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Our vision is of a community where there is no discrimination against women and children.

The centre handles more than 1200 per year and those cases are handled by Masisukumeni trained counsellors at the Centre, some cases are supported by the Social Worker who is paid by the Social Development.

The centre also provive Para-Legal Assistance and more than 400 people are assisted by Masisukumeni paralegal offices which are funded by Anglo American.

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Founded: July 1994 as a community based organisation by Dr. C.T. Sideris and Ms. Rachel Nsimbini Nkosi

Masisukumeni envisions a community where there is no discrimination against women and children on the basis of gender shaped by oppressive socio-cultural beliefs and practices, and women and girls are empowered to be free and safe to live their own lives. It is Masisukumeni's hope to one day have:

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Masisukumeni Women's Crisis Centre is located in the Nkomazi region of Mpumalanga province. Nkomazi, part of the former KaNgwane homeland under the apartheid regime, is a piece of land wedged between Kruger National Park to its north, Mozambique on its eastern border and Swaziland in the south.

Address: Stand 2 Tonga View, Kwalugedlane, Nkomazi East, Mpumalanga
Telephone: +2713-780 3364
FAX: +2713-780 3364
E-mail: masisukumeni at
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