We believe that people who are affected by health conditions should have the right and the means to take part in the development of solutions.
We pioneer approaches that change the balance of power between citizens and healthcare systems.
Project Zvandiri is a collaborative initiative between The SHM Foundation and Africaid Zvandiri aimed at supporting CATS (Community Adolescent Treatment Supporters) with issues they are faced with.
Project Ember is a collaboration between The SHM Foundation and the Mental Health Innovation Network that finds, connects and supports grassroots innovation in mental health in low-resource contexts.
Project Insaka is a collaborative initiative between The SHM Foundation and Zambart aimed at addressing the mental health and wellbeing needs of HIV positive pregnant and feeding mothers in Lusaka, Zambia.
Khuluma is a mobile phone support group initiative aimed at addressing the mental health and wellbeing needs of HIV positive adolescents in South Africa.
160 Characters aims to develop an interdisciplinary art, health and humanities methodology for understanding the mental health needs of HIV positive adolescents, through analysis of text message data collected in Project Khuluma.
Zumbido Health is an initiative that makes social support groups accessible, immediate and anonymous using the power of digital technologies.
Khuluma Khulisani is a mentor programme consisting of participants who have been part of our Khuluma project and have shown a keen interest in staying involved in the programme.
Help us empower adolescents living with HIV in South Africa by donating towards our Khuluma Khulisani Mentor Programme.