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

Happy Birthday, Madiba!

The Jujurha Preschool children, under the watchful eyes of their teachers, collected litter as their service to the community on Nelson Mandela’s 93rd birthday. In a village where there is no municipal refuse removal system, litter spoils the beautiful landscape, especially around the spaza shops. The children filled 3 large bags which were then returned to the … READ MORE