Communities of Opportunity Candle-making

Candle making has been identified as one of the initiatives which are not only easy to start but it can also easily generate income especially for small and start up entrepreneurs. These candles will be made by members of the community who were victims of GBV and have come together as a support group

Communities of Opportunity bring vibrant Solutions

A technology driven approach to measuring social impact.   In today’s world the context for NGO development work is ever changing.  Factors such as globalisation and technology networks present both challenges and opportunities. It is common knowledge that grant makers today are demanding that NGOs are in a position to demonstrate the actual impact

South Africa says, ‘We are not okay!’

Johannesburg, Gauteng (October 5, 2020): Khulisa Social Solutions, in partnership with Career Building Blocks, has conducted almost 100 assessments with youth at risk/in conflict with the law, rehabilitating offenders and perpetrators of domestic violence. The results of this innovative approach to proactively identify the causal factors of broken eco-systems in South African communities will


SEVERE STRESS FACING MATRICULANTS FOLLOWING LOCKDOWN Emalahleni – Mpumalanga:  July 2020 Khulisa, who has been operational in Mpumalanga for the past 15 years, was approached by the Department of Education following the return of matriculants to school post-COVID lockdown, to assist with an intervention that could address the evidenced stress that they were facing. 

A Tribute to Richard Ngomo

“The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress and grows grave by reflection”. On Sunday the 16 th August 2020 Richard Ngomo passed away. Richard will always be remembered for his consistently optimistic view of life, his smile, his willingness to lend a helping hand, to work with individuals at every level,


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

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

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