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As the country commemorates Women’s Month, under the theme, “Women’s Socioeconomic Rights and Empowerment: Building Back Better for Women’s Resilience”, civil society organisations like Umtata Women Support Centre (UWSC) make it their daily mission to provide gainful employment opportunities, psychosocial support and counselling to women who experience gender-based violence(GBV) and domestic abuse

Posted in Stories on 25 August 2022

Based in Mthatha, the organisation creates a safe space for women and provides holistic healing interventions that target physical, spiritual, psychological and financial wellness.Born into a nuclear family of nine children in Willowvale Village of Mbhashe, she aspired to become a teacher. She went on to study BCom accounting and personnel management before starting her career at Standard Bank of South Africa until her resignation in 2015 at managerial level.