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Amandla Omoya TRUST PAMPHLET NOW AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD

Amandla Omoya TRUST PAMPHLET NOW AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD

The Amandla Omoya Trust pamphlet which was distributed at the annual community consultation forum meeting on 19 October 2023, is now available for download: Amandla Omoya Trust Pamphlet 2023
Providing a place of safety for children

Providing a place of safety for children

Established in 2016, Tharros Child and Youth Care Centre serves the communities of Hankey, Jeffreys Bay and Humansdorp. Referrals to the centre are done through social workers who work with children and their families when a child is not in a safe environment. Once the temporary placement is complete (a maximum of 6 months), the
Supporting small scale farmers to grow their business

Supporting small scale farmers to grow their business

Many small-scale farmers battle to get their produce sold because of barriers such as high transportation, labour, and rental costs for space to sell their produce. This results in most of the small-scale farmers’ produce going to waste and being dumped. Freshpride assists with the distribution of small-scale farmers’ produce, contributing towards the development of
“Meating” the needs of the community

“Meating” the needs of the community

In 2020, Lelo’s Biltong Bar was established after owner, Ntsikelelo Sana noticed an increase in people becoming unemployed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Being at risk himself, he wanted to create an opportunity to allow him to continue to provide for his family in the event of him being affected. Fortunately, this was not the
Pushin’ Progress for young people

Pushin’ Progress for young people

The Pushin’ Progress youth life skills development initiative has 3 parts to it: Trailblazer+, Catalyst and the Community Partners Initiative. Trailblazer+ inspires and supports Grade 8-11 high school learners to create and lead meaningful change in their communities. The 9-month programme enables participants to learn skills that they can use in other parts of their
Providing a safe space for youth and families to thrive

Providing a safe space for youth and families to thrive

In 2015, the Sakhe Family Care Development Centre (SFCDC) was established by founding member and now director, Thanduxolo Buka. “There was a lack of recreational and developmental programmes for children and youth and very limited employment and enterprise development opportunities in the Kouga local municipality. This explained the increased school drop-out rate, drug and alcohol
Improved health outcomes in Kwa-Nomzamo

Improved health outcomes in Kwa-Nomzamo

Community members of Kwa-Nomzamo felt that the care and support of patients and families infected and affected by HIV and AIDS, especially orphans and vulnerable children were being neglected. With no other organizations offering care and support, it was extremely difficult for the clinic in the area to keep up with the influx of patients.
Growing from the ground up

Growing from the ground up

Grass Paramedic is a rising star in the landscaping and gardening industry in the Jeffreys Bay and surrounding areas. Offering gardening solutions to both commercial and residential clients, rejuvenating any garden space to its full potential is what this company is known for. It all started in 2019 when business owner, Khululekile Mengu noticed a
We’ve listened and heard you!

We’ve listened and heard you!

The Trust’ annual community consultation was held on 26 October 2022 in Hankey. Over 100 people from Jeffreys Bay, Humansdorp, Hankey, Thornhill, Patensie, Weston and Loerie were there. Enke, the Sakhe Foundation and Kouga FM, all partners of the Trust, set up exhibitions at the meeting to show what they are being supported by the
Amandla Omoya Trust Pamphlet now available for download

Amandla Omoya Trust Pamphlet now available for download

The Amandla Omoya Trust pamphlet which was distributed at the annual community consultation forum meeting on the 26 October 2022, is now available for download: Amandla Omoya Trust Pamphlet 2022