LEVELING THE PLAYING FIELD:
A KOMMUNITY FOUNDATION STORY
“What we’re trying to do is positively impact the lives that we encounter in communities by helping them fulfil who they are.” We believe that we must go into communities and assist those that are disadvantaged to level thee playing field.watch our story
ACCESS TO OPPORTUNITY:
A KOMMUNITY CAREER HANDBOOK STORY
Although kids in rural areas have access to some technology via smartphones etc, data to access the internet remains a challenge, so there’s no way they can search and find out about the different options available to them. The Kommunity Career Handbook is a printed book and is access to opportunity. Having information is power, it enables them to get to where they want to go.watch the story
A REAL TIME SAVER:
AN IZIWASHA STORY
Meet Zodwa Mbao, who says “I do laundry twice in a week. It can take plus minus up to two to three hours. By the time I’m done, im tired” Half the time is spent using Iziwasha versus normal handwashing. Now Zodwa has more time to focus on her spaza shop business so she can support her family.watch her story
A DESK IS PART OF THE LEARNING EXPERIENCE:
A KOMMUNITY DESK STORY
One teacher says “You can’t teach handwriting if a learner doesn’t even have a desk”.
The Kommunity Desk is basically there to help kids write better and to be more comfortable, it’s theirs to keep. It gives them a sense of ownership and they get very excited. The teachers can also now read the children’s handwriting.
PROTECTING YOUR PROTECTION:
A CONDOM CASE STORY
The whole idea behind Condom Case is to Protect your Protection. We go to train
stations, youth clubs etc to distribute Condom Cases.
We encourage people, we talk to them about the safety of using condoms.
Condom Case is an enabler of safe sex.
creating a world of career possibilities:
a kommunity career handbook story
Eight months ago, Nyamande High School in Mpumalanga was the recipient of the Kommunity Career Handbook. Principal Harry Moses Mathebula says the KCH has been an eye-opener for both learners and educators. “Learners are seeing possibilities outside of known career paths within their communities and the village,” he says.learn more