Our central aim as defined in our constitution is to make a meaningful contribution towards social relief and empowering our communities through development and training. Ziphakamise means “Lift Yourself Up” in the indigenous Zulu language. This vision is deeply entrenched in our way of approaching our work. That is: to assist and empower individuals who in turn help to “Lift Up” their Communities.
Ziphakamise Social and Development Organisation, was founded in 1976, at a place called Nyandezulu and Murchison in the region now referred to as Hibiscus Coast Municipality, KwaZulu-
Ziphakamise is a Non-
With the help of our Sponsors, Friends and other Affiliates, we are an Organisation who makes an invaluable difference in the lives of the less fortunate. We effectively distribute resources to support training and development initiatives in vulnerable communities and to provide relief within our area of operation.
sponsor a child
All of the children we help have suffered
tremendously in their young lives. Many have survived abuse and neglect, some
have lived alone on the streets. They all know a life of extreme poverty.
“All children are created
equal and are entitled to basic human rights and freedoms and all children
deserve respect and special care and protection as they develop and grow”