SIYANAKEKELA Community Development

 

LED BY: Sekumpana Shabalala

MAIN CHALLENGES FACED BY THE COMMUNITY: Late birth registrations, crime and theft, asylum seekers.

MAIN ACTIVITIES: paralegal support, home-based care, labour disputes.

The Matatiele Local Municipality is located on the foothills of the Drakensberg Mountains. It adjoins the World Heritage Site along its western boundary and was included in the Maloti-Drakensberg Transfrontier Conservation and Development Project. The
predominantly rural Matatiele municipal area includes the commercial farmlands surrounding the service centre of Matatiele, the town of Cedarville and the township of Maluti. The main economic activities of the district are dairy farming, community services and trade.

Siyanakekela is a developing local development agency based in Matatiele. It offers home based care services, paralegal services, community outreach and awareness projects. Siyanakekela also assists community members to establish credit and savings clubs.

 

CONTACT DETAILS

ADDRESS: Ward 12, Kotsoana Village, Matatiele CONTACT:  Cell: 086 247 4101 Email: