Human Rights and Paralegal Workshop

Over the last four days the Bulungula Incubator’s Tess Peacock has been running a Basic Human Rights and Paralegal Workshop. The Bulungula Lodge generously hosted us and we had 25 participants from nine different organisations all along the Wild Coast present! The aim of the workshop was three-fold.  First, it aimed to introduce participants to … READ MORE

Bringing hearing tests to our villages

Through Innovation Edge (http://innovationedge.org.za/), an organisation that invests in inventive ideas for early childhood development, we were connected with Hearscreen (http://www.hearscreen.com/). Hearscreen have developed a smartphone application that can be used in combination with a specially designed set of earphones for hearing testing. In the past, hearing tests could only be done in a testing … READ MORE

Nation Building Fund

The National Development Plan (NDP) is the blue print for Government’s nation building initiatives.   The Medium Term Strategic Framework (MTSF) has 14 outcome measures to assess Government’s contribution to the NDP. Of which outcome 14 is a crosscutting outcome that requires the different government departments and public entities to contribute towards social cohesion and nation … READ MORE

Bulungula is Building an Impact Database

Just last month we hosted some of the Hex team (Hexagonal) who are working on the Bulungula Incubator’s online database.  We currently collect a lot of data about our community.  For example, population size, gender, weight at birth, born at home/at the clinic, HIV rates, TB rates, chronic conditions, treatment adherence, breastfeeding rates, malnutrition, attendance … READ MORE