Changing lives, Restoring hope.
Ukutshintsha ubomi, Ukubuyisela ithemba.

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A place of healing

Empilweni’s Goal is To improve the quality of life and witness the transformation of children, adolescents, and their families in our communities by providing culturally-appropriate, child-centered, and community-based mental health support and counselling.

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Empilweni is seeking new donations and sponsorships in order that we can reach out and do more for those in need.



Welcome to our new Social Worker, Ande Dywili

Welcome to our new Social Worker, Ande Dywili

Our staff invited our new Community Mental Health Social Worker Ande Dywili (seated on the Left) to a welcome lunch at Empilweni. Ande, who joined our team at the beginning of April this year has a Bachelor of Social Work degree from the University of South Africa...

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Our Sponsors

A BIG THANK YOU to all those who contributed to our Covid-19 Food parcel campaign. Your generosity has enabled us to step up the delivery of food parcels to our needy families enormously, but ongoing funding is needed to maintain the supply

We take this opportunity also to thank our regular sponsors and private donors who have enabled us to achieve so much for our Community in Khayelitsha and Mfuleni.

Empilweni is still seeking new donations and sponsorships in order to upgrade our satellite office in Mfuleni into a full-time service. We cannot provide effective services in Mfuleni with our current level of funding.