Showing posts from July, 2018


Dear Thembalitsha Friend, We are halfway through 2018 and it has been a busy period filled with many challenges and highlights.  The socio-political environment in which Thembalitsha operates and delivers quality services is becoming more and more difficult. Sometimes just getting to work is a challenge, with bus driver strikes, taxi strikes, closure of roads due to violent riots and continuous protest action, especially leading up to election time next year. Why do we continue with our mission? And more importantly, why should you continue supporting us while all is clearly not going well in South Africa?  Isn’t it true that while a small handful of people are taking part in political games and agendas, while corruption, crime and unemployment are not addressed, it is always the ordinary person that pays the price? The majority of people in South Africa who are poor, unemployed, uneducated and without proper housing and basic health s