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Organization Contact Information

Name: Thabo Mwale TB Foundation
Street 1: Molefe Makinta Highway
Street 2: Zone 15
City: Tshwane
Province: Gauteng
Post Code: 0208
Country: South Africa
Phone: 082 714 6171
Organization Email:
Web Site:
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Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Michael
Last Name: Mashiyane
Title: Project Director
Phone: 082 714 6171

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Josephine
Last Name: Motsepe
Title: Project Coordinator
Phone: 078 737 3158

General Information

Board Constituency: Foundation
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
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Organization Type - Primary: Foundation
Organization Type - Secondary: Charitable / Philanthropic Foundation
Organization Description:


The Thabo Mwale TB Foundation (TMTBF) is a charitable foundation dedicated to combat tuberculosis (TB) and HIV. It was founded in 2005 by Thabo Mwale a TB survivor. The foundation is governed by a board of directors whose charge is primarily to assist with strategy development, projects identification and prioritisation, raise money for tuberculosis/HIV control projects within the foundation.
The foundation operates in three Provinces, namely Gauteng, North West and Mpumalanga Province. The Advisory Board has 7 members chairperson, coming from the health sector, Private Sector and Finance.

Our Vision

A community that is free from Tuberculosis and HIV.
Our Goal
To educate and inform the community on the symptoms, impact, danger, illness and integrated treatment of tuberculosis/HIV and other related matters.
The goals of TMTBF are closely aligned with the National Strategy Plan (NSP) and the Millenium Goal target (MDG) to combat TB and HIV in South Africa through Advocacy, Communication and Social Mobilisation (ACSM).

Our Objectives includes:

- To create awareness on TB/HIV in the community
- To pursue a quality DOTS expansion and enhancement
- To address TB/HIV, MDRT-TB and other challenges
- To contribute to health systems strengthening
- To involve all care providers and relevant NGO’s
- To identify and engage people with TB and affected communities

Our Services

ACSM (Advocacy Communication and Social Mobilization)
• Mobilize community members’ commitment for TB
• Increase awareness and knowledge about TB
• Improve case detection and treatment adherence
• Influence attitude and behavioral change, especially combat stigma and discrimination.
• Engage different stakeholders in all activities.
• Empower people affected with TB
• Capacity building at all levels i.e.; NGO’s, CBO’s, traditional healers and multi-cultural and racial communities
• Forge partnerships with other organizations.
• Distribute TB IEC materials targeting patients, family members, co
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Specializations / Areas of Work

Delivery of health services and care
Research and Development

Other Organization Information

Total number of staff in your organization: 11 - 25
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 11 - 25
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Media
If you were informed or referred by another partner of the Stop TB Partnership please tell us who:
Why do you wish join the Stop TB Partnership: Technical assistance and advice
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: United Kingdom
Are you in contact with your national TB programme: Yes
Please tell us how your organization is contributing to your country's national TB control plan:
The foundation is well recognized by National TB Control programm. We support and attend all National Event also participate on the TB Day planning. We volunter to deliver the information that a run by the Department. The founder of the foundation is also a TB Ambassador in the region

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: South Africa
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)
South Africa


Please tell us how your organization will contribute to the Global Plan to Stop TB by briefly describing its involvement in any of the areas of work listed below:

TB Care Delivery:
We provide workshops to Dot supporters to work with TB patients

Drug-Resistant TB:
We provide awareness to TB patients and counceling for their treatment.


Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: October 19, 2010
Last updated: October 15, 2014