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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Into the Wild

By: Theresia Whitfield Photography: Gary Todoroff If you live in Paris, it makes sense that you’d see the Eiffel Tower at least once in your life. If you live in London, Kensington Palace might be a place you’d visit. In Washington, DC, it would be the White House. Why wouldn’t you see something that’s indigenous…

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A Spirit from the West

By: Theresia Whitfield Perhaps it is the beginning of something spectacular for a few of the children from the Bulembu Christian Academy Choir. Perhaps they’ll become as famous as the man who recorded their voices to join his in song. Whatever comes of it, there is little doubt that John Mann will continue to leave…

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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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