PHAKAMISA is pronounced pa-ga-mee-sa.
A Zulu word meaning 'to uplift.'

TOGETHER
WITH YOUR HELP

PHAKAMISA strives to offer a hand UP to people from impoverished communities, reaching out to those whose lives have been affected by the impact of HIV/AIDS with the beneficiaries of our work being THE MARGINALISED CHILDREN

WE ARE MAKING A DIFFERENCE

NEWS

There is an increase in orphans & vulnerable children in our wandering schools.

With your help we have clothed 500+ children with warm clothes.

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Demand for Wander bags/Food warmers on the increase.

 

 

 

Morning devotions are still powerful each and every day.

We share a little more here.

Touching Lives -  see how a little contribution makes a HUGE difference in someone’s life.

A CAREGIVER WRITES

‘I would like to thank PHAKAMISA,they change our lives from nothing to something. I was no one but today I am someone. Phakamisa is a light that shines through dark and makes you see your way.

PHAKAMISA PARTNERS

‘PHAKAMISA PARTNERS’ make a huge difference as their regular giving allows us to plan and implement our work secure in the knowledge that we have a regular source of income. Please make a difference and become a Phakamisa Partner.
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A hand UP not a hand OUT.



Help us to uplift people from impoverishment.

OUR AIM

PHAKAMISA is a ministry of Pinetown Methodist Church (South Africa) and exists to serve and uplift impoverished communities through the provision of educational training, resourcing and support.

A POSITIVE START

PHAKAMISA’s Educare programme enables 10,000 pre-school children from impoverished communities to receive a quality pre-school education. Find out more

LIFE SUSTAINING

With PHAKAMISA’s help 1,700 people caring for orphaned and vulnerable children are better equipped to support their charges. We believe if the Caregiver is kept strong, the children WILL benefit. Read more