Craig Titus, a tenant at Bothasig Gardens, who was awarded the Zerilda Steyn Bursary is well on his way to building a better future for his family. Craig grew up in Kalksteenfontein, a small community bookended by Bishop Lavis and Bonteheuwel. Growing up in this community was not easy due to the high crime rate, [...]
ANNOUNCEMENT Vulamathuba Empumelelo, the community and social development arm of Communicare, was established to deliver developmental interventions to Communicare tenants. Vulamathuba’s overall objective is to create opportunities for the economic growth of residents in fostering the principle of Economic Mobility through skills, training, and development. Vulamathuba administers the Vulamathuba Empumelelo Bursary Fund (VEBF). Through the [...]
In the industrial town of Kariega in the Eastern Cape, a young girl watched as her mother obtained her teacher's training certificate when she was in her late thirties and her degree in her fifties. It took many sacrifices, including giving up her job to pursue her studies, but she never gave up. For Phumelela [...]
ANNOUNCEMENT Vulamathuba, the community and social development division of Communicare, was established to deliver developmental interventions to Communicare tenants. Vulamathuba’s overall objective is to create opportunities for the economic growth of residents in fostering the principle of Economic Mobility through skills, training, and development. Vulamathuba administers Credit Bearing Skills Programmes in Customer Management and [...]
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World Environment Day: Celebrating the time of Nature On the 5th June 2020 we celebrated the World Environment Day, with this year’s theme Time for nature. Celebrated internationally over 100 countries since 1974, the day seeks to increase the awareness of environmental protection. We spoke to some of our team members to find out how they planned to celebrate the day and what nature means [...]
As yellow leaves and chilly mornings marked the start of autumn, the Covid-19 virus travelled continents to land on our shores. We retreated to our homes under lockdown rules and only ventured outside for essentials like bread and milk. The normal hustle and bustle of everyday life became confined to our homes’ four walls. Suddenly physical contact with friends [...]
Communicare in partnership with Vulamathuba runs the Compass internship programme, to give young people work experience as well as the necessary skills, to empower them in their career paths. Mbali Buthelezi found her passion whilst an intern. Mbali's story is one of Vulamathuba's celebrated success stories. At the beginning of 2019, she began her internship, [...]