a feeding scheme run by volunteers, funded by south africans

What is Lubunjwa Luseve?

oct2009pics341How can we inspire an abandoned child, whose life is lonely, empty, to dream of a better future?

We have all done a great thing by providing the vulnerable children with lunches. And as we achieve greater stability with this, we feel we need to do more, provide more.

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The Lula Isandla Trust

The charitable vehicle responsible for initiating, administering and implementing the visions and goals of Lula Isandla is the Lula Isandla Trust (“the Trust”).

The Trust was established in 2010 as a result of the continued success and growth of Lula Isandla and the resultant need to establish a formal charitable vehicle.

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The Trustees

The trustees are a group of enthusiastic South Africans passionate about their country.

Their role is to make sure the trust follows the correct path and adheres to the riginal intention of Lula Isandla.

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The Vukuza Mamas

The Vukuza Mama's are a group of volunteer women from within the community who give of their time to support the children.

Not only do they help out at the community center with preparing meals and mentoring the children, but they are the eyes and ears in the community. They provide feedback on the children so that those who are too shy to ask for help are nonetheless provided with the appropriate support.

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What we do

With greater stability and certainty of funding, comes the confidence to increase and enhance what is achieved at Lula Isandla.

The feeding scheme will hopefully always be the focus of what we do. But as the children are physically cared fore, so their need for mental an emotioanl support grows. There are lots of plans of how to help and assisst. These are some of the things we have planned.

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The Team

Fakazile Mchunu
Bonginkosi Ndlovu
Claire Johnston

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What is Lula Isandla?

ToMphophomeniLula Isandla provides nourishing weekday lunches for vulnerable children in the small township of Mpophomeni in Kwazulu Natal.

These children, all of school going age, head up their own households because their parents are absent - absent because they have died of an HIV related illness; absent because they have turned to substance abuse; absent because they have moved elsewhere to look for work.

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