Tshega thanks all donors! click here for Video!
One of my biggest wishes this time is a visit to Vutomi’s family on their private property. Since the family lives pretty close to the Lighthouse Academy, this venture is quickly planned and realised. At the family’s house, we gather in the shade of a mango tree and chat about the current situation of the […]
Tshega wins the “Heroes of Hope” award to which numerous – in some cases considerably larger – social organizations from the area of Tzaneen were nominated. As part of the “Taste of Tzaneen” festival, many social organizations from the area were competing for this award and thus had a chance of winning a prize money […]
Besides school education, another mainstay of the organisation is Tshega’s Outreach Program. This program includes the projects designed to improve the lives of people outside the Lighthouse Academy in Fobeni Village. Today I would like to introduce you to the four projects of the Outreach Program: Pig Project – This project was started on the […]
In Sepedi (the local language) the word “Basadi” stands for “women”. And that’s exactly what Tshega’s eponymous project is about: strengthening the local woman. Tshega’s homepage says: ‘Rural women, who constitute one-fourth of the world’s population, continue to face more difficulty than men in accessing public services, social protection, employment and markets, due to cultural […]
Last evening, Ellanie and I discussed the use of (your) donations in detail and today I started spending the € 2,500 (or 40,000 Rand). I can already say that the money that you let Tshega spend at their own disposal will give all departments of the project the desired positive boost. To finance the school […]
After spending the night in Johannesburg, I fly to Hoedspruit on Thursday afternoon, where I am personally welcomed by Ellanie, the Tshega founder. My joy over the reunion is huge and a little surprise awaits me right after leaving the plane: finally I get to know Sabine Uriot personally. Sabine is the first chairman of Mohau e.V., the […]