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Achievement Awards isiXhosa Course Complete

What keeps UBuntu Bridge somewhat afloat amidst our unfunded work in community development and reconciliation is the occasional opportunity to teach corporate clients.  We offer excellent corporate language training, courses, materials and team-building workshops to help adult learners in a corporate or organizational context become comfortable and confident in everyday conversations with their Xhosa speaking colleagues. […]

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Promoting multilingualism and diversity awareness for a better future at Ikamva Youth in Atlantis

Language Diversity & Reconciliation Workshop On the 29th of October 2016 UBuntu Bridge was invited by IKamva Youth Atlantis Branch to run a team-building/confidence-boosting workshop with the theme of language and diversity awareness. We needed to bridge language gaps in a fun and effective way that united the learners with the tutors on a common goal, […]

The Critical role of language and relationships in growing green economies.

UBuntu Bridge is proud of Craig Charnock to have been one of the 10 impact speakers at the 110% Green annual event#GrowingGreenEconomies. He spoke on ‘The critical role of language and relationships in growing green economies’. “Alot of people are looking at the symptoms rather than dealing with the roots of the problem” – Human Relationships […]

LOKOH Laaties with UB inspiring our kids to grow up tri-lingual

On the 30th July 2016 Quite A white Ou with UBuntu Bridge were invited by LOKOH to be part of their very first LOKOH Laaities experience as volunteer facilitators.  This was an event for kids (with their parents) from all different backgrounds to engage them in all sort of fun stuff including laughing yoga, story telling, […]

UBuntu Bridge partners with Dine with Khayelitsha

As part of community development UBuntu Bridge has for a while been in partnership with Dine with Khayelitsha, which usually takes place the first Friday of every month. On the 15th July 2016 Dine will be hosting a slight different one called Dine with Khayelitsha-Mandela Day Dinner.  There will be discussions about how far South Africa has […]

UBuntu Bridge at Somerset House Primary school inspiring young minds

UBuntu Bridge and Quite A White Ou were invited by Brenda Skelenge and Nina Wessels to Somerset House primary School on Tuesday the 21st of June 2016 to speak to the learners on the importance of learning Xhosa and other indigenous languages. Watch some video snippets here: Craig ‘Makhosi’ Charnock, the founder of UBuntu Bridge […]

UBuntu Bridge celebrating June 16 with the community of Vrygrond

Organized by Muzi Collective minds and Muizenbeg festival UBuntu Bridge was in Vrygrond in commemoration of June 16 celebrating the 40th anniversary of the youth of 1976. Bridging the gaps that continue to separate through learning each other’s languages. MaDuka blessed the audience with her poetry and Quite A White Ou performed four tracks including his […]

UBuntu Bridge South African Schools Vernacular Proposal 2016 and Beyond

  BACKGROUND: Over the last 10 years UBuntu Bridge has been developing a vision around the issue of language diversity and continued cultural and economic segregation in South Africa.  We believe it addresses multiple issues in our society, and provides viable suggestions for solving them. It has been based on  personal experience and journey of […]