South Africa Red Cross

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Welcome to SARCS

The South African Red Cross Society is part of the world's Largest Humanitarian Movement.

The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is the world's Largest Humanitarian Network with an estimated 16 million members world wide.

The Movement is neutral and impartial, and provides protection and assistance to people affected by disasters and conflicts.

  • Red Cross allows me to sleep peacefully at night

    Monica Gumede 1

    Monica Gumede began her journey at Red Cross in 1988 by assisting the Red Cross with numerous political casualties as a result of the riots. People could not go to the hospitals due to politcial issues.
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  • Nelson Mandela's experience of the Red Cross

    Nelson Mandela

    “In those early years, the International Committee of the Red Cross was the only organisation that both listened to our complaints and responded to them, this was vital because the authorities ignored us”
    Former President Nelson Mandela in his biography Long Walk to Freedom.
  • "Peer Education will always be my real home"


    Sfiso Mkhize: Peer Team Leader 
    I would like to take this opportunity to thank the members of the South African Red Cross Society. It is a very painful day for me, as I am leaving this family today. As the Zulu idiom states: “ukuwa kwenye indlu ukuvuka kwenye indlu.” I believe that there is someone within the Peer Education Programme that will follow in my footsteps.
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Did you know???

Every day 148 People die of TB.  

KWAZULU-NATAL has the most amount of people infected with TB in South Africa.

Join The Red Cross in our endaveour to Reach, Treat and Cure Everyone with TB.

TB can be cured!!!


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