Etafeni is blessed to have a passionate group of trustees and staff members invested in the project. With over 100 members on our team, our collective efforts keep the centre operating and progressing.


  • Val Barry, Businesswoman
  • Heloise Solomon, Counselling, training and supervision consultant-EZIVAYO
  • Pat Mayers, Trustee, Senior Lecturer, Nursing, University of Cape Town
  • Ricki Fransman, Trustee Director, Lifeline Western Cape
  • Regina Mohlomi, Sergeant at Arms, Parliament
  • Lungisa Huna, independent development consultant
  • Oscar Siwali, independent development consultant

Senior Management Team

Staff Coordinators

  • Mzoxolo Menyo, Food Garden at Centre Coordinator
  • Ncumisa Mpahleni, Social Worker
  • Nosipho Thandeki, Afterschool Care Coordinator and OVC Coordinator
  • Nomkitha Magopeni and Nomkitha Dyasi, Coordinators, Lay Counsellor programme
  • Jeanne Cussen, Nutrition and household food gardens Manager
  • Sophia Blows, Breast-feeding Programme Coordinator
  • Brenda Nkondlwana, Fit for Life, Fit for Work Manager
  • Shaun Williams, Fit for Life, Fit for Work Junior Coordinator
  • Phumeza Diginto, Preschool Manager
  • Teresa Lumani, Income Generation Coordinator
  • Zamikhaya Ndiki, Families Matter Manager
  • Vuyiswa Nelunqna, COMAPP/Mobile VCT Unit Coordinator