Khayelitsha Youth Choir (KYC)


Khayelitsha Youth Choir (KYC) was formed in October 2018 in Harare Khayelitsha, formerly known as Isiphiwo Art Group. The name change was as a result of the choir embarking on a more developmental focused vision of not only offering music but also contributing to the empowerment of young people in Khayelitsha by providing educational and social support.



U-turn is a registered NGO based in Cape Town founded in 1997 dealing with homelessness. Over the past 21 years, have crafted an innovative skills based programme designed with long term results for rehabilitation and reintegration. Six months after graduating from the programme, more than 80% of participants remain employed and sober.

Ghetto Gardeners


Ghetto Gardeners affectionately known as “GG” was established in 2018 by Ludwe Qamata from Site C in Khayelitsha with the purpose of empowering young and old with organic vegetable development skills and knowledge. GG encourages a positive change within community and household spaces by transforming unused and used areas to beautiful gardens. Ludwe having [...]

Home from Home


Home from Home is a non-profit organization that provides supervised community-based cluster foster care for orphaned, abused, neglected, and vulnerable children in South Africa. Established in 2005 by Jane Payne and Pippa Shaper, Home from Home cares for over 200 vulnerable children through a network of 36 homes across 15 communities in the Western [...]

Kronendal Music Academy (KMA)


Kronendal Music Academy (KMA) was established in 2007 as a non-profit organization, with the premise to allow disadvantaged children to discover and exploit their musical talents. Based on the principle that music heals, KMA uses the universal language of music as a platform and educational steppingstone. By integrating the diverse communities of Imizamo Yethu [...]

Philisa Abafazi Bethu “Heal our Women”


Philisa Abafazi Bethu, "Heal our Women" in isiXhosa is a non-profit organization established in 2008 in the community of Lavender Hill. With an estimated population of 100,000 people comprising five informal settlements, the settlement contains high levels of drug abuse, violence, gangsterism, crime and, 60% unemployment. Lucinda Evans started the organization to protect and [...]