Community Garden!

The first vegetable plot for the community garden in Tshezi village has been planted!  The BI sent their Peace Corps Volunteer Sam (their unofficial permagarden expert) with a bag of seedlings to teach a group of TEBA workers from the Community Workers Program how to plant a sustainable, low maintenance, food garden.  After collecting rusty … READ MORE

Help from the Healers!

Nomzingisi and Sam are reaching out to the local sangomas (traditional healers) for their help in getting HIV/AIDS awareness out into the community.  According to Wikipedia, about 60% of South Africans consult traditional healers.  For many remote villages sangomas are the sole providers of holistic treatment where modern “western medicine” is virtually nonexistent with the … READ MORE