The Sinethemba Community Organization is registered as a non – profit organization (NPO 042 735) in 2005. Through grass-roots involvement and transformation leadership, Sinethemba has contributed to lasting change in Khayelitsha. for more than five years now. Sinethemba has encouraged members of the Harare community to participate in uplifting their own community.
Leading by example, Nolitha and Mninawe Ndalasi, the founders of Sinethemba, have started and managed a number of community development projects such as: neighbourhood patrols, a community garden, a soup kitchen feeding youth affected by HIV & AIDS. In parallel, a crisis support group was initiated for abused women and in 2007 the Silulutho Youth Program was launched. The organisation has launched an educare which has 45 children ranging from 0-6years. Sinethemba is also running an after school care programme and gang-intervention programme.
Sinethemba generates income through intercultural tourism projects, crafts sale, pottery making project, detergents soap making and community catering services. Sinethemba has been receiving donations from private donors from abroad, individuals, NGO’s and some funding from government sources. Community members as well as friends and supporters donate their time and knowledge and in-kind contribution.