Hey everyone! My name is Marieke de Boer and tomorrow I’ll travel to South Africa. The next three months I’ll be volunteering at Health Promoters. In addition to administrative tasks, I will assist the team in new, future projects. The final preparations have been made, the suitcase is packed, I am ready for it!
In township Khayelitsha in South Afrika lives Nombasa (18 years old). She works at the company Relate who produce the Health Promoters bracelets. Nombasa:’’Finally I was able to worry less about my income. Everytime I go to work, I get very happy. Those bracelets are so much fun to make. At the end of theRead more about The story of Nombasa: she makes a living by making bracelets for Health Promoters[…]
Nine organizations that further the spirit of Nelson Mandela have been named by the beautiful Dutch magazine ‘OOG VOOR AFRIKA’ (www.oogvoorafrika.nl ) and their advertisers. We, the Health Promoters are honored to be one of them. https://joom.ag/ozEY With many thanks to ‘OOG VOOR AFRIKA’ and their advertisers a must on your coffee table.
If you wait long enough it will finally happen. Yesterday afternoon Edward Muller, former CEO of the Surinamese Bank in Suriname signed on behalf of his fellow co-founders, Jim Bousaid, CEO of the Hakrin Bank in Suriname and Harold Robles, co-founder of Health Promotion South Africa Trust the official papers for the creation of “StichtingRead more about If you wait long enough it will finally happen; Health Promoters Suriname[…]
Our Youth Ambassador Nkazie-zimmie Dwezekile, also known as Nonka, took part in the competition Miss Africa Netherlands, on the 2nd of December this year. She already became Miss South Africa Netherlands, which is an amazing accomplishment. However she wanted to become the most beautiful African Lady of the Netherlands, which she already is. We are very proud of Nonka, our YouthRead more about Miss Africa the Netherlands[…]
BOOK RELEASE – ANNA MARIA, FL. November 2017 Reverence for Life: The Words of Albert Schweitzer Edited by Harold E. Robles Foreword by Roger Gamble Take part in creating a global compassion consciousness Gathered together for the first time in one place, Nobel Peace Prize-winner Albert Schweitzer’s words on ecology, human and animal rights, philosophy,Read more about Reverence for Life: The Words of Albert Schweitzer[…]
The Health Promoters in South Africa are very happy with the expansion of its team. Drs. Annemiek Dekker, a medical doctor from the Netherlands has joined our team as medical advisor and lecturer. Annemiek Dekker started volunteering since the beginning of this year. ‘When I heard about the Health Promoters and the positive impact theyRead more about Expansion Health Promoters team![…]
Compiled by Harold E. Robles Foreword by Roger Gamble, US Ambassador, Retired Publishing this book has long been the dream of compiler, Harold E. Robles, as from a young age he regarded Albert Schweitzer as his mentor and role model. ‘Selecting the words for this book from Albert Schweitzer’s oeuvre was difficult,’ Harold Robles commented,Read more about Reverence for Life, the words of Albert Schweitzer[…]
The poorest of the poor are the hardest to reach. They lack many of the basics for survival, such as food and water, but foremost among the basic human rights left unfulfilled is access to preventative health education. In many countries with fragile social systems, disadvantaged families and communities have nowhere to turn for evenRead more about Health Education: a Neglected Area of Human Rights[…]
On Thursday, 21st September, 2017, HPSA launched their new women’s upliftment programme called GrowStronger! at our Health Information Centre in Khayelitsha, Cape Town. 14 very enthusiastic ladies (see above) attended this first session, led by Senior Health Promoters Xoliswa Mhobo and Vuyelwa Mgidi. The women come from some of the poorest, most vulnerable areas ofRead more about Start of HPSA’S new women’s programme GrowStronger![…]