Agents of Change

Agents of Change

In 2018 I met Raymond, the Sizanani coordinator at Tshepo.  Raymond came to Johannesburg to escape poverty but also saw it as an opportunity to live outside his comfort zone. He got involved with Northcliff Union Church, through his brother who was already involved at...
One Child

One Child

The Windsor Aftercare reopened in June 2021, after closing in March 2020 due to Covid-19 lockdown regulations. For one child, the reopening of the Windsor aftercare meant the world: this is his story. Lethabo, coordinator at the aftercare spoke to John* a 12 year old...
Growing old better

Growing old better

On 14 October, Tshepo Community Development Initiative, the Ekklesia Park Retirement Village and Home for the Aged and Domus Dei congregation joined forces to host a lovely morning for the elderly community. The theme of the morning spoke to how to grow older, better....
#HopeForChildrenGolfDay

#HopeForChildrenGolfDay

 2021 is an odd year. We are all holding our breath, trying to come to terms of the events of 2020 while cautiously looking to see what’s waiting around the next corner. Yet, with or without us, nature continues to travel its course and winter has made way to longer...
Madiba Day 2021

Madiba Day 2021

For the past two years events that have become institutions for NGOs, like the annual #Madibaday, have become a challenge. Individuals and organisations have had to become creative to find ways to still serve the community and challenge the good energy generated by...
Getting back to ‘a new normal’

Getting back to ‘a new normal’

The Tshepo aftercare in Windsor, has been closed since the start of lockdown in March 2020. A hard hit for the community and the kids, whose lives changed overnight. Many people lost their income, kids couldn’t go to school anymore and the community faced an overall...
Farming God’s Way

Farming God’s Way

In line with the start of our new project called Gardens of Faithfulness, which is rooted in the gardening methods and procedures of Farming God’sWay – which in turn is practiced by Tshepo in our own organic garden of grace: Sizanani. Farming God’s Way is a...
Gardens of Faithfulness

Gardens of Faithfulness

In response to the growing unemployment and economic challenges, Tshepo has partnered with Farming God’s Way to empower people to grow their own food. The Gardens of Faithfulness programme teaches simple techniques and principles to grow food gardens in urban...
How to order

How to order

How to order from Tshepo Community Development Initiative We have an amazing range of seasonal organic veggies, compost, potting soil and seedlings that can be brought from Tshepo Community Development Initiative. How to order from Tshepo Community Development...