Preconception to Career


Promote early childhood development through a series of programs that support the education and care of learners throughout their student-lifetime.

Health & Nutrition

Ensure access to necessary healthcare for members of the community and run quality programs to promote health and wellness.

Sustainable Livelihoods

Support and promote the generation of a local economy that uses the valuable assets in the region to create local jobs and opportunities.

Vibrant Villages

Promote growth and vibrancy of youth through sport, art, and cultural programmes.

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Supporting our learners to get a second chance at a Matric certificate

We are committed to going the extra mile with our learners to ensure they can finish high school. Prior to the opening of the Bulungula College (BC) in 2019, there was no option for secondary school in our area, and no functional transport to other schools. The only...

A Bulungula History— independent tourism as a tool for rural development

The finding of the future Bulungula Lodge In 2002, Dave Martin (the founder of the Bulungula Lodge) set out to fulfil his vision of using backpacker/independent tourism as a tool for rural development in a remote African community, while simultaneously being an...

Providing young people with the support needed to ensure productive careers— not just certificates

Prior to the opening of the Bulungula College in 2019, as a result of not having a high school in our area, 95% of learners from our community dropped out before grade 12. As part of the founding vision of the Bulungula College, we wanted to ensure that every child...

The impact of the BI— the depth of our projects

Over the past 15, we have steadily built our programmes to span the spectrum of ‘Pre-conception to Career’. Our strategy has enabled us to scale the depth of our work for our direct beneficiaries, who number over 10,000 people. Our community’s children now benefit...

Job Skills Entrepreneurship Programme (JSEP) impact story

The Job Skills Entrepreneurship Programme (JSEP) addresses the problem of youth who are not able to attain a Matric certificate due to significant gaps in their educational foundations by providing vocational training and work experience. We believe that everyone...

A decade of providing accessible, rural healthcare

In our area, the nearest clinic or hospital is a difficult and dangerous day-long journey away. As a result of this inaccessible care, the health of our community has been severely compromised. So many people have been sick and dying needlessly from preventable and...

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