Volunteer profile: Camilla

Posted on: 26th July 2017

Camilla has been volunteering with Body & Soul for over two years now and has gone above and beyond in dedicating her skills, experience and time to our community. From…

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Quarterly Report – Q1 2017: Focus on childhood

Posted on: 28th June 2017

We know that our childhood stays with us throughout our lives, so at Body & Soul we are committed to ensuring our youngest members receive the best possible start in…

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Case study: Ruby

Posted on: 28th June 2017

12-year-old Ruby has been attending Body & Soul since her mother, Maria, registered in 2008. She is a member of Base, our programme for 10-12 year olds affected by HIV….

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Challenging the status quo – it’s never too early to start

Posted on: 2nd March 2017

With the right intervention at the right time, the Body & Soul model of care builds hope and resilience among members. Many of our programmes are built around resilience training…

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The importance of social support – it’s not just psychological

Posted on: 25th October 2016

Bianca Karpf is Partnerships and Programmes Manager at Body & Soul. Here she looks back at the three months from July to September and talks about some of the themes…

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The BaSe: Thinking about Social Justice

Posted on: 26th February 2015

With February coming to an end and spring approaching, the BaSe group has started thinking about their new theme for the next month: Empathy and Social Justice. A nice, big…

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Making plans to be, enjoy, have and try in 2015

Posted on: 14th January 2015

Yesterday, the BaSe group kicked off 2015 with a discussion about their goals in the coming year. As always there was a healthy mix of creativity and ambition! Here is a…

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Can you help make Christmas?

Posted on: 21st November 2014

Those of you well-versed in Body & Soul’s Christmas activities will know that for the last fortnight of the year we transform the building into a magical wonderland for the…

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BaSe “Aware”: One Year On

Posted on: 22nd October 2014

In August 2013, Body & Soul lowered the threshold at which younger members attending groups need to be aware of how HIV affects their lives to 10 years old. This…

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Everyday Superheroes

Posted on: 18th September 2014

Last night the BaSe were sharing their experiences of courage and bravery. As an ice-breaker, we asked them who their ‘everyday superheroes’ were… My Mum Gandhi My Mum Mum and…

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