SOFT LAUNCH OF SA’S FIRST OFF-GRID ECO-LAUNDROMAT A pilot facility of the innovative water and energy self-sufficient laundromat «LaundReCycle», as part of a 3-year research project conducted by Zurich University of Applied Sciences in Switzerland and Water Rescue in Paarl, is launched in January 2021 as a worldwide first at
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
Despite restrictions imposed by the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown in South African, Coach Linda Makhubela has continued to run the Kliptown, Gauteng Chess Club.Learners at the club have had a busy October, learning how to analyse the games and becoming familiar with open-source chess server Lichess. This online tool allows learners to solve puzzles and play
The history of Khulisa is indelibly tied to the history of South Africa – and cultural historian Credo Mutwa, who died earlier this year. It started in 1997, when Lesley Ann van Selm and Mutwa started a storytelling project as part of a prison intervention programme at Leeuwkop Prison. The programme ran for almost two
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
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
Khulisa’s history with Baba Credo Mutwa Vusamazulu Credo Mutwa called himself a sanusi (common spelling isanuse) which is a type of Zulu diviner or sangoma. He was also an author who drew on African mythology, traditional Zulu folklore, extraterrestrial and personal encounters. His last work was a graphic novel, Tree of Life Trilogy, based
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.