Kliptown. A world where people live in the ruins of broken promises, in the shadows of the Freedom Charter. A shack settlement with no school, clinic, or library, best known for its raging fires, floods, and residents protesting for access to housing, electricity, and infrastructure. But the spirit of the Kliptown Community will not [...]
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PRESS RELEASE CHESS KEEPS YOUTH IN KLIPTOWN STIMULATED DURING LOCKDOWN To some, COVID-19 has been just bad news since it started but for the group of primary school youths who are members of the Khulisa Kliptown Chess Club, it is chess that has kept them motivated and optimistic. Chess coach, Linda Makhubela, stated, [...]
Introduction to LGBTQI+ educational programme: NOUS Counselling and Art Therapy (NCAT) & Khulisa Social Solutions (KSS)
NOUS Counselling and Art Therapy in partnership with Khulisa Social Solutions recently embarked on a joint venture to assess the knowledge of Khulisa’s community leaders, specifically social workers, in various communities across South Africa to understand whether they have adequate training to assist individuals from the LGBTQI+ community. The information that was gathered through [...]
Over the past 13 years Khulisa has been actively involved, through the leadership of Lydia Sono, in promoting the rights of the highly marginalised and ostracised LGBTQI community members in the rural community of Schoemansdal, Mpumalanga Lydia is an award-winning humanitarian who has pledged to help others by telling her story. Says Lydia, “7 [...]
Khulisa Streetscapes will be operating a supportive housing project, CHESTER HOUSE, in Walmer Estate Cape Town, which sleeps 26 people in a dormitory-style arrangement (rooms of 2-8 people). The house will be open weekdays 5 pm to 7.45 am, and all day during the weekends. During the week, everyone staying in the house participate in [...]