Speaking for Change

The Department of Social Development (DSD) recently held a forum meeting to discuss challenges and concerns faced by the communities and organizations of the Eastern Cape.  Nomzingisi and Sam attended the meeting as representatives of the Bulungula Incubator (BI) to express their concerns.  The  South African Police service, Elliotdale Family Preservation Program, and Donald Woods … READ MORE

Graduation!

We are happy to announce the successful graduation of our 9 Community Care Workers from the Zingisa Rehabilitation training program. Along with learning general home based care and first aid, the program provided lessons on counseling, basic nursing and checking vital signs.  During the training, the care workers receive both classroom instruction and hands-on practical … READ MORE

Checkmate!

The After School Program has introduced the children to the board game of strategic conquest, Chess!  As many of the children were unfamiliar with board games, not even knowing how to play checkers, it was a slow process explaining all the different pieces and how they move on the board, and then teaching the basic … READ MORE

Paper Beads!

The BI’s After School Program had a special guest visit to teach the children how to make bracelets and necklaces using homemade paper beads.  Using magazines, newspaper, scrap paper, even candy wrappers, the kids cut out triangles and roll them onto toothpicks.  The rolled paper is coated with watery glue and left to dry.  The … READ MORE