2 September 2017 Beadmaking to Beat TB

6 Sep 2017 - 10:15

Mrs Linda Sibeko, Project Coordinator at Ikamva Lethu Cooperative, Zwelethemba, Worcester.


On Thursday 24 August 2017, the South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative (SATVI) partnered with Ikamva Lethu, a women’s cooperative based in Worcester, in presenting a bead making workshop to learners at the Sinetemba Aftercare Centre in Zwelethemba, Worcester.

SATVI sponsored bead material whilst the educational workshop was facilitated by the Ikamva Lethu members, reaching 72 learners, with the focus on TB Signs and symptoms, treatment and making a bead item which contains TB message.

Who are Ikamva Lethu?

IKamva Lethu, is a women’s cooperative, aside from bead making, also runs a soup kitchen from the Unobunto Multi Purpose Centre in Zwelethemba, for the needy in this community. The project coordinator, Mrs Linda Sibeko facilitated the training session, involving the aftercare learners and her cooperative.

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