Speaker: Arnau van Wyngaard. Shiselweni Reformed Church Home-Based Care
Dr Arnau van Wyngaard has been serving for the past twenty five years as pastor of the Swaziland Reformed Church (Shiwelweni Congregation) and for 20 years as General Secretary of the Swaziland Reformed Church.
In 2006 he became Project Manager and CEO of Shiselweni Reformed Church Home-Based Care. He initiated the training of the first group of 32 home-based caregivers in an area in Swaziland, known as Dwaleni.
By the end of 2009, 770 caregivers in 24 different communities were involved in this project. Together they are caring for almost 2500 clients, most of whom would not have received much care.
In 2008 they received the Courageous Leadership Award, co-sponsored by World Vision and the Willow Creek Association for outstanding work done in the field of HIV and AIDS