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Comments on Proposed Compulsory National Water and Sanitation Services Norms and Standards

Afesis has made a submission of Comments on Proposed Compulsory National Water and Sanitation Services Norms and Standards to the National Department of Water and Sanitation (12 January 2024). Afesis...

Supporting township businesses with essential knowledge and resources for success

By Afesis – Kagisano and African Kulture While facilitating social inquiry and community vision exercises in Khayelitsha, and our work with women, we discovered that unemployment, poverty and the lack...

Reflection of the Healing Space – Mental Health Workshop

by Afesis – Kagisano and Tekano Fellow Afesis, through the Kagisano programme, collaborated with Tekano Atlantic Fellow for Health Equity – part of the Kagisano Khayelitsha Steering Committee, to co-host...

A reflection of the SONA: Moving beyond surface-level approaches to tackle the complex issue of...

By Nontobeko Gcabashe While the election date has already been announced for Wednesday, 29 May 2024, there is still a need to highlight some of the missed opportunities from President...

Reflecting on the lessons learnt in addressing violence faced by underrepresented groups

By Sweetness Pullen Telling stories of underrepresented groups living amongst us who face violence is a very distressing task, but we have a choice to change this by coming together...

Kagisano Gauteng and North West January 2024 Newsletter

Kagisano programme's implementing partner, Action Support Centre, was actively involved in a range of community activities across Gauteng and North West provinces during the month of January. For more details...

Driving meaningful change from bottom up to ensure long-lasting peacebuilding efforts

By Angela Mogorosi and Chipo Marunda In times of conflict and tension in our communities, achieving peace often feels like a distant dream. Nevertheless, within the turmoil, there is hope,...

When trauma meets trauma: Navigating the complexities of unprocessed trauma

By Dr Stephen Shisanya Every year, South Africans commemorate the Day of Reconciliation on December 16. This public holiday came into effect in 1995 after the end of apartheid, with...

Urgent and continuous action needed beyond 16 Days of Activism to combat violence against women...

By Nontobeko Gcabashe This past year, South Africa observed 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children from November 25 until the December 10, while the world commemorated...

Tackling gender-based violence in Motherwell: a shift in approach during this year’s 16 days of...

By Sweetness Pullen The Kagisano Programme is implemented in six provinces across 16 sites including Motherwell, situated in Gqeberha, Eastern Cape. This year’s 16 Days of Activism campaign comes at...