Kwakha Indvodza

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Please watch this urgent appeal   The boys of Swaziland need your help. Check out this short film, by Elliott Couch, to find out more.

Kwakha Indvodza invited to present at the Men Engage Global Symposium in New Delhi

  Kwakha Indvodza is proud to announce that we have been selected to present a paper, based on our successes at the 2nd Men Engage Global Symposium in November this year. We will be sharing our vision and experiences with the world at this important conference on men, masculinity and gender equality, and cannot wait […]

Working hard with Kwakha’s First Work Experience Programme (WEP)

  One of the key gaps Kwakha Indvodza has identified in our boys’ journey towards adulthood is found between school and the workplace. Prior to joining, many of our participants had never considered which career they may like to pursue, or what they need to do to begin that process.   As the next step […]

Second Mahlanya Fun Day a Huge Success!

MAHLANYA – The second Mahlanya Fun Day drew a huge crowd of supporters on Saturday, despite the poor weather. The free annual Fun Day is organised by Kwakha Indvodza and partners and celebrates the young talent of Lobamba Lomzdala, as well as promoting positive messages and healthy living advice to those who attend. Crowds of […]

A New Man needs New Years Resolutions.

Welcome to Kwakha Indvodza’s 2014 Programme! This year we will be focusing on three areas of development in our Indvos: Financial Independence, Health and Responsibility.   We kicked off our 2014 programme last Saturday with a Full Mahlanya Project Meeting at the Moya Centre. 41 Indvos and Mentors gathered to talk seriously about goals, resolutions […]

First Aid Training

Thanks to Nosmilo and Whole Sum Living Group for their kind support of Kwakha’s young men. Last Saturday, 30 Indvos were lucky enough to receive an introduction to First Aid training from our vibrant, knowledgeable instructor, Nosmilo Dlamini. The boys had a great time learning anatomy, CPR and wound dressing and the Indvos loved the […]

Qibho and Sands workshop offers inspiration and reward for hard work.

National stars Qibho and Sands, from Mbabane, gave an inspirational workshop on music, writing and following your dreams. The Indvos gathered in numbers to enjoy the fruits of their hard work in the last few weeks and learn skills and writing techniques from those in the business. After the huge number of performances at the […]

Bobby’s Testimony

Ex mentor, Bobby Macaulay, who recently had to move to Glasgow for work, had these insightful words to say about what Kwakha Indvodza meant to him, and what it means to the Indvos involved: Teenage boys throughout the world face challenges in their everyday lives. Issues of confidence, self-esteem, respect, identity and, the most difficult […]

Mahlanya Makes the Man: Kwakha Indvodza brings community together

MAHLANYA, Swaziland | Sat 5 October, 2013 Over 300 people poured into the Mahlanya Fun Day on Saturday 5 October to enjoy a good dose of food, music and sport – not to mention the fashion. The warm weather matched the hospitality offered by the young men of Kwakha Indvodza, who have been planning the […]

Mahlanya Fun Day – Saturday 5th October

Come one, come all! To celebrate one year of Kwakha Indvodza activities and showcase some of the talents of our fine young men, we are proud to present the Mahlanya Fun Day, scheduled for Saturday 5th October 2013, on the field next to the Moya Centre. Come along and share some food, watch some of […]

Drugs Workshop teaches some hard truths…

Thanks Toby and Florence for a frank, inspiring and educational day! Thanks to those who turned up last week for the Kwakha Group meeting led by Toby Allison and Dr Florence. It was a great opportunity to hear Toby’s first-hand account of his life and how drugs have affected him. The Indvos (and the mentors!) […]

Goodbye and Good Luck Bobby!

We have recently, and abruptly, said goodbye to one our all-star Mentors, Bobby Macaulay, who has gone back to Scotland to vie for a job with the BBC. For those of us who could understand him, Bobby was an integral part of the establishment of Kwakha Indvodza and right from the very first planning meeting […]