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Early Childhood Development

Working with community preschool principals and practitioners towards equity in early education.

Senior Citizens

Providing safe spaces, companionship and home-based care for senior citizens in need.

Afternoon Angels

Keeping children cared for and off the streets through community-driven afterschool programmes.

Ikamva Design

Empowering older women financially and creatively through a new crafts-based social enterprise initiative.

Early Childhood Development

Working with community preschool principals and practitioners towards equity in early education.

Senior Citizens

Providing safe spaces, companionship and home-based care for senior citizens in need.

Afternoon Angels

Keeping children cared for and off the streets through community-driven afterschool programmes.

Ikamva Design

Empowering older women financially and creatively through a new crafts-based social enterprise initiative.

Celebrating 60 years of Ikamva Labantu

Special Statement from Our Founder, Helen Lieberman “I saw hope, and I wanted to be a part of that hope”  People often ask me why I went back into the townships after my first visit in 1963. The answer is simple: I saw hope, and I wanted to be a...

Empowering Cape Town’s unemployed youth

Ikamva Labantu has grown a street soccer and netball project to provide children in Cape Town’s townships with opportunities for physical, social and psychological development. As part of this project, Ikamva Labantu provides professional and...

Community-based rehabilitation services change lives

Ikamva Labantu expanded its Older Persons Programme to include community-based rehabilitation services. Many older people in the townships have treatable impairments and disabilities, but due to limited services and referrals or lengthy waiting...

We are hiring an Information Technology Manager

Job Vacancy: Information Technology Manager (Permanent role based at Head Office – Woodstock) Ikamva Labantu is a non-profit organisation that works throughout Cape Town’s township communities towards a more just society where human rights can be...

My journey with Communiversity and Ikamva Labantu

Below is a story from Lihle Ndebele, an 18-year-old who was a top graduate transformed by Communiversity. Communiversity is a three-month, pre-college programme with campus and online classes, which young people (18-30 years) can attend to prepare...

The launch of Stichting Ikamva Labantu in the Netherlands

Ikamva Labantu recently launched Stichting Ikamva Labantu in the Netherlands. The purpose of Stichting Ikamva Labantu is to grow the donor network and develop new partnerships in the Netherlands. “We are extremely proud to launch Stichting Ikamva...

 “It always amazes me that Ubuntu – that spirit of compassion of the mamas and the tatas in the townships who share what little they have – is practiced by some of the poorest people on Earth. If the whole world behaved that way… I’d like to see that happen.”

 

Helen Lieberman, Founder

Lives Impacted

 

Nutritious meals provided at senior clubs annually

Older persons in need reached daily through senior clubs

Children impacted by ECD training programmes annually

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