Nonceba a place of healing

Nonceba a place of healing

A Khayelitsha mother of three was able to leave her abusive husband and start a career, thanks to help from the Nonceba Family Counselling Centre. Nonhlanhla, 33, (not her real name) says the centre gave shelter and care to her and her children, now aged 14, 11 and nine, for eight months in 2016. She […]

Aftercare school Program

Lunga aged 12 stays with her grandmother and is in Grade 7. The Nonceba After School Program Facilitator noticed that Lunga did not have a proper school uniform and was really struggling academically. The facilitator started to assist with Lunga’s homework and a visit to her home was completed to assess the home environment. It […]

Schools Program

Nonceba Safe houses

A child abuse awareness session was provided by Nonceba to children in Grade 1 at Lukani primary school. The Nonceba facilitator noticed a child who was very quiet in class as she was doing her presentation. She spoke to the teacher who informed her that the child was a victim of rape and had never […]


Nonceba shelter

Lindiwe (not her real name) is a 27-year-old mother of 3 young boys, 12 years old, 5 years old and 6 months old.  She found out that she was HIV positive when she was pregnant with her last-born child. Her boyfriend who is the father of the 6-month-old was physically and verbally abusing her. She […]

Children and Families

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Zizo (not her real name) is a 7-year-old girl who was raped by her mother’s boyfriend, who is 38 years old. They were all living in the same house. The mother worked and would leave home early and the boyfriend tragically took advantage of Zizo.  A neighbour thankfully noticed that the child was withdrawn and […]