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Community Development Planning

January 1st, 2018|0 Comments

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 […]

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Rural Development Consultants

December 26th, 2017|0 Comments

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 […]

Enterprise development programmes – Meet Alpheus Mashile

December 4th, 2017|0 Comments

‘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 […]

World Food Day 2017

October 4th, 2017|0 Comments

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 […]

A Youth Generating Solutions Within The Idp

October 4th, 2017|0 Comments



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. […]

Broad-based livelihood development

September 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Livelihood refers to the means by which people are able to provide for themselves. A fisherman who catches fish to support his family by selling as well as eating them has fishing as his livelihood. […]

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Rural Development Action Plan

July 2nd, 2017|1 Comment

Four Steps to an Unbeatable Rural Development Action Plan
There is a recognisable need for rural development in South Africa. The public and private sectors agree. We need to see sustainable economic growth in our rural […]

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Enterprise Development Initiatives

May 27th, 2017|0 Comments

There is a widespread need in South Africa for positive change. Many live below the breadline in underprivileged and disadvantaged communities. The majority of individuals in these communities are unable to improve their own circumstances. […]

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Social & Labour Plan – Improve yours with our CSI services

May 1st, 2017|0 Comments

Since 2004, your Social & Labour Plan (SLP) has been a crucial requirement for your mining rights. Those who are in management positions in the mining industry know that the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) […]

Putting an end to poverty

April 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

Helping the Needy: 3 ways you can make a difference
We live in a world of great need. It’s easy to notice. You can see it every time you leave your house. Beggars and those who […]