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Community-centred methods for resolving conflicts and fostering peace

By Albert Mpazayabo In the Western Cape Province, Kagisano Programme is implemented in four communities, namely De Doorns, Du Noon, Khayelitsha, and Masiphumelele.  The present article focuses on Du Noon...

Cultivating nonviolent and healthy community environments

By Watson Bharu The Peace Building Team (PBT), operating within the framework of the Kagisano programme and with the support of the Governance and Livelihoods Agenda, facilitated two significant men’s...

A step towards a future where teachers feel supported, appreciated and empowered to make a...

By Mkhuseli Madiba October is an important month for teachers as World Teacher’s Day is celebrated on 5 October. This makes It a time to reflect on and appreciate the...

Using Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) to foster stronger community relations

By Sivuyile Sitole Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) is a strong tool that many development practitioners around the world use to assess the life and heartbeat of communities. PRA is a...

Using cultural heritage as a cornerstone for a unified and democratic South Africa

By Chipo Marunda “Let us remember that our cultural diversity is our source of strength, a testament to our resilience and our reason to celebrate” - Advocate Rajendran Govender. On...

Positive change is possible through empowering communities

By Watson Bharu August was a month of empowerment and positive change, with Governance Livelihoods Agenda (AgendaGL) hosting several events as part of the Kagisano programme. The thematic areas of...

Empowering young people to explore ways to prevent and decrease violence in their communities

By Bertha Chiguvare Violence continues to afflict South African communities, resulting in harm, fear, and division. The consequences extend beyond just physical and emotional well-being; they also affect economic and...

Small wins lead to bigger results – Kagisano Women receive household farming kit

- By Mkhuseli Madiba Following a long-standing collaboration between Afesis and the Khayelitsha Development Forum (KDF) – Women’s Desk, the Kagisano Women’s Support Group was established on November, 23 2022,...

Empowering minds and fostering social cohesion, unity and diversity through sports

Kagisano in collaboration with ACTION Support Centre held a social cohesion and promotion of mental health sport event at Auckland Park, Johannesburg on 24 August 2023. The event was centred...

Reflecting on the “Unity in our Heritage” event

By Mkhuseli Madiba The “Unity in our Heritage” event was held at the Isivivana Centre, in Khayelitsha on the 30th of September by the Kagisano Khayelitsha Steering Committee in partnership...