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Introducing Ikamva Ventures

Introducing Ikamva Ventures

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a devastating impact on the South African economy. For township residents who are financially vulnerable, the pandemic has had a catastrophic impact on livelihoods, leading to widespread hunger and malnutrition.  Ikamva Labantu...

Ikamva Staff Learning & Growing: Congratulations, Andiswa!

Ikamva Staff Learning & Growing: Congratulations, Andiswa!

Congratulations to Ikamva Labantu's Kwakhanya Preschool Principal, Andiswa Mfengwana, who just completed her degree in Bachelor of Education, Early Childhood Development (ECD) in Foundation Phase at Unisa. “I went back to school because it has always been my dream to...

Ikamva Staff Learning and Growing: Well done, Middy!

Ikamva Staff Learning and Growing: Well done, Middy!

Congratulations to Ikamva Labantu's Early Childhood Development (ECD) Programme Manager, Mildred Bopoto, who has just completed her degree in Bachelor of Education, Early Childhood Development - Foundation Phase through UNISA. Middy, as she’s fondly known within the...

YOU can STOP HUNGER now!

YOU can STOP HUNGER now!

Have you ever gone to bed hungry? Hundreds of families in Cape Town’s Townships are going to bed on an empty stomach. Mass unemployment has led to a desperate need for food security – a basic human right. Amazing, selfless mamas and tatas in the Township Communities...

Ikamva Labantu Receives Mayoral Community Service Awards

Ikamva Labantu Receives Mayoral Community Service Awards

Ikamva Labantu is proud to have received two Mayoral Community Service Awards! The awards are for Subcouncil 10 & Subcouncil 16, acknowledging Ikamva Labantu for “providing the many aspects of social support towards the development, nurturing and caring of the...

Secure Your Legacy, Through the Ikamva Labantu Endowment Fund

Secure Your Legacy, Through the Ikamva Labantu Endowment Fund

“I believe that every human being has the right to a dignified life.” - Helen Lieberman - It all began in 1963, during the Apartheid regime when a group of courageous activists responded to the unjust and inhumane conditions in South African townships. Out of...

Local Township Heroes are Fending off Hunger for Thousands

Local Township Heroes are Fending off Hunger for Thousands

Local Township Heroes are Fending off Hunger for Thousands “Ikamva Labantu came along and now my community has food. Not only Covid kills, but hunger and stress of not knowing where you will get the next meal kills too” - Mama Aris Gugu Busakwe, Khayelitsha For most...

Appeal: Change a child’s life

Appeal: Change a child’s life

This year has tested our resilience like no other and the COVID-19 emergency continues. We expect the second wave in South Africa to peak in January. Ikamva Labantu is now the third-largest food distributor in the Western Cape. We can reach the most vulnerable and...