Gert Sibande


Welcome to the Gert Sibande office

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Address:                       44 De Clerq Street

                                      Ermelo, 2350

Phone number:            017-811-5085


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About our district:

This is one of the 6 model districts and is located in Mpumalanga province. Since its inception 01 March 2009 we have seen the rapid growth in TAC branches, visibility and the address of some of the health challenges in the public health system particularly around the HIV/AIDS programmes. The district has three interrelated programmes namely Prevention Treatment Literacy, Community Health Advocacy(CHA) and Policy Communication and Research. The CHA programme has attached to it the PWA sector and the Women’s Sector.

Meet our staff:

District Advocacy and Communications Coordinator: Ms Thandi Maluka

DOB: 1968/09/17

Person living openly with HIV status

Have 4 children: 3 girls and 1 boy

Place of residence: White river Kwabhokweni

Formal training: Basic science of HIV in workplace, project management, operational management for HIV coordinators

Interest/hobbies: activist, women issues (incl lesbians & pleasure executives)



Office administrator/receptionist: Ms Dudu Mtsweni

DOB: 1975/09/10

Place of residents: Ermelo

Formal Training: B- administration degree

Interest/hobbies: feminism, activism, God fearing, reading magazines, watching TV, extrovert personality


District Operations Officer: Mr Linda Mavuso

DOB: 1983/07/21

Place of Birth: Matsulu-Nelspruit

Formal Training: None

Interest/hobbies: activism, soccer


Community Mobilising Officer:  Mr Sizwe Moloi

DOB: 1984/09/17

Place of Residence: Standerton

Formal training: Treatment literacy, HIV/AIDS in workplace, Operations management, reproductive health.

Interests/hobbies: activism, soccer

Housekeeper: Ms Simpiwe Nqobile Nkosi

DOB: 1986/07/14

Place of Residence: Ermelo

Formal Training: completed N3 Electrical engineering Gert Sibande College

Interests/hobbies: reading magazines, watching TV, volleyball, soccer