We shift the conversation away from the needs of the poor to a call to build on what the poor already have - willing hearts and minds that just need an opportunity.
Poverty alleviation, unemployment and job creation is addressed by providing income generating skills training, mentorship & small business support to community members. Practical courses in sewing, baking, crafts, bead weaving, ceramics, hair braiding, textile art, business skills and computer skills.
Crime prevention is addressed through partnering with the local prison and organizations thereby assisting them by providing skills training for ex-offenders and offenders.
The plight of orphaned and vulnerable children is addressed by providing income-generating skills training to caregivers.
Health issues are addressed by providing HIV AIDS Awareness classes.
Business failure is addressed through the provision of mentorship and ongoing support for past Zikulise trainees and through support and training for existing business owners.