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Joreta Chiawelo Dlamini Senaoane (CDS) Area WriteUp

1. Establishment

  • Date: Year 2010
  • Venue: Member’s Homes
  • Chairperson: Mrs N Madalani

2. Venue

  • Chiawelo Community Centre

3. Establishment of current venue

Due to an increase in membership, meetings held at members’ homes were no longer possible. The then chairman LK.Maluleke approached the former ward councilor, the late Mr J Nemaungani, for permission to use the community hall at Chiawelo Community Centre. CDS was granted permission without paying rental due to the following community projects:

  • Organized learners who had completed school to assist learners with homework after school, especially those who were good in Maths & Science.
  • Bringing teachers together.
  • Assisting community clubs(societies) in writing their constitutions as well as affidavits.

4. Meeting days

  • 1st Wednesday of each month
  • Time: 10h00 – 12h00

5. Current Membership

  • 116 members

6. Activities

  • Cultural Activities
  • We celebrate every event of that month. Ie:
    • February: Valentines Day.
    • April: Mother’s Day
    • June: Father’s Day
    • August: Woman’s Month
    • September: Heritage Day
    • We also celebrate birthdays.
      • Celebrants for that month organize themselves and decide on what to buy and share with all the members.
  • Outings
  • Especially at the end of the year
  • Fundraising
  • The outings are part of fundraising.

7. Wellness committee

  • Visit the sick and house bounds
  • They render prayers and encourage them

8. Previous Chairpersons

  • Mrs N Madalani
  • Mr L.K Maluleke
  • Mr M.J Singo

9. Current Chairperson

  • Mr T.S Nemakhavhani