to;
- Increase knowledge and competence; and
- To stay abreast of new developments in the HIV field