South African Heroes – Carol Hofmeyr

Dr Carol Hofmeyr lives in the tiny hamlet of Hamburg in the Eastern Cape on the Keiskamma River, a small community ravaged by poverty and HIV. She offers living proof that art is good medicine. She is the founder of The Keiskamma Trust is a unique project in one of the poorest areas of South Africa. The Trust combines the medical care of AIDS and HIV sufferers with ambitious art projects, which enable women to learn new skills and earn money to support themselves and their families.

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