Main Issues

In 2008 – 2009, Soul Action carried out an audit of the issues imapcting the eThekwini Municipality, an area covering 2,292 sq km, with a population of 3.5 million.

According to our audit of 135 people, projects and churches the top issues facing the poor and marginalised are:

1. HIV and Aids

Those suffering the consequences of AIDS or HIV infection, or caring for AIDS sufferers.

Efforts to reduce new infections have had some success, but changing people’s behaviour takes time and factors that increase the risk of infection – such as poverty, social instability, illiteracy, sexual violence, and gender inequalities – cannot be addressed in the short term.

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In 2008 the South African health department estimated that 1.5 million children had lost their parents to Aids, by 2015 that number is expected to grow as high as 5.7 million. The impact of HIV and Aids has a deep and lasting affect on communities.

2. Orphans and Vunerable Children

Children who have lost or been estranged from their parents. Children who now carry parental responsibilities e.g. child-headed household.

3. Domestic Abuse

The physical, sexual or emotional abuse of children by family members or family friends.

For general results from eThekwini:

For details of the main activities in eThekwini: