Rhiza Babuyile and its partner, Neopak joined efforts together to refurbish and launch Christian Daycare Centre in Soshanguve where community children can be cared for in a safer, developed and welcoming learning centre. Through our Early Childhood Development Centre we ensure that children get the best quality foundation to prepare them for primary school. Thandeka Mchunu, Project Manager at Rhiza Babuyile said: “It has been a wonderful journey and most fulfilling experience to see the project through. Seeing the children find joy in their refurbished school was great. RB has served its mandate and I am proud to have been [...]
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Ntombi Ncube - Social Worker We introduced our psychosocial support services for the staff and beneficiaries, this programme has helped us to remind those we serve to be mindful of their mental health. One of our Social Workers, Ntombi Ncube said: “There are millions of people in the world who live in extremely difficult circumstances and suffer emotionally. Numerous people live in chronic poverty and live through hardships in our townships, informal settlements and peri urban areas. They may experience loss of family, friends and livelihoods and may confront extreme stressors such as violent deaths, sexual violence or [...]
Visualfabriq, a leading international technical company that has partnered with us to assist our IT students to unleash excellence and get IT skills has yet again come through for the students for a much needed food relief. This time they added blankets to the list of hampers they gave out to the students. “In the first food parcel that we provided we included masks because they are necessary and much needed during these critical situations of COVID-19. This time we included blankets as it is still cold and they will come in handy,” said Tremayne Linder, Visualfabriq’s Customer Success Manager [...]
Rhiza Babuyile together with its partners contributed towards a cause that reached out to multiple township communities. Together with our partners, we provided much needed food relief to people in dire situations, targeting Orange Farm, Diepsloot and Tembisa. This followed news after the COVID-19 outbreak that led to financial stress in many homes. The South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa announced a nation-wide lockdown, which is an emergency protocol that requires South African to stay at home except for essential purposes. Some small businesses could not operate as usual and other people couldn't work as normal, this drove different organisations to act with agility. [...]
RB and CTGA continue to build stronger communities together! Rhiza Babuyile is proud to have been chosen by Wilde Ganzen as a Change the Game Academy (CTGA) National Partner. This means the RB is mandated to train other NGOs in Local Fundraising and Mobilising Support. There are many non-profit organisations in our communities that are dependent on one funding source to do the work they do. In some cases, these non-profits are dependent on an international or national donor. The Local Fundraising training enables non-profits to raise funds locally and create legitimacy for the work they do. CTGA aims to change [...]
Philips South Africa Commercial (Pty) Limited, in collaboration with Rhiza Babuyile is strengthening community and primary health by extending an existing mobile health clinic into a Mini-Community Life Centre (CLC) in Orange Farm, Gauteng. The Mini-CLC is a holistic community-driven facility that is designed to provide access to quality primary health services where it is needed the most. The collaborative commitment to improving the health outcomes for residents in the area started with the introduction of a mobile clinic in March 2018, with the aim to relieve pressure from government clinic. Through the mobile clinic, and now the Mini-CLC, the residents of Orange Farm are [...]
Rhiza Babuyile together with its partners, Neopak and Contribute Foundation launched the Ebuhleni Preschool for the community of Tembisa on the 3rdof April 2019. The state of the art preschool is aimed at preparing township children for primary school and transferring quality education to the children for their developments. Rhiza Babuyile as a non-profit organization that prides itself in developing townships through holistic community development which includes programmes related to healthcare, skills development, enterprise development and education is proud of this move. The organisation joined forces together with Contribute Foundation and Neopak to build a better and welcoming home for the [...]
The community of Diepsloot accepted the Heart of the Nation challenge and came to cycle for a good course. The campaign was to make people aware of heart diseases and educate them on the diet and exercises needed for a healthy heart. About 300 people had a chance to cycle against each other for 10 minutes. The day was worth the sweat as people learned a lot about heart diseases. Congratulations to Refilwe Mokomane who won herself an airfryer, courtesy of Philips. Thanks to our partners for making this possible, and to Sloot FM for helping us reach out to the [...]
We are very happy that recently we have been able to launch a new Mobile Medical Clinic in Tembisa Township. Thanks to our partners Contribute and Philips, Rhiza Babuyile was able to open the 5th clinic of its kind, on the road. For the community this is something entirely new. And for people to get accustomed to having the Mobile Clinic around, and to take the step to visit, we have started the outreach programme. The Mobile Clinic will be on the road in the township three times a week, and position in three different locations there. This way people get [...]
We are proud to have launched our newest mobile clinic in the community of Orange Farm on international women's day, 8 March 2018. Mothers, this is a good story to tell as you will have peace of mind knowing there is a clinic on wheels to serve you and your little ones. The clinic is expected to bridge the gap by supplying 1500 patients with access to maternal-child healthcare, dental care, TB and HIV/AIDS healthcare per month. “The Orange Farm mobile clinic is the fifth collaborative project between Philips and Rhiza Babuyile,” says Rhiza Babuyile Chairman, Alef Meulenberg. We wouldn't have [...]