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Why did we combine a Yoga retreat with a Xhosa language immersion?

by Craig Makhosi Charnock, UBuntu Bridge and YhoXhosa founder Please note that this retreat is about learning Xhosa, and experiencing community in a different way. Any yoga, movement, or meditation classes are completely just an added option for participants, entirely optional and accessible for all levels! This is not a fancy yoga retreat! 😁 Right, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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African Language Learning in Schools Solution – School Xhosa

A PDF proposal was created in 2016 to provide a more visual vision. We remain unattached to whether we are involved as an organisation or not, but wish dearly for some sort of similar project to be implemented on a national level, for the good of our nation, and the youth of our country. Download […]

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Upcoming Village Experience – April 2009

Feedback on December 2008 village experience: “It was amazing! All went very well, I have no complaints. Kath & Sibongile are great teachers, thank you guys. I loved staying with the Matsoboyi family, they were really sweet and made me feel part of their family. Mdumbi is beautiful – kumnandi kakhulu ezilalini! The village experience […]

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Village Experience in April 2008

A group of adventurous Xhosa language learners spanning three generations and a 50% gender split successfully navigated the gentle rolling hills of the lali’s (rural villages). Here are some pics and what they had to say: “spending a week living and being in the village was incredible, i was completely amazed at how i was […]

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