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Rural pre schoolers learn when touching is abuse

May 7, 2019
OurHealth  

With rampant sexual abuse countrywide, children are often unaware that they are being abused. Armed with a teddy bear, four women from Limpopo are giving these children the chance to speak up about abuse.

Water crises sweep country

March 26, 2019
Features  

Forget power cuts. What is happening to our water supply is much more serious. After two decades of little or no maintenance of municipal sewerage plants, corruption and indifference, South Africans are vulnerable to medieval, water-borne diseases and something even more serious: thirst.

Water crisis hits Limpopo villagers hard

February 1, 2017
OurHealth  

Despite the Limpopo Department of Health’s drive to warn rural villagers not to drink contaminated river water, residents are continuing to do so as the dirty water is all they have access to.

Limpopo water shortage worsens as drought conditions continue

September 7, 2016
News   OurHealth  

Limpopo residents are hard hit by the drought, as their situation continues to get worse. Residents of Madobi village, near Makhado, are now struggling to get drinking water as many of the boreholes in the area have dried up.

The politics of dry taps and broken toilets

June 6, 2016
Municipal Elections  

Ongoing water shortages and broken toilets are sparking protests in Limpopo and Mpumalanga in the run-up to the municipal elections.

Sports day for farmworkers in Vhembe

August 29, 2013
OurHealth   Rural Health  

MEC for Sport, Arts and Culture, Merriam Ramadwa has encouraged farmworkers to participate in sport in order to keep their bodies healthy.

Community cleans clinic

Community members and patients of Matavhela Clinic in Vhembe spent their 67 minutes on Mandela Day cleaning their clinic, but they don’t only help on one day a year, because they say they value their clinic highly.