Youth violence is deeply normalised in South Africa and is fundamentally influenced by the high levels of
violence throughout South African society at large. As a result, the line between victim and perpetrator
is often difficult to determine because so many young perpetrators have also been victims of severe…
Over the past 16 years Khulisa has pioneered cutting edge interventions relevant to various facets of
restorative justice within the criminal justice system, schools, communities and families.
Naledi (22) is one of our divertee graduates who was referred to the
programme when he was a student at Nkobong High school in Kraalhoek
in 2019. We spoke to him about the circumstances that led to his referral,
his experiences with the programme and