Congrats to Busi Mkhize for starting up her bakery for the local community and church.
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Congrats to Busi Mkhize for starting up her bakery for the local community and church.
Kim Nixon, who heads up community projects In Epusheni St Lucia, had her prayers answered when we were able to supply an Ubuntu Micro Bakery to the community this week.
You can see the joy on their faces!
Nomfundo and Promise have taken up their new positions with pride at Musawenkosi Bakery.
Training new bakers as part of our mentoring program
This delightful bunch of ladies, headed up by Smangele Chirwa near Richards Bay are already baking up a storm for their community.
mmunity in Mayville with a Joyful response from Maureen and her team with the new microbakery.
Precious Nokubonga Mntambo and Mpendulo opened Isibonelo School Bakery in Kwa Mashu this week.
Our Nambiti Bakery ( sponsored by City Logistics)was severely hit in the looting last year and everything from the bakery was stolen
Zinhle Cwela has waited patiently for funding to begin her new Ubuntu Microbakery.
The community of Gunjaneni was so grateful for their new microbakery.
Primrose has patiently waited for her microbakery which we installed this week outside Hibberdene.
Our first bakery of the year installed and up and running with Qondeni heading up the bakery
Special Sports, headed up by Shaun Peschl, have begun a big community project in Blackburn Village in Umhlanga. The Village comprises of an informal and
Lucia Mkhize is the new head baker for a brand new Ubuntu Microbakery in Inanda
Nozipho Shange was chosen to become the head baker of the new microbakery placed at the Imbizo Foundation in Hammarsdale
So excited about this collaboration with City Logistics- upskilling a whole community with various projects, the new micro bakery being the start of the project.
Training of new bakers in the Manyoni community near Mkuze shows off our mentoring skills and ongoing commitment to our bakers in the fiel
This week saw a donation of a container and microbakery by Dezzo Roofing in New Germany, to give Samkelisiwe the chance to become the best baker ever and supply all workers in the area with much needed bread and cakes to take home.
Jabulile is an entrepreneur in her own right in the community and has received her new microbakery to enhance what she offers to her community.
Nonhlanhle and her team are wonderful entrepreneurs, growing vegetables for the community and breeding chickens.
We have partnered with Crossroads NGO and the first bakery has been placed in Ndwedwe with Zibuyisile at the helm.
Our collective bakers at the new Umbumbulu “Shakes Bakery ” include Tholakele Ngcobo, Daphney Nxele, Ivy Ngcobo, Thabisile Ngcobo and they will be baking to supply the spaza shop which Shakes runs.
Our second bakery near Nyalazi campsite was installed this week with Ncane Manqele at the helm.
Vela Njapha, the headman in the small community of Ndumakude, sent us a heartfelt request to uplift and empower the ladies in his community.
Sibahle( Joyful) has embraced her new Ubunbtu Micro Bakery into her community project in Umtwalume on the South Coast.
Nunu, who recently opened Nyalazi Campsite near Umfolozi,is passionate about his community and people and he went all out to assist in getting Thobile’s Bakery up and running.
Sinigugu is over the moon to be taught the skills of a baker with her colleagues. This school is so appreciative of a chance at
Covid has caused much struggle in many communities and organizations in our country in the past year.
Busi sent us a desperate appeal 2 months ago to assist her with a Bakery so that she could support her family and earn an income.
Isematholeni Bakery, headed by Nontobeko Nxumalo, is our latest project overseen by Department of Social Development
Khululiwe Ntshangase and her team of bakers in Mange, Mkuze, showed off their skills this week as they rocked their training and embraced their new micro bakery.
Umlando 111 Cooperative outside Empangeni is headed up by Nondumiso Ndlovu, assisting communities with her different projects.
The microbakeries are rolling out thanks to recent sponsorship received.
Nondumiso Ndlovu showing off her pizza skills in her newly acquired Ubuntu Microbakery in Marianhill.
Zama Mbehle waited patiently for a microbakery to fulfill her dreams of owning her own business and perfecting her baking skills.
An enormous thank you to Aramex for assisting a community in need in Ndwedwe with an Ubuntu Microbakery and oven.
Zodwa Xulu’s dreams came true this week with the donation of a Ubuntu Microbakery. This makes a remarkable difference for the women and children in
Gane Ntombela has been wanting to expand her baking skills for some time and we are so impressed her natural talent.
Another wonderful opportunity by City Logistics to the community outside Nambiti near Ladysmith.
