About Ethembeni Care Centre

It is a registered step down care Facility founded in 1996. It is situated at Amangwe Village (Kwambonambi) which was donated by Mondi Business Paper in 2002. The Centre has 200 bed capacity, providing significant scope for future development. 90% of the patients are transferred from Ngwelezane Hospital.

>> It Was established primarily for use by employees self sustainability.
>> In 2002 the demand increased-Mondi Business Paper donated Amangwe village for use.
>> In 2003 a new 18 bed facility was opened at Amangwe.
>> On 31 August 2005 ECC registered as section 21 company.
>> ECC entered into Service Level agreement with DoH to provide operational sustainability.

ECC always provides an excellent service to patients and community members who are affected or infected by HIV/AIDS. The voluntary counseling and testing, social security, antiretroviral drugs education program buddy system gives hope to their lives. Participating in world AIDS day ceremony makes them to feel loved and welcomed knowing that they have support from the community.