Tholwana e Molemo
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2. Vision and Mission
To be a prominent Free State based non profit organisation delivering a broad spectrum of services with a footprint across South Africa and the African continent.
Implement programmes and projects that contribute towards the following aspects of communities:
* community development
* health and wellness including HIV and AIDS awareness
* nutrition and food security
* economic development and entrepreneurship
* skills development
* job creation
* organisational capacity building
3. Organisational Structure
4. Overview of organisation’s activities
Tholwana E Molemo is a Free State based non profit organisation registered on 05 July 2006 in terms of the Nonprofit Organisation Act, 1997 with registration number NPO 049-618. Tholwana currently operates in all five districts of the Free State Province in various capacities and projects. Tholwana’s administrative office is at 14 Plettenberg Street, Dan Pienaar, Bloemfontein and registered head office at 2618 Unit One, Selosesha, Thaba Nchu with an implementation office at 748 Mofoka Location, Thaba Nchu.
The organisation’s main activities include the following:
Programme for Transgender people implementing an integrated, peer-led HIV/TB/ SRHR package for transgender (TG) people in the Mangaung District of the Free State Province in line with the NSP package and the National LGBTI HIV Plan for a period of three years.
the implementation of the Global Fund Advocacy Programme for Gay Men and Men that have sex with men (MSM) in the Mangaung District of the Free State Province for a period of three years.
The duties of the Implementing Agent included but were not limited to:
- Drawing of a comprehensive Site Plan including detailed Work Plan and Training Plan for consideration and approval by Local Municipality and COGTA.
- Implementation of the approved Work Plan and ensuring that it is monitored and the progress made is evaluated on a continuous basis in order to ensure adherence to the time frames and objectives of the implementation plan.
- Administrative staff ensures the generation and maintenance of accurate work registers and the uploading of information on the online Management System to ensure timeous payment of monthly stipends to participants.
- Consultations with the Reference Committee, Municipality, Provincial Departments responsible for Local Government and COGTA Provincial Coordinators on all issues pertaining to the successful implementation of this programme in Maluti-A-Phofung.
- Preparation of a monthly cost plan with a list of material requirements for procurement, source suitable suppliers, obtain competitive quotations and submit for approval to COGTA.
- Conduct a skills audit and determine the training required, source quotations from accredited training providers and oversee the training courses.
- Provide in-house capacity building for coordinators in supervisory positions.
- Undertake physical stock takes and manage Stock and Asset Control.
- Allocate beneficiaries to work teams and identify useful work to be carried out by each team in the four main anchor works i.e. Agriculture (vegetable gardens); Construction; Environmental Cleaning and Social Sector (Home Based Care, Feeding Schemes, E ECD Support)
- Oversee the implementation of the useful work.
- Provide COGTA with detailed monthly reports on the progress of the site in accordance with the approved Site Plan and Work Plan.
Re Kgaba Ka Diratswana Project
Qala Tala offered mentorship to the Re Kgaba Ka Diratswana project of the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development from July 2013 to March 2014. The main objectives of the project were to:
- Encourage the household food production and use of culturally appropriate, traditional and under-utilised food crops, including grains, root crops, fruits and vegetables;
- Promote home (backyard) and, where appropriate, school gardens and urban agriculture, using sustainable technologies, and encourage the sustainable utilisation of unused or under-utilised resources;
- Enable food insecure households, families and individuals to meet their food and nutritional requirements through production of vegetables.
More than 8000 households, schools, churches and other community institutions have been involved in the project to date in 18 towns across five districts in the Province. In total, over 31 000 people have benefited from the garden programme to date.
Entrepreneur Development: Food Security/Production
The entrepreneur development programme initiated by Qala Tala has resulted in the first participants in the mentorship programme successfully launching their own business. The business is owned by Mokete and Luckyboy Hlalele and specialises in the creation and maintenance of high yield and intensive food gardens. They also won their first contract with Sun International.
Youth Food Production Programme
The Youth Food Production Programme run by Qala Tala encourages school children to create their own gardens using waste material and growing high yield vegetables for own consumption and also to sell for income generation. Children receive certificates for their participation and engage in a social contract with Qala Tala to commit to growing their own vegetables.
- head a team of candidate researchers that will provide empirical data on a pre- determined sample of settled restitution cases (based on an assessment of the actual case files and with the assistance of a centrally developed assessment tool). The sample of case f files will be identified by the provincial team leader.
- draft 4 case studies that demonstrate thematic issues which emerge from the case research
- draft a provincial report that consolidates the findings from the respective province according to a predetermined template
- Contribute to the overall consolidation of research data and comment on the overall project report
- Decrease absenteeism among girls due to menstruation-related challenges
- Decrease teenage pregnancy
- Provide a support systems for girls and youth to complete school
- Have a vision for their futures which includes the knowledge, skills and confidence to give themselves a job.
The Bright Futures Programme is presented over twenty sessions with the learners, and then the involvement of Tholwana is at an end.
Life Skills and Peer Education Training Programme for the Department of Education in all secondary public schools throughout the whole Free Sate Province.
4. Additional Information
Tholwana e Molemo has participated in the EPWP program delivery through the deployment of Youth Facilitators to Training Service Providers. The organization has facilitated the employment of Youth Facilitators in various job opportunities through its vast network of associates. Some of the Youth facilitators have participated in international youth programs as national representatives.
Tholwana e Molemo
NPO 049-618 / 2006/049618/08
Non Profit Organisation
14 Plettenberg Street, Dan Pienaar,Bloemfontein, 9301
748 Moroka Location, Thaba Nchu, 9780
PO Box 29604, Danhof, 9310
+27(0)51 436 3044
+27(0)51 436 9944
+27(0)82 464 2985
1. Institutional Information
BOARD OF GOVERNANCE:
Designation Gender Ethnic Group
Chairperson Female Black
Deputy Chairperson Female Black
Board Member Female Black
Board Member Male Black
Board Member Male Black
Designation Gender Ethnic Group
Chief Executive Officer Female Black
Financial Manager Female Black
Operations Manager Male Black
Administrative Manager Female Black
Youth Development Manager Male Black
Human Resource Manager Female Black