Meet The 21

Mfundo Mngwambe

Mfundo Mngwambe

12 Years Old

Mfundo was brought to us by Social Welfare when he was 9 years old.

Nkosinathi Manyatsi

Nkosinathi Manyatsi

15 Years Old

Nkosinathi was brought by social welfare when he was 12 years old after his mother passed away.

Kwanda Manyatsi

Kwanda Manyatsi

8 Years Old

Kwanda Manyatsi came to Challenge Ministries when he was 6 years old after passing away of his mother.

Lenhle Mkhaliphi

Lenhle Mkhaliphi

10 Years Old

Lenhle was brought to us by Social Welfare when she was 8 yrs old after being neglected and physically abused by her mother.

Sinenhlanhla

Sinenhlanhla

5 Years Old

Sinenhlanhla arrived in Bulembu on the 26th of March 2019 when she was 2 years old because her mother was not able to take care of her and her father is unknown.

Tiyandza Dlamini

Tiyandza Dlamini

15 Years Old

Tiyandza is from the pine valley children’s home. she is 15 years old and was abused as a child.

Mandla Khumalo

Mandla Khumalo

23 Years Old

Mandla came to Challenge Ministries Children's Homes in 2010 after being neglected by his parents.

Banele Mgwambe

Banele Mgwambe

7 Years Old

Banele came to us when he was 4years because his mother passed away.

Siphiwayena  Matsebula

Siphiwayena Matsebula

4 Years Old

Siphiwayena came to us when he was 2years because of his mother's abusiveness to his older sister.

Makhosini Dlamini

Makhosini Dlamini

10 Years Old

Makhosin Dlaminii came to Challenge Ministries when he was 6 years old because his father was seriously ill and had could not support him.

Siyabonga Maseko

Siyabonga Maseko

4 Years Old

Siyabonga Maseko arrived in Bulembu on the 17th of September 2019 when he was two and a half years old because His parents are unable to take care of him.

Asemahle

Asemahle

2 Years Old

Asemahle came to Bulembu on the 26th of October 2019 when she was only three days old. Both parents are minors and have no financial means to care for her.

Tebenguni Simelane

Tebenguni Simelane

18 Years Old

Tebenguni Simelane is 18 years old and from the pine valley children’s home.

Journey Danso

Journey Danso

Joined Elustweni Women Centre 23 May 2019

Journey Danso joined Elustweni Women Centre 23 May 2019. Her school referred her to us after noticing her anger issues which then drove her to use of substances.

Mazwi Mgwambe

Mazwi Mgwambe

4 Years Old

Mazwi came to us when he was 3 from ABC ministries, because his mother passed away.

Promise Mamba

Promise Mamba

7 Years Old

Promise came to us on the 16th August 2021 from the Luke commission after she was dumped by her mother because she was very sick + HIV.

Nompilo Simelane

Nompilo Simelane

10 Years Old

Nompilo Simelane came to us when she was 8 yrs old because she was burned by her Granny and stayed in the hospital for 2years.

Lethokuhle

Lethokuhle

5 Years Old

Lethokuhle arrived in Bulembu on the 19 August 2016 when she was almost a year old. Her mother was mentally unstable and not able to take care of her.

Bubelebenkhosi Mtshali

Bubelebenkhosi Mtshali

6 Years Old

Bubelebenkhosi Mtshali Affectionately known as "Bu"
He is 6 years old. Bu was a perfectly normal child until at 6 months he became unwell.

Lindiwe Kunene

Lindiwe Kunene

Foster Mother

Lindiwe is a foster mother to ten girls.

Hlelsiwe Sihlongonyane

Hlelsiwe Sihlongonyane

19 Years Old

Hlelsiwe is 19 years old and is based at the pine valley children’s home.