About Show Me Your Number
A journey of a thousand miles starts with the first step! Show Me Your Number! Vula Vala!
The first step was in 2006, Mabalane Mfundisi and Jonas Montsho approached SAFPU through the then General Secretary (Sipho Ndzuzo) and Deputy General Secretary (Thulaganyo Gaoshubelwe) and HIV Coordinator (Ronny Zondi) to propose an annual soccer game that SAFPU and would host to raise funds and promote the involvement of SAFPU and their members in the fight against HIV and AIDS. The project would be in the form of an annual soccer match called Show Me Your Number. The project was started in 2007 and operated until 2020 when it was transformed into an institution called Show Me Your Number.
In June 2010 in, Show Me Your Number arrangement as a project was annulled and Show Me Your Number HIV Prevention Project was born. The organisation was registered as a Section 21 Company not-for-profit as well as an Non Profit Company. A Board of Directors with Simba Marumo as the founding Chairperson and Mabalane Mfundisi as the Executive Director and Glen Makhado as Operations Director (Glen passed away in March 2011 (may his soul rest in peace) was put in place in July 2010 to run the affairs of Show Me Your Number. Other founding board members included Ronny Zondi, Dr. Kagiso Zakes Motene, Sydney “Metro” Hadebe, Doreen Kosi, Lindy Mkhize, Mthetho Tshemese, Dumisane Motsamai, Philane Nongogo, Arthur Zwane, Tsepo Ntsoane, Philemonn (Phil) Masinga, Sydney Hadebe (Sydney replaced Simba as the Chairperson in June 2012 after Simba’s resignation). This founding Board served its term until the end of 2013.
In 2009, Show Me Your Number was mandated by the sector organizations to become the Secretariat of the South African National AIDS Council (SANAC) Sport & Entertainment Sector (later renamed the Sport, Arts & Culture Sector) that was chaired by Dr. Victor Ramathesele with Mabalane Mfundisi as the Coordinator of the Secretariat. In 2012, Dr. Ramathesele’s term expired