History

2016

ZTVA Model Rolled out in Uganda

The ZTVA model was rolled out by the Population Council (in collaboration with UNHCR and other organisations) in 4 Ugandan refugee camps.

2014

TVEP Data Presented at Int’l AIDS Conference

Data from TVEP’s HIV and SGBV programmes were presented at the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia.

2010

TVEP Facilitates Vhembe CBO Creation

The Vhembe Civil Society Network is formed, bringing together 30 CBOs in the region.

2006

Inaugural ART Workshops for Children

In collaboration with Vhutshilo Mountain School, TVEP starts the first ART workshops for children.

2005

Zero Tolerance Village Alliance

TVEP’s strategy for encouraging positive changes in behaviour around SGBV was started in eight communities.

2004

Help Desks Established at Local Clinics

Our first 6 help desks open at local clinics, staffed with advisors who provide communities with referrals to a variety of health, trauma, and legal services.

2004

Second 24/7 Trauma Centre Opens

Our second 24/7 Trauma Centre is opened at Donald Fraser Hospital.

2004

Young Perpetrator Programme Piloted

The young perpetrator programme (YPP), for sex offenders under the age of 18 was developed and piloted with the assistance and guidance of Childline and the Teddy Bear Clinic.

2002

TVEP Formally Established

Thohoyandou Victim Empowerment Trust (TVEP) is established and formally registered as a not-for-profit organisation.

2002

Central Office Opens

TVEP secures a house in Sibasa for their central offices.

2001

First 24/7 Trauma Centre Opens

We opened our first 24/7, one-stop trauma centre at Tshilidzini Hospital, in partnership with SAPS and the South Africa Department of Health (DoH).

1997

Thohoyandou VEC Formed

The Thohoyandou Victim Empowerment Committee (VEC) is set up by the Community Policing Forum (CPF) and the South African Police Service (SAPS).