Bulembu Profiles

In Your Own Words: Noah Schmitten

Why did you choose to come to Bulembu? My mission organisation made me aware of the opportunity to work in Bulembu in carpentry. I had learned some skills and could use them here. There was also an opportunity to go to Brazil. For me, it was perfect to come here to have the most holistic…

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Bulembu Profiles

In Your Own Words: Elizabeth “Ebeth” Lyon

Welcome to “In Your Own Words,” a textual space where we hear from those who have served in Bulembu (teams, employees, volunteers, partners, etc.). This edition focuses on Elizabeth”Ebeth” Lyon, former Resident Director at Gordon College. She has been team principal for Gordon College teams for the last seven years. We took time aside to…

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Bulembu Profiles

#BulembuProfiles David Mavuso

I’m that crazy guy who wants to bring things that seem unrealistic into reality. David Mavuso is a born innovator. He is a graduate of the high school class of 2017. After he finished high school he interned in the electrical department for ten months while he waited for an opportunity in IT to open…

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Bulembu Choir

Bulembu Choir UK Tour Update

The choir children are thoroughly enjoying themselves! They went on a tour of Oxford University yesterday and they got the opportunity to go to a boat factory today! They will be performing in Bicester tonight and Kingsgate Church in Peterborough tomorrow evening so don’t miss out!

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General News

Save The Whale Day

The Bulembu schools had a ‘Save the Whales Day’ yesterday! Recent news headlines have been about whales dying around the world with many kilograms of plastic blocking their intestines. This sparked the idea for the ‘Save The Whales’ initiative. Campaigns like these help extend pupils’ perspective and make the community aware that we are all…

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Bulembu Choir UK Tour Schedule

The time has come! Check out the schedule below for dates and times our choir will be performing. Hashtag #bulembuchoirUK2019 to follow all the happenings during their tour.

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Water Works: Progress at Reservoir

We have been working hard over the last few years identifying ways to improve our water infrastructure. The reservoirs in Bulembu are one of the areas that need replacing, such as the one pictured below. It will replace the tank in the background. The foundation has been laid and the outer frame is being installed.…

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