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...

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...

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,...

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...

Cooking on Sunfire!

A recent visit by Crosby Menzies of Sunfire (www.sunfire.co.za) to the Bulungula Lodge led to some environmentally friendly and quite novel additions to our Nutrition programme. Crosby had loaded his Landy with a few Sunfire Solar Cookers that proved to work just...