Stephanie from Bothasig Gardens is a final year Bachelor of Nursing student and a recipient of the Zerilda Steyn Bursary class of 2022. "I am extremely grateful to Communicare and Vulamathuba Empumelelo that I have been blessed with this amazing opportunity!" Stephanie said assisting her grandparents when they became frail is what made her want to become a [...]
Lauren Appolis, has the world at her feet! She has recently completed her final year exams and will soon will graduate a Bachelor of Commerce and become the first the graduate in her immediate family. The twenty-one-year-old Bothasig Gardens tenant has always taken a keen interest in her studies said graduating will set her on [...]
Back in 2010, a 10-year-old Luthando Mayekiso moved to Communicare’s Zorgvliet complex in Brooklyn, with his mom and sister. He never imagined how close he’d be to fulfilling his purpose, a decade later. Luthando finds his purpose Not having completed high school due to personal challenges, did not dampen his ambition. A few [...]
Hlela Mbiyozo: Electrical Intern Vulamathuba, through a HWSETA funded project, partnered with some of Communicare's suppliers to host several TVET college N6 graduates on an 18-months Work Integrated Learning internship. The internship allows them the opportunity to complete their National Diploma in their respective qualifications. Hlela Mbiyozo, who completed N6 Electrical Engineering course [...]
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, [...]
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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 [...]