Using animal care to support child development Parenting training - play dough is for all ages VUSUMNOTFO - Parenting for a Sustainable Future Recovery


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Vusumnotfo is a Swazi Not-for-Profit organization whose formation was authorized by community leaders in northern Eswatini following the 1991/92 drought. These leaders identified "dependency" as the underlying factor limiting sustainable development at community level. They attributed the deep roots of "dependency" to be interwoven issues specific to Eswatini and the region. To reverse this negative cycle of "dependency" in ways relevant to their communities, they formed Vusumnotfo . Accordingly our strategy reflects Eswatini's many proverbs that the betterment of the future is through the child - "Umntfwana ngumliba loya embili". Our ration... read more

Project Leaders
kathy gau
kathy gau
Katherine J Gau, James Tsabedze
Organization Information
P.O. Box 229
Piggs Peak, Hhohho Region H108
+268 2431-4236
Organization Information
P.O. Box 229
Piggs Peak, Hhohho Region H108
+268 2431-4236

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

Our Annual Gobolondlo Mountain Hike

By Katherine J Gau | Director

846 people participated in our Annual Gobolondlo Mountain Hike on May 12, 2024. This is a challenging yet fun! hike that reflects our Problem Statement articulated by the community leaders who... Read the full report ›

#56/The joy of companionship

By Sbongile Kuene | Programme Assistant

When community participants come to Vusumnotfo for training they tend to be a bit nervous when greeted at the gate by Rocky, Duma and Zama. Slowly but surely over the course of a training session... Read the full report ›

Promoting a love of reading at family and community level

By Katherine Gau | Vusumnotfo, Director

Although the official adult literacy rate in Eswatini is 91.3%, a common siSwati expression says that “if you want to hide something from a Swazi, put it in a book.” Official literacy... Read the full report ›
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