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Our Strengths | Umthathi Training Project


  • Experienced staff;
  • Strong director;
  • Strong long-term partnerships with funders;
  • Staff have a clear understanding of our processes and all work towards the same goal;
  • Sound financial and administrative systems;
  • Continuous staff development;
  • Team work;
  • Sustainable programmes;
  • Strong local partner support;
  • Close proximity to the community;
  • Able to support local NGO's (facilities).


  • Umthathi becomes more self-sustainable;
  • Projects become more self-sustainable and participants take ownership of the project;
  • Take care of equipment;
  • We grow our own seedlings;
  • Staff develop "show case gardens";
  • Access local government funding;
  • To develop Xhora Street in a "Green Street";
  • Mayor's launch promise comes into effect;