• Primarily, but not exclusively for parents or caregivers in difficult circumstances.
• To empower and equip caregivers so that they are able to provide a stable environment in which
the children can feel safe and protected.
• Train unemployed persons in such a way as to help them create an income for themselves.
• Meet the crisis needs of the learners while they learn, by providing them with meals during the
• Mentor persons moving, from these projects, into operating their own business venture.
KWASA - meaning dawn as in "now the dawn has come -I understand"
The KWASA Training Centre runs throughout the year where beneficiaries are trained in crafts such as sewing, knitting, decoupage and spoon decorating. These hand made goods are sold in our Sukume Museum & Xhosa Culture Centre. We attempt to initiate new courses in order for our beneficiaries to find their passion and create an income from it thereby enjoying and financially benefitting from what they do.
Examples of the goods made:
Our previous projects included an "English for foreign students course" as well as mixed farming, broiler poultry skills and vegetable gardening.
Students learn resuscitation in accredited home based care course.
Some beautiful vegetables harvested after diploma course in mixed farming.