Getting Mobile

Nomzingisi and her dedicated team of Community Care Workers have made another small intervention with a big impact. Nomzingisi helps scores of community members every day to access social grants, pension fund payments and report relevant cases to social workers along with providing support in solving a range of other household difficulties. While this work … READ MORE

Health Matters

When our first Community Health Day was held in Nqileni in April attendance was mainly by the older people in the village. Because the Health Day workshop focused on issues about HIV/AIDS, Health in Pregnancy and other sexual and reproductive health issues, we needed to attract more young people. For the Health Days that followed, … READ MORE

Water Works

After their initial fact finding trip earlier in the year, the CSIR returned last week to engage members of the community in developing a plan for optimal water resource usage. The CSIR, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, has a lot of clever people who develop technologies that can be very useful in these parts! … READ MORE

The Eye-Team strikes again!

Dr. Will Mapham, the Baz Bus, Lungile Backpackers, the Bulungula Lodge and the Bulungula Incubator have done it again! In August this year, through their commitment to community development, this team came together to make it possible for a blind man to see. Dr. Will, an old friend of the community who worked at the … READ MORE

Fresh fruit and vegetables in abundance from our garden

Rich soil, enough water and lots of hard work on the part of our gardeners: the perfect recipe for a productive, organic vegetable garden! The Jujurha Preschool children have enjoyed  giant bananas produced in sufficient quantities to give them a whole banana each – what a feast! Every day Thembekile and Nomphumzile pick fresh spinach, … READ MORE