The Impilo Initiative
Seed the change for
We are a not for profit organisation with a simple goal
to provide girls and women with the knowledge and power to take their health into their own hands.
by delivering first-world healthcare through digital health solutions and technology
South Africans living with HIV
New cases of HIV in adolescents aged 15-19 per year
Maternal mortality rate (compared to 1.1% of New Zealand)
How can help?
Your second-hand devices go directly to rural communities to support digital health solutions. Please send all devices to
The Impilo Initiative
L1, 28 Customs St East
Auckland, New Zealand 1010
with your name and contact details.
Our Caretakers are the women behind ensuring everything runs smoothly in the villages. They go to great efforts to encourage women to seek medical advice through Impilo and facilitate the e-appointments. For just $10 a month, you can make sure we always have a Caretaker on the ground.
Keen to sponsor a Caretaker? Simply fill in the form below:
We are always looking for enthusiastic volunteers! We have a number of different areas to get involved in including
- social media
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