‘GGC awards brought us together’

‘GGC awards brought us together’

*This article is from our 2020 edition of our On The Field CHW magazine and has been slightly edited. When asked what he planned to do with the prizes he won, which included cash and a scale, Nkomazi’s top-performing Community Health Worker (CHW), Nhlanhla...
Youth is key to growing great communities

Youth is key to growing great communities

*This article is from our 2020 edition of our On The Field CHW magazine and has been edited for brevity. Zeph Maseko, the team leader of four Grow Great Champions (GGC) clubs in the Nkomazi area, believes that age played an important role in the success of his clubs....
Going the extra mile pays off

Going the extra mile pays off

“My shift ends at half past four but sometimes I work until six o’clock and I don’t mind. I’m always willing to work much longer,” said Tintswalo Gladys Mabunda from Nkomo Village in Giyani. It is this dedication that saw Mabunda crowned Giyani’s top Community Health...
Sibongile’s strategy for success

Sibongile’s strategy for success

When Sibongile Novunga took over the leadership of a former Grow Great Champions (GGC) coach’s club, she had no idea that she would accomplish so much with her group of dedicated community health workers (CHWs). Her club, Mgobodi, finished top of the GGC Superleague...
Sowing the seeds of change

Sowing the seeds of change

It can be easy to forget that you are in Johannesburg’s inner city when you enter the Bertrams Inner City Farm. The farm is not far from the famous Ponte Tower in Hillbrow, and just a few blocks away from the Ellis Park Stadium, and many people would find it hard to...