Reabona High School - Tswlelang Township
The Maquassi Hills area, located in the North West Province of South Africa, was selected as the location for the second G.I.R.R.L Project. The Reabona High School in the Tswlelang Township near Wolmaransstad hosted the first G.I.R.R.L for 2009.
To date the project has been completed with all major milestones achieved. Twenty students of the Reabona High School have completed the G.I.R.R.L. Project training programme with eighteen receiving awards for participation and two for attendance.
All participants have received certificates in Peer Education from North West University HIV/AIDS Programme as well as certificates in Buddy Aid from Global Learning Services. Thirteen full-day sessions were conducted over a timeframe of three weeks (June 29 - July 15 2009) hosted by skilled facilitators from the private and public sectors as well as academia.
The community event was held on 8 August 2009 at the Maranatha Church in the Chris Hani community within the Tswlelang Township with approximately 275 persons in attendance from the school, community, local government, disaster sector and North-West University.