Various members of Touching Africa Associates are currently involved with the process of developing an innovative program in support of rural development. This Rural Development Program has been initiated by and is being developed in partnership with Mosiamise Rural Development.
We are now in the process of developing the Touching Africa Cooperative UNIT, consisting of several co-operatives that represent specific services available in Touching Africa.
Disasters often occur without warning and can have devastating effects. Whilst it remains impossible to predict all-natural disasters, scientists have been able to analyse data patterns and trends to help us identify which areas are more susceptible to risk.
SCC experienced great times teaching the women various crafts and more specifically, how to handle sewing machines. They also used the opportunity to share Scripture and to have heart to heart talks with the women involved. Many of the women who have crossed paths with SCC have found good job opportunities.
We are proud of Saki Tlotleng, one of our Touching Africa Board members who is playing an enormous role in the social development sector, especially in the North West Province. Saki is now the North WEST Provincial Chairperson of the Men Sector within the South Africa National Aids Council (SANAC).
It has been a race to the finish line with the Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality Drought Relief Program, with field teams leaving in the early hours of the morning and returning late at night as well as meetings and weekly progress reports, and the geohydrological team coordinating testing rigs all day and night!.
In the previous TAG, we wrote about a village by the name of Siga where we are attempting to provide dignity through dignified water and sanitation provision in conjunction with a communal agricultural project…
Many of you have asked us, how can we be involved and take part in the Touching Africa network? So here it is! We are excited to announce we have our own TA network support system up and running and you as our valued network member are hereby invited to support Touching Africa…
The 2018 Touching Africa Leadership workshop was held on Friday, the 16th of November at the beautiful Lekwena Wildlife Estate on the outskirts of Potchefstroom. Approximately 30 delegates, traveling from as far afield as Cape Town, Pretoria, and Johannesburg met together to discuss the vision of Touching Africa and the way forward.
The year-end of 1988/1989, 30 years ago, was a very strategic turning point in my life, just like today, 2018/2019! I turned 30 then, and Christa and I had just entered the privileged age of having children, with Pieter born in 1987. Today, 30 years later, I am turning 60, and we have the privilege to move into the era of being grandparents, with number 3 on the way!