Board Members

Nomsa Mashaba

Nomsa Mashaba is the Chairperson of the Board of Directions. She is a former lawyer and magistrate and was the Head of Department of Public Works for Mpumalanga Province. She is presently a business woman with good business skills to share. Nomsa is committed member of the team and donates her time and energy to helping those in her communities who are in need



Thulisile Nkambule 

Thulisile Nkabule is a pastor of local church (along with her husband) and also very involved in working with the youth in her community. She has development experience and is a trained counselor. Thuli is the community representative in our team of board members.


Phutumile Dumisa

Phutumile Dimisa, a founding board member, has a background in teacher training, was the CEO of a large teacher training programme in Mpumalanga and is now a educational consultant for various organisations . Phutumile has many years of practical management experience and is known as an excellent fundraiser and speaker. She speaks 8 languages and is member of a number of boards both provincially and nationally. Her vision is to see children and youth of all races and cultures working together for a better world


Judy Rothwell

Judy is a Canadian professional accountant (CGA) and previously a partner with KPMG International. She is the treasurer of Currently she splits her time between providing financial and tax advice to individuals and businesses and working with non-profit organizations giving back to the communities locally and internationally. She has been a director of number of Canadian registered charities during the ten years. Since 2005, she has led various Canadian shorty term misson teams to South Africa to work on various projects helping orphans and vulnerable children in the province of Mpumalanga 


Tiny Motlana

Tiny is a business woman who joined the board in 2015. She has a broad range of experience from events and projects management to hotel management and real estate. Her energy and commitment are a huge suppport to the organizattion and her heart to asssit orphans and vulnerable children makes her great asset in evrything we do. 


Cindy Nsibande 

Cindy Nsibande is a South African accountant with much experience in the management and finacial acccounting field with NGOs and community development projects. Her heart is working with  oprhans and vulnerable children to uplift commmunities  and suppport families. 

Marriam Segodi

Mirrian Segodi is a teacher by profession and has worked all her life for the community in which she lives and works. Presently she is at Shishila Primary School in Msogwaba where she in head of Department. Mrs Segodi is also the founder of a ministry called Emtfontjeni Royal Charity, which assists with the Litsemba Cntre, our base in the community. Her love and compassion for orphans and vulnerable children has led her to a life long commitment to uplift these children in the communities

Heather Stephens

Heather Stephens is the CEO and secretary of the and is a trained teacher and development worker. She is Canadian by the birth but has lived and worked in southern Africa since 1982. Her experience with training teachers, youth and orphans gives her knowledge and skills to create programmes and oversee the projects in which is involved 

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The young mothers camps will take place at Ekukhanyeni on the 27th of December 2022. Mothers come with their babies and they are given life lessons.


The team will be starting their end year Camps on the 27th of November 2022. The first camp will be the young mother's camp, where young

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