Shap Shap was formed in November of 2015 when the founding members recognised a need for information and understanding on health topics amongst the Gogo’s attending our feeding schemes. We decided that we would need to create our own educational movie tutorials in isiZulu, so that we could share critical information amongst the rural communities in KwaZulu Natal – isiZulu is the most widely spoken language. By sharing information in the vernacular of those who attend our cinemas it means that our audiences are not only watching our movie tutorials, but they are actually understanding them.
Since our inception, we have amassed a library of 25 tutorials on a number of varying topics from ECD material for crèche children, high school study guides and CV creation, a healthy cooking show and various health topics such as HIV prevention, Diabetes awareness and antenatal classes.
We were formally registered as an NPC in May of 2017 and became a registered NPO in 2018.
To aid these centres we will still continue with the running of our programs which we set up at creches, schools, clinics and community halls.
Currently, we operate two community centres in: