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

Waste Management Projects

From December until March, the government has extra money for job creation, and reached out to the Bulungula Incubator to create local employment opportunities. Starting in December, our pick-up project has employed 52 local community members to collect garbage from near and surrounding areas. Monday thru Friday, each employee must collect 2 garbage bags full of … READ MORE