Fikile Malinga has brought her team together to become bakers at the Lungelo Youth Development Centre outside Richards Bay.
Our precious Nellie, chief baker at Manyoni Bakery in Zululand, sold out of all her breads, muffins and pizzas during the 3 days of training.
We hold mentorship as a major priority in our ongoing training programme after the bakers receive their Ubuntu Microbakery.
We have been hard at work retraining new bakers at Cwebeni Bakery in Transkei.
Veronica became the first recipient this week of the Ubuntu micro bakery in an area called Mtambalala
Hollywoodbets is always at the top of their game supporting communities and providing opportunities to our people.
This week brought tears to our ladies eyes at Sicambeni Secondary School at Umngazi
We pride ourselves in the ongoing mentoring of our bakers.
The Masimbonge Foundation finally became the proud owners
We love the ladies for their passion to form their own enterprise in the farmlands.
Christinah Mkhize is the proud new owner of an Ubuntu Bakery in Mtwaluma installed last week.
Thembi became the proud owner of a new Ubuntu Oven Bakery and the ladies are dedicated and beyond thankful for their gift.
A very excited Victoria received her Ubuntu Iven Bakery and training.
Another great bakery installed and up and running with Celimpilo and her team
Congrats to Nana and Sanele in Inchanga on the start up of your Ubuntu oven and bakery.
We are thrilled to place another Ubunto oven and bakery in Inchanga.
Such excitement placing the Ubuntu oven and bakery for this needy and well deserving community.
Zoey has received her second oven to help with the orders coming in for her beautiful bread.
Head baker, Ntokoza Mahlaba was thrilled to receive her Ubuntu oven and Bakery during lockdown
Andile’s Bakery was placed in the community just before the lockdown.
A second oven for placed at Cwebeni scholl to assist with the growing demand for 80 loaves of bread a day at the school and in the community
Ntoweni Community Empangeni. Cele has baked for many years but was in desperate need of a new bakery to continue his baking
Ntombizodwa ‘Zoey’ Mgwane looks after disabled children, teaching them beadwirk and feeding them.
Two Ubuntu Oven Bakeries placed by Hollywoodbets to feed 140 vulnerable children.
Ongoing training and mentoring given to new bakers to ensure the success of the project
Aphiwe’s Bakery Aphiwe had great initiative as he approached us with a great business plan to run his bakery from home and let the female
ACFS (African Childrens Feeding Scheme). The head baker for the second bakery to be placed here is Thembisa Msimango.
Mr Duna, Head Principal and staff, received an Ubuntu Oven and bakery from our awesome donors…
Linked to ACFS, (African Childrens Feeding Scheme) the bakery is feeding hundreds of children from the bakery….
Judine Bleauw and the community received training and a microbakery in the Blue Downs community and are already pumping out the bread and muffins.
Unifam were the proud recipients of an microbakery where Gaynor Solomon is the chief baker and together with her team are aiming at creating a full time
Princess has left her full time job to take up baking fulltime to support herself and her children.
Sishi’s Bakery Bongiwe Sishi and her family are determined to make this bakery a great success
Pam’s microbakery in Cato Manor received a container with 2 microbakeries, which allows Pam to train bakers in her own business and supply the community
Project Gateway in Pietermaritzburg have benefitted from the placement of 5 ovens….
We have trained in excess of 36 bakers in the Umzinyati and Umvoti area where poverty …
Our new bakers being given the chance of new beginnings at our oven launch in Nelspruit.
City Logistics hosted a “celebrate their baker” day yesterday. Beatrice is the proud owner of her new bakery sponsored by City Logistics
“Love Grows Bakery” is the name of our new Nelspruit addition. We have placed 3 ovens into this project.
“When the winds of change blow, some people build walls and others build windmills….
Thembi and her team in Kraaifontein with her new oven delivered to her doorstep!
Vryheid – We’ve done it again, this time in Vryheid!
2 microbakeries were placed in this wonderful community who have no access to shops for miles.
What an incredible day in Hammarsdale yesterday! The Celebrate Life team celebrated Madiba´s birthday
Stunning training sessions with our new oven in Chakas Head. This community is so excited!
We found another beautiful community where the ladies get together and, as a team, clean up 3 rivers
Saw our first oven placed nationally, outside of KwaZulu Natal in the Western Cape
Our next women’s initiative in Inanda is called Ukuzakokusa. Gloria runs the most ..
