5thJun

Controlling the spread of infections

Proper hand hygiene protects children from tummy bugs and Diarrhea. On the 8th of May, Sister Pamela (Mfuleni’s health wellness nurse) held a three day hand hygiene awareness session with the ECD learners. The aim of this session was to educate the young ones on how to wash their hands thoroughly, get rid of germs

5thJun

From Mfuleni to the City!

The Youth Parliament is an inequality awareness programme that aims in enabling the young people to express themselves when they feel that their rights are not being taken into consideration. The programme does this by giving them a weekly platform at the centre to raise their concerns such as human rights, service delivery and other

30thMay

Let’s strive to make child protection a year-long effort

One in three children under the age of 18 is a victim of sexual violence and physical abuse, a survey has found. Each year, government and organisations around the country gear up to mark National Child Protection Week with campaigns and programmes designed to raise awareness about children’s rights, their safety and security. It is

30thMay

Children are our future

Children are our future: Why do we rape, abuse and kill them? Child Protection Week is marked in South Africa from 2 to 9 June 2019. And yet, in the past three years, 99% of children in South Africa experienced or witnessed violence, 2,600 children were murdered – 5% of the total murders – and

24thMay

Ubuntu for the future of Africa

#AfricaMonth: Ubuntu for the future of Africa Africa’s youth are the future of the continent and the philosophical principle of ubuntu can ensure a brighter tomorrow. For many South Africans the word ubuntu is steeped in history, believed to have originated around the mid-nineteenth century by the Zulu community. Since the country’s transition to democracy

14thMay

The issue of youth unemployment

The issue of youth unemployment and economic empowerment Throughout the world it has been revealed that young people are capable of contributing to the economy by working, starting businesses and leading organisations, yet far too many do not have access to the opportunities they need to reach their full potential. In our country this is demonstrated

14thMay

Child protection

CHILD PROTECTION SHOULD BE A YEAR-ROUND EFFORT Each year, government and organisations around the country gear up to mark National Child Protection Week with a multitude of campaigns and programmes designed to raise awareness about children’s rights and provide services for their safety. It is a week aimed at mobilising all sectors of South African

14thMay

Human rights of children

Are the human rights of children really that important? Are the human rights of children really that important? Yes, if we want our children to become the next generation of economically active South African citizens, we need to understand that their capacity to be the best they can be starts first through the acceptance and

29thJan

Never work a day in your life when you love what you do

“Nhlonipho Respect The condition of being honored esteemed or respected or well regarded” From an early age, Lucia had a love for the arts. Today she has taken her passion and turned it into a business. “NHLONIPHO CRAFT ART”, the name of her company, comes from the respect she has for her products. In her

29thJan

2019 Message from Marc Lubner

Never work a day in your life when you love what you do! Dear Fellow “Tikkuners” As we start one of the most watershed years of the last two decades, we reflect on where we are today, and where we would like to be. We want peace and prosperity and have learnt that to have