Gender Reconciliation Yearlong Training of Trainers Course
Gender Reconciliation International
United Nations Periodic Review Training
Introductory overview of all the UN bodies and mechanisms and how they inter-relate.
The UPR process,
Writting UPR reports and recommendations,
Equiped me with a framework and how to write UPR reports,
UPR advocacy and follow-through during the review process,
It helped me understand the UN Treaty bodies,
How to expand UPR reports into Treaty Body reports, and
WorKshop helped me engage with Country level follow-up post-UPR/Treaty Body/SP process.
Co-founder and fascillitator
End Rape Initiative
National Task Team
Doj and Constitutional development
As a team we are tasked to create links with other government departments and initiatives within the DOJ & CD such as the Combat Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance programme, as well as other Chapter 9 Institutions that promote the rights of the LGBTI community, thus making use of a multiple and intersectoral approaches including HIV & AIDS for greater positive impact on the lives of LGBTI persons.
We are tasked to strengthen government’s ability to respond to the needs and vulnerabilities of LGBTI persons, as well as complementing and re-enforcing the capacity of CSOs that provide services, are involved in advocacy and have access to LGBTI persons.
To create awareness and improve the capacity of key services such as the South African Police Services, the National Prosecuting Authority, the Department of Social Development, the Department of Health as well as Correctional Services in order to eliminate gaps within the criminal justice system and provide better access to justice for LGBTI persons
In collaboration with other NTT members we are also responsible to tackle gender and sexual orientation-based violence in conjunction with other key role-players making use of diverse strategies in order to guarantee the realization of the rights of LGBTI persons.
Oct 2005Dec 2012
Iketsetse Mission Outreach
Managed the coordination of youth led initiatives around the country.
Had oversight over the training and capacity building of youth volunteers
defining and clarifying the programme's objectives in alignment to Iketsetses vision and mission
I worked to ensure effective quality assurance and the overall integrity of the programme - focusing inwardly on the internal consistency of the programme
Managing the programme's budget, monitoring expenditure and costs against delivered and realized benefits as the programme progresses
Ensured that volunteer there is allocation of common resources and skills within the programme's individual projects
Managed third party contributions to the programme
I managed communication with all stakeholders
I initiated extra activities and other management interventions wherever gaps in the programme were identified or issues arose with volunteers in the various provinces.
I reported the progress of the programme at regularly to the director to take appropriate action for the smooth running of the programs
Provincial Task Team
Doj and Constitutional development
Similar to the NTT, the provincial task team works together with various stakeholders to ensure efficient reporting and decrease of hate crimes committed against young LGBTQI persons at a provincial level
The task of our collaborative efforts at the PTT are to address gender and sexual-based violence at the provincial level, in collaboration with the health departments focus on HIV and AIDS.
We are to design strategies that meet the needs of each context within the province
Inclusive Affirming MInistries
I ran capacity building training workshops with other co-facilitators to empower church leaders and congregations on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identities (SOGI) work with people living with HIV & AIDS.
Conducted dialogues within congregations and theological institutions on contextual theology and issues of homosexuality.
Worked with church leaders within townships around issues of sexual diversity and how to read the bible contextually utilizing the Ujamaa center for community development resources.
One on one networking with church leaders and relevant stakeholders around advocating for the inclusion of sexual minorities and people living with HIV & AIDS within congregations around South Africa.
Was responsible for processes within the Anglican Church , Uniting Reformed, Presbyterian, Methodist , African Methodist Episcopal and Moravian Church.
Wrote theological articles and publications for social media and websites. Currently writting a contribution for a South African queer theological anthology.
Reported to the Program Manager.
Jan 2013June 2015
Maitland Community Church
Assisted in the leadership of the congregation.
Youth For Justice
In collaboration with many other youth development structures. I conducted training camps which capacitated young learners in Schools to address Injustices in their Schools and communities.
Jul 2014Dec 2015
I assisted young adult learners who have learning difficulties.
I coordinated the extra classes
I liaised with the educator regarding learner performance and assessment
planned any extra curricular activity
Jun 2013Dec 2013
I trained participants on Issues youth development and social justice.
I submitted reports to the program manager.
Liaised with Operations manager and manage own budget and petty cash requirements within policy framework and guidelines.
Liaised with relevant ACTIVATE! portfolios to ensure efficient logistic and communication arrangements.
Provided logistical and communication information.
May 2013June 2015
Maitland Community Church
I am youth worker in the Church and the surrounding Schools.
designed youth relevant programs
facilitated youth groups
coordinated the link between the church and the school
worked on a one on one basis with young people
Career guidance and councelling
Inclusive and Affirming Ministries
Consolidated a monthly report and submitted that to my line manager.
Facilitated monthly work reviews.
Feb 2012Jan 2014
I was treasurer on the board.
Feb 2012Feb 2015
Board of Directors
I was responsible for operations and program implementation.
Jun 2011Nov 2012
Youth Development Project Coordinator
I trained young people from various youth development. organisations as well as their managers with skills in community development and socio-economic upliftment.
Oversight over the budget and spending for the program
Designed program to train on youth leadership and capacity building
Scheduling training and conducting relevant needs assessments with learners
Liaised with the manager for corporate social investment
Submitted reports to the manager on program
Apr 2010Jul 2010
IGUBU Leadership Develepment
We worked on human development projects with little toddlers within various schools in and around Stellenbosch.
Feb 2009Dec 2011
In This position I worked as a volunteer with youth inschools
I facilitated life skills programs
And mentored young people from grades 10-12
Care and Support for people living with HIV & AIDS
HIV & Councelling skills
Programme Monitoring and Evaluation
Using outcomes based reporting, i have had to report to various stakeholders on program progress
Have held various managerial roles within NGOS
Record-keeping and Reporting
Intersectoral negotiation skills
Development of subordinates
Utilizing my skills in Life Coaching I am able to work with those I supervise
Gender Diversity Training
I am involved in training for gender equality and inclusion
Gender mainstreaming and Gender Responsive Budgeting
I have designed and implemented gender initiatives within various contexts
Creativity and Innovation
Flexibility and Adaptability
I do the best with what I have
I speak 6 of the official languages we speak in South Africa
English, Afrikaans, Tswana, Sesotho, Zulu,Xhosa
Training Management and Intervention design
Training of Trainers
Race and ethical reflection
Working in South Africa contexts that requires one to reflect ethicaly.
Community Development Trainer
I have designed and implemented various community development interventions with multiple contexts
Program design within an youth development context
I have designed training's and models collaboratively with young people.
I facilitate immediate change and transformation in a clients life
I am a public speaker
After a postgraduate degree. I can design and conduct action research interventions.
Life Skills fascilitator
I am able to facilitate and design life skills programs for various groups through experiential learning
Crime Prevention planning
Through working in high crime areas, i have been able to develop strategies and campaigns for crime prevention
Human development through Adventure Training
I have skills in designing facilitating experiential learning interventions