Support a township baker and facilitate the delivery of free bread to children who need it. Through corporate and private funding, Celebrate Life has successfully
Aramex Durban took our Molweni project, Sinothando creche, to new heights! The whole sales team got together to paint the creche. Thank you to Spectrum Paints
Spent a great day in the Molweni district with an incredible bunch of ladies who have headed up a creche called Sinothando creche. These beautiful mama’s have
We are proud to have installed an oven at Hospice in Sherwood. As cancer and HIV……
Spent a great day in Molweni district with an incredible bunch of ladies who have headed up a creche called Sinothando creche. These beautiful mama’s
The Aramex team visited the Vukuzama Resource Centre where we installed an oven for the disabled women. Their support is greatly appreciated and it was
Another oven has been installed at Siyathuthuka creche and school, part of the Bhambayi Project. This microbakery will be feeding the children in the school
Umbimbilethu Day Care Centre in Umzumbe receives the next oven. Mrs Gumede runs a Day Care Centre for 72 children and relies totally on sponsorship for the school.
Training with Hank McGregor on North Beach, Durban The Malawi Challenge is 4 months away when 8 girls take to the waters of Lake Malawi
Thank you to our sponsors who have sponsored us for the Malawi challenge so far. Your giving spirit means so much to us and the
This week we checked in on our Savannah Park Women Empowerment programme where we have installed 2 ovens. These ladies are amazing and their enthusiasm
Johannesburg: Celebrate Life donated an oven to Susan in Diepsloot. She had spent her life baking and selling cakes on the street to put her children through school. Incredibly brave lady!
Celebrate Life has installed a second oven in Savannah Park Womens Empowerment programme. These ladies are rocking with the baking and sales of their breads
We are proud to announce we have installed an oven at Hospice in Sherwood. As cancer and HIV have been so much part of my
Celebrate Life visited Zame and Lindiwe at The Womens Organisation of Savannah Park, west of Durban. Their projects in the community are so humbling and
Celebrate Life training the new bakers at Frasers 2 on the North Coast where one of the ovens from Vision has been situated to uplift the community, empower women with the highly sustainable bread making project. Churning out muffins, snowballs, Chelsea buns and pizzas as an extra option.
Marionhill – Another oven placed! It was wonderful to watch the pride in their faces as they baked bread for resale in the community.
Gladys Zulu has taken on her new oven project in Marianhill with an energy like no other. Up early in the mornings with fellow
A heartfelt thank you to the IQRAA TRUST South Africa for donating 5 ovens for our oven projects, enabling us to empower women by assisting
Vision 153: A feeding scheme looking after the needs of 1 200 people in the North Coast Communities. The first oven initiative has been launched with them with the view of placing many more within Vision 153 to cater for the needs of the people.
Wow …and accolades to Vision 24! A feeding scheme looking after the needs of 1200 people in the North Coast Communities… The first oven initiative
Celebrate Life in partnership with the Christmas Fair Fund are so proud of Nkobongo Resource Centre for their efforts to bake 4 loaves of
This is Nkobongo Resource Centre, outside Umhlali, where we are putting a bread making oven into the community. Such an awesome place! See more pictures
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE MAMA MIMI’S BAKER OF THE MONTH! VUYISWA NKOMOZONDE Q: Vuyiswa, you have been chosen as baker of the month, how do you
The communities are empowered, excited and earning an income with the placement of ovens for bread making. This project is growing at an incredible pace
Celebrate Life creates another happy baker in the community of Ntukuso. Zamo has become the proud owner of the bread making oven, hoping to provide
Celebrate Life launched their first bread making oven into the community in Camperdown. This is a wonderful, sustainable project, empowering women and children to run
“ Celebrate Life SA has chosen it’s first donor to receive the breadmaking oven! The school is Emondini, outside Thula Thula Game Reserve . The
A new team of ladies will be climbing Mount Meru in Tanzania in October to raise awareness of our heritage on a wildlife and community
An initiative aimed at helping to save South Africa’s black and white rhino populations from being completely wiped out by poachers. The situation in the
We are looking for sponsorship, either partial or in whole, towards the final construction and erection of this iconic and much needed charitable intervention of
Abingdon Wine Estate Abingdon raised R3000 in their first raffle and funds went to the helicopter project in KwaZulu Natal. Abingdon Wine Estate – Single
PLEASE USE THE DONATE BUTTON ON THE HOME PAGE FOR THIS! Registration number: 2012/151298/08 Direct sponsorship donations in South Africa: FNB C.L.S.A.Global NPC Durban