Creating awareness on HIV/AIDS through music.

SASOLBURG - All roads will lead to Abrahamsrust Resort in Sasolburg for the annual Fezile Dabi HIV/AIDS Benefit Music Concert on the 25th of November. The annual concert will feature South Africa’s top acts like, Jonas Gwangwa, Caiphus Semenya,Jaziel brothers,  Zahara, Selaelo Selota, Stimela, Durban Nyts, Presss, Semito, Dudu Makhoba and many others.

As an annual event, the Fezile Dabi HIV/AIDS Benefit Music Concert seeks to create an ongoing HIV/AIDS public awareness campaign and further raise funds for various charity organisations within the district.

Each year the municipality selects a certain number of non-profit organisations as beneficiaries. To pursue a societal collective responsibility, the whole encompassing theme of this year’s event is “it begins with you”.  For the past years this concert has distributed more than R 6 million to more than twenty four non-governmental organizations across Fezile Dabi.

The municipality always strategically select the last week of November or first week of December in order to coincide with the commemoration of World Aids Day on 1st December. According to Fezile Dabi District Municipality, this initiative aims to support communities living with HIV/AIDS, by raising funds for their existing projects as well as to support organisations that inform, educate, advise and help communities by providing welfare, legal and counseling services, to people infected and affected by TB and HIV/AIDS.

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