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Community Development Planning

Community Development Planning: the way forward for a hope-filled South Africa
A fascinating overview of the history of community development in S.A. Plus, a bright new pathway to thriving communities!

The United Nations defines community development as “a process where community members come together to take collective action and generate solutions to common problems”.

“The whole idea of […]

By |January 1st, 2018|General Articles|0 Comments

Rural Development Consultants

Empowering businesses and communities to overcome the obstacles facing rural communities
At Umsizi our vision is to see the poor empowered to take control of their own destiny. We aim to accomplish this through sustainable rural development programmes and projects. Umsizi has a proven track record of seeing this vision implemented. Our Rural Development Consultants are […]

By |December 26th, 2017|General Articles|0 Comments

Enterprise development programmes – Meet Alpheus Mashile

‘It’s an immense sacrifice,’ many would say, but for Alpheus Mashile, a self-motivated individual with an entrepreneurial vision, the dream is larger than himself. Here is a man who looks up at the sky, predicts the weather and thanks God for a fruitful day ahead.

Preparing the right soil for vegetation in an informal settlement where […]

By |December 4th, 2017|ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT|0 Comments

World Food Day 2017

One of the greatest challenges our impoverished communities face is a lack of food security. Umsizi is turning this tide. To celebrate World Food Day for 2017, Umsizi will be holding an event to promote sustainable food security in these communities. The event aims to aid social economic development in Lion Park, North of Johannesburg, […]

By |October 4th, 2017|NEWS|0 Comments

A Youth Generating Solutions Within The Idp



All South Africa may know and celebrate June as Youth Month. But Umsizi and other organisations such as the Phronesis Student Development Trust haven’t restricted youth development to one month of the year. For this reason, Umsizi and other like-minded  organisations  gathered for the Youth Imbizo 2017. This movement is one of many […]

By |October 4th, 2017|General Articles|0 Comments