Bulembu Commerce

Bulembu’s Creativity Centre

Have you visited Bulembu’s Creativity Centre? Our talented team of ladies handmake every beautiful item, so a trip here is an absolute must for all of our guests, and the perfect place to buy genuine Swazi souvenirs. Children can even book a session to make their own lovely items! #handcrafted #talent

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Visit the Bulembu Museum

Everyone who visits Bulembu should take a trip to the Bulembu Museum to see what village life was like when the mine was operating. If you are interested in this fascinating experience, click below to find out more! https://www.bulembu.org/bulembu-count…/activities-and-tours/

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Treasured Memories – The Bulembu Museum

Going to another place in time is the stuff of movies and science fiction novels, unless, of course, you consider that museums offer the life and breath of years past, making time travel a near reality. Telling the story of thousands of years of history is no easy task, but it has been accomplished in…

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The Buzz for Bulembu Honey is a Sweet Deal!

Bulembu’s bees better get busy because a sweet new deal is going to carry the honey they make all throughout Swaziland. It’s an exciting new partnership with Bulembu Honey and Logico, a Swaziland-based logistics and distribution company. Bulembu Honey is one component of the community enterprise strategy with the goal of providing sustainability to the…

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Learning Baking Secrets from Top Pastry Chef in Bulembu

The students call him Chef. Those who are fortunate enough to have had Chef Victor Helberg prepare tasty treats for them undoubtedly call him often! His culinary creations are called delightful, delicious, and delectable. Helberg, a Master Chef, is considered one of South Africa’s best pastry chefs. He’s been a chocolatier and pastry chef for…

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Power to the People

It’s hard to believe that in this age of technology where people live in space (on the International Space Station), talking with someone around the world via video calls or text messaging is standard practice, and cars can parallel park themselves, there are places in the world where electricity is seen as magnificent opulence. While…

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Treasured Memories

It is often said that history repeats itself, and that we can learn from our past. There are some things in history worth repeating while others are better left in the annals of time. Swaziland is rich in antiquity, both happy and sad. To teach future generations, we must step back in time to a…

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The Art of the Creativity Centre

Every day they come to the Centre to stitch pieces of fabric together, weaving designs onto cloths that are transformed into canvas of art. But the 10 women, five whom only work part time and come from surrounding homesteads, are stitching together so much more at the Bulembu Creativity Centre. They thread together pieces of…

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Team Building in a New Building

It may have taken a bit longer than they would have liked but the residents in Bulembu are finally starting to see the results of the newly built Hospitality and Training Conference center. The building, a year-and-a-half in the making, has already hosted a group of hospitality and training students who are now serving their…

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A Forest and a Future

Imagine growing up in a close-knit community only to watch your town virtually disappear. The few citizens that remain are suffering for lack of the basics but more than that; they turn to crime to compensate for the lack of jobs. Now imagine watching that same town completely revitalized with new opportunities for business, education,…

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