Struggles on the Ground: #Afterschool programmes confronted with COVID-19

In accordance to the World Health Organization (WHO) COVID-19 is a severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) that has been confirmed as the causative virus of COVID-19. To date. COVID-19 has become a global pandemic that continues to spread across the globe, it appears to remain largely in refutation about the scale of the […]

Bertha Phohlela

Will Community Based Organisations (CBOs) survive the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic?

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about a lot of feelings and thoughts with it. Two weeks ago, I am most certain that everyone especially in the communities I serve were only worried about ‘earning a living’, however, the Covid-19 pandemic has brought about a new psychological shift to ‘staying alive’.  When everyone is worried about […]