Bulungula Coronavirus Response: Food Relief

According to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), the COVID-19 pandemic could almost double the number of people suffering from acute hunger around the world, pushing it to more than a quarter of a billion by the end of 2020. Food insecurity already exists within our communities, and these challenges are amplified by the COVID-19 … READ MORE

Bulungula Coronavirus Response: A Comprehensive Catch Up and Updates

On Sunday, March 15th, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the National State of Disaster. With the news, we began to work on a strategy to protect our communities. Immediately, through meetings and pamphlets, we implemented an information dissemination campaign for all staff (190 employees) across the Bulungula Incubator projects. Most importantly, with the support and advice … READ MORE

Bulungula Coronavirus Response

The Bulungula Incubator is located in one of the poorest and most remote regions in South Africa with no access to running water, electricity, healthcare, or adequate road infrastructure. Furthermore, we have a high concentration of persons with chronic illnesses and compromised immune systems, that make them particularly vulnerable to the Coronavirus. Following the announcements … READ MORE

Bulungula College Job Skills Programme

Prior to the opening of Bulungula College, the nearest high school was 30km away, with no affordable transport avaible. Because of the limited access to secondary education, there was a 95% learner drop-out rate after grade 9. With a local unemployment rate of 93%, uncertainty for young people to build dependable livelihoods deepens. Bulungula College … READ MORE