ABOUT KHULA

COMMUNITY CENTRE

Khula Community Centre is situated in the Mahlabathini district, in an under-resourced rural area about 45 kms inland from Port Shepstone.  A small church, crèche and feeding scheme was started by a local Pastor, Joseph and his wife Jabu Ndovela, to assist the people of that area that face adverse situations As a result, children were often left to fend for themselves and the need for care and education children was soon noticed.

In 2008 Genesis and Zulu-Aids-Hilfe e.V. cooperated and built a bigger crèche with all necessary facilities.  Since 2008 the Community Centre has expaneded  and a Health Post, Music Programme and outreach into the two Primary and one High School.  We are very grateful for the teams or visitors that want to be apart of the Khula Community and have contributed so much.

Later on in a separate smaller building a Health Post was started, every week a medical team treats about 120 patients. The crèche children have a big advantage: in that they are offered a twice a year medical checkup and in an emergency they have priority status.

WELCOME

TO THE

TRUST

CRECHE

  • Registered approximately 120 children between 2 and 4 years old.   

  • Four teachers are trained in Early Childhood Development.

  • Brain Booster curriculum implemented.

  • Holistic approach to child needs.

 
  • Three local cooks prepare and serve meals.

  • Approximately 300 meals per day.  

  • We feed on average 5430 meals per month.

 

FEEDING PROGRAM

HEALTH

  • The government Mobile Clinic (DOH) and South Coast Hospice attend to medical needs at Khula. 

  • Services provided are:

      • The government Mobile Clinic (DOH) and South Coast Hospice attend to medical needs at Khula. 

      • Services provided are:

      • TB screenings       

      • Cancer screening

      • HIV Testing!

      • General health checks

      • Education 

      • Dispensing non-scheduled medication for minor ailments

      • Family planning

 

  • Music program started in 2018.   

  • We cater for all ages.

  • Have started a choir and drama.

  • We have a variety of instruments

 

MUSIC

TEACH

 

Our aim is to support foundational knowledge through interactive learning. This is a three day program focusing on Computer Literacy, Maths, English and Educational Craft.


After School Program

  • Average 360 Learners per “week”.

  • Gateway into reading program.

  • Maths remedial lessons.

  • Introduction to Computer literacy.

  • Educational craft to develop motor skills.

  • Devotion, song and prayer is part of our curriculum.


Gateway into Reading Program at Sineke Primary School

  •  Average 246 Learners per “week”.

  •  Group reading, interactive lessons, devotion and prayer is part of lessons.

  •  Support offered to teachers with resources and mentoring.

VOLUNTEER

  • Volunteers/Visitors are always welcome to come and serve at Khula.

 

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