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ID number  :            8801125937089

Marital Status   :      Not Married

Drivers Liscence :  Code 8

Education

Jan 2013Dec 2015

Masters in Practical Theology (Gender and Health within in Community Development)

University of Stellenbosch
Jan 2012Dec 2012

Post Graduate Diploma in Theology (Pastoral Care)

University of Stellenbosch
October 2014

Accredited Assesors Training

Creatividad Consultancy
2013Present

Accredited Trainer of Trainers

Gauteng Talent Management solutions
Dec 2016

Neuro Linguistic Programming and Life Coaching  

Action Factory
Feb 2015Marc 2016

Gender Reconciliation Yearlong Training of Trainers Course

Gender Reconciliation International

Dec2016Dec 2016

Life Coach Training Course

Action Factory
May 2016Present

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.

Work History

Dec 2016Present

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 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

Program Manager

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

Jan 2013Present

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.
  • We are to design strategies that meet the needs of each context within the province
Jan 2014Present

Process co-ordinator

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).
  • 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 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

Church Council

Maitland Community Church
  • Assisted in the leadership of the congregation.
Jan 2014Present

Co-ordinator

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

Learning Facilitator

Camissa Education
  • 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

Trainer

Activate Leadership
  • 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

Youth Worker

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
Jan 2014Present

Middle Manager

Inclusive and Affirming Ministries
  • Consolidated  a  monthly report and submitted that to my line manager.
  • Facilitated monthly work reviews.

Feb 2012Jan 2014

Board Member

Yizani Sakhe
  • I was treasurer on the board.
Feb 2012Feb 2015

Board of Directors

Masisakhe Organisation
  • I was responsible for operations and program implementation.
Jun 2011Nov 2012

Youth Development Project Coordinator

Bambanani Fruits
  • 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

Researcher

IGUBU Leadership Develepment
  • We worked on human development projects with little toddlers within various schools.
Feb 2009Dec 2011

Volunteer

Vision K
  • In This position I worked as a volunteer with youth inschools
  • I facilitated life skills programs
  • And mentored young people from grades 10-12