Annual Academic Day 2018
Annual Academic Day 2018
The 62nd Annual Academic Day (2018) took place on 29 August 2018 at the Stellenbosch University Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.
The research poster presentation "Neurodevelopmental and behavioural outcome of HIV-exposed uninfected infants from the Mother and Infant Study, Cape Town at 3 years" led by Dr PE Springer and funded by HOPE Cape Town was on display at the 62nd Annual Academic Day.
The poster display includes "NGO initiated research - translating community needs to academia" compiled by a complete HOPE Cape Town team - Dr A Houston, Prof W Preiser and Prof M Esser.
HOPE Cape Town's visit to Dallas, USA
Partnership Bavaria - Western Cape
The Bavarian One World Days and Fair Trade Congress took place on 22 – 23 June 2018 in Augsburg/Germany. Participants amongst others were the Vice President of the German Parliament Claudia Roth, Members of the National, Bavarian and European Parliaments as well as the Chair of the HOPE Cape Town Trust Rev Fr Stefan Hippler.
All the colors of the rainbow
Visit at the Federal Minister of Health in Berlin
Word of Greetings – Consul General Matthias Hansen
HOPE Cape Town’s Chairperson presents at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
Rev Fr Stefan Hippler was invited by Emeritus Professor William Chafe to deliver a presentation at Duke University on April, 9th. The large audience that gathered in the Old Chem building were both mesmerised and inspired by the discussion entitled PROJECT HOPE – FIGHTING INEQUALITY IN A FRAGMENTED SOCIETY.
We look forward to hosting Professor Chafe and students of the Duke Foreign Service Programme for three weeks in June 2018 when they will volunteer their services to a variety of non-profit organisations and community-based projects in Cape Town.
Zeit Reisen visits HOPE Cape Town
HOPE Cape Town is a proud partner of ZEIT REISEN and it was a pleasure for us to welcome the first visitor group in Blikkiesdorp. Rev. Fr. Stefan Hippler introduced the group to our organisation and our work. For more information about ZEIT REISEN please click the following link: https://zeitreisen.zeit.de/reise/suedafrika-kunst-natur/
A delegation from Bavarian Parliament visits HOPE Cape Town
From 12th to 15th February 2018 a delegation from the Bavarian Parliament visited the Western Cape to see partner projects from NGOs in Bavaria and to meet members of the Western Cape Provincial Parliament. The One World Network of Bavaria, who initiated the delegation in the context of the partnership between the Western Cape and Bavaria, prepared the programme. The delegation visited HOPE Cape Town among other NGOs and institutions on 15th February 2018. For more information please click on www.bavaria-westerncape.de/news
HOPE Cape Town USA Director Auntjuan (Mr Community) Wiley
Our heartiest congratulations to Auntjuan (Mr Community) Wiley who was elected new President and CEO of C.U.R.E. Inc on 2nd January 2018. Auntjuan is a director of HOPE Cape Town USA, our sister organisation based in Dallas, USA. C.U.R.E. (acronym for Community, Unity, Respect, Education) is a non-profit organisation resolved to combat the continuing risks and stigma associated with HIV/AIDS and is based in Dallas/Fort Worth.
USA Director Stacie McNulty
We are so proud to announce that HOPE Cape Town USA Director, Stacie Greskowiak McNulty, is a finalist for the 2017 Outstanding Corporate Award for Public Service & Pro Bono. For more information read Mark Curriden’s article published in The Texas Lawbook.