Welcome to Mawotsheni Community Projects!


About Us.


Mawosheni Community Project



to support and fund a community project, to build a pre-school, a community centre for afterschool activities, clinic, shop, food garden, volunteer centre(..phew) and to offer a rural community an inclusive, safe and inspiring place to be a part of, to grow, learn and to be proud of and most importantly, to carry on for the generations to come.That’s the plan.We are in the first year of development and huge’ Enkosi Kakhulu’s’ (big thanks) to the hard work of absolutely everyone that has supported the Mawotsheni community project.


Company Overview

Go to Willen& Doen website www.willenendoen.com. 



Mawotsheni Community Project is a very special place built from pure love by a great team of people. Mawotsheni started in 2009 when Wil Groot from Willen en Doen in Netherlands, a much loved, charismatic whirl wind of a man, meets Nomapuzi , a gentle and incredibly hard working Xhosa mama with an equally huge heart and work ethic to match.


General Information

In an area forgotten by their government, bottom of the municipality ‘care pile’, the Transkei is still suffering from all consequences of apartheid, poor health, education, employment rates and infrastructure, to name the most obvious. Mawotsheni is no exception. There is (or was(“,) nothing really, apart from homesteads, and a gravel road that doesn’t lead to anywhere.
Nomapuzi for 2 years had worked from a small windowless falling down rondavel to run her pre-school. Walking 3 km’s each morning to give her children the best start in life she could possibly offer. Wil from Willen en Doen, a man with an incredibly valuable plan. At the moment Ziyanda, Nontscha an Noma are running the project, with all their heart.

Mawotsheni Banking Details
FNBbank Mthatha
Branch Code 250655
Account number 62695203663


Wanna join Mawotsheni volunteer's program? Click the image above to contact us.

Go to Mawotsheni sewing album on Facebook to see our weaved recycled bags, Xhosa poncho's and cute hut badges.
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 Our Banking Details

FNBbank Mthatha South Africa

Branch Code 250655

Account number 62695203663


Mawotseni Community Project

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