S H A R E

Langa KwaNobuhle Self-Help and Resource Exchange

Programmes

 

Lukhanyiso Home (click for more)

 

Ithembalethu Youth Support and Protective

Workshop (click for more)

 

Community development project, using self-help

approach that promotes savings groups among

poor rural communities.

 

Providing social welfare services to poor people -

assisting with foster care placement; children

court enquiry, and rehabilitation services.

 

Women programs - catering and baking skills

training and awareness raising in various issues.

 

In total, 2240 people per month use the services

rendered within the SHARE complex.

 

 

SHARE history of programmes

 

- In 1991, SHARE launched its first project - a street children shelter known as Lukhanyiso Home. This is a children’s programme that has since expanded its service to both boys and girls.

 

- Ithembalethu Workshop for Disabled Youth, now expanded into a Youth Support and Protective Workshop, for both disabled and school drop outs and unemployed youth.

 

- Zikhulise Women Development Centre that trained women in sewing skills. Over 350 women were trained from this centre and women come from throughout the province as the centre had a boarding facility. This programme has since closed due to drying up of funds.

 

- SHARE Literacy Project that trained illiterate community members. The project become autonomous and changed their name to Ulwazi Literacy Project. Ulwazi has since closed down.

 

- SHARE Bakery as an income generating project. The bakery still exists.

 

- SHARE participated in the Provincial Nutritional Programme known as school feeding scheme from 1998 to 2002 feeding up to 51,000 school children per year.

 

- SHARE was a leading organization in an NDA funded NGO/CBO partnership known as Uitenhage Women Integrated Development Programme, which was a skills training programme for 100 unemployed women during 2003 to 2004.

 

- As SHARE employs social workers, it runs Social Work service programme for individuals, groups and communities.

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