Award-Winning Phelophepa

2011: The Honor Society of Nursing:

Sigma Theta Tau International Archon Award to the Train of Hope. on October 31, 2012 in Texas USA. The award was given in recognition of Phelophepa’s work and dedication to providing primary health care services and education to South Africa’s most remote rural areas.

2008:United Nations Public Service Award:

For improving the delivery of services through the Phelophepa Health Care Train. It is the most prestigious international recognition of excellence in public service. The outstanding achievement of this train has demonstrated excellence in serving public interests and made a significant contribution towards the improvement of public administration in South Africa.

2007: Impumelelo Innovations Trust Award:

Platinum Award for Service Excellence.


2004: Mail & Guardian Award:

Investing in life; the most innovating HIV/AIDS Program.

2004: Black Business Quarterly:

Corporate Social Investment Project of the year.

2003: Community Builder of the Year Award:

Sowetan/Old Mutual Award & South African Broadcasting Corporation.



2000: National Television and Video Association Award:

Hero of the Hills (A documentary on Phelophepa)

A New War in Africa (A Phelophepa documentary focusing on the Aids crisis in South Africa)

1999: Computerworld Smithsonian Award:

Washington, DC. Laureate winner for visionary use of information technology to enhance social/economic aspects: medicine category.

1998: Professional Management Review Empowerment Award:

Category: Primary Health Care