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.


Goodbye and Thanks from a Grateful Parent

Goodbye and Thanks from a Grateful Parent

We have edited this glowing letter dated 9th December 2020 from a grateful parent about his 12 year-old daughter in order to protect their anonymity. “We came to Empilweni in May 2020 because my wife’s mental health condition put a lot of strain on our children’s...

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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.