Lutsango Phalala Seed Producers

by Phetsile Mabuza

SILC (Savings and Internal Lending Communities) Programme

The aim of the project is to improve sustainable agricultural production while building the capacity of rural families to better manage local natural resources ( Animal Husbandry and Climate Change awareness) and improve their economic coping strategies (including Savings and Internal Lending Communities – SILC) to make them more resilient to external shocks Read more

Water is Life

by Orphanaid Welfare department

Making use of a valuable resource that is FREE!!

Caritas ESwatini Food Security and Rural Development Programme has installed six 5000 litre rain water harvesting polystyrene tanks for vulnerable households at Lubulini in the Lubombo region. This region is one of ESwatini’s worst economically disadvantaged regions. Read more

Catholic Church brings hope to Swazi Children

Some of the students that applied for the scholarship.

By William Kelly

There is a saying that goes, ‘Education is the key to unlocking doors for a brighter future’. This is true for hundreds of Swazi students from all four regions of the country that assemble at the Catholic Centre (Caritas offices) every second week of January to apply for funds to pay for their education. In truth, some even started visiting our offices as early as December 2017 to record their requests; ‘We wish to see the Bishop in order to register our request for school bursaries as we do not have any income to pay for ourselves; they would say (some with tears in their eyes). Read more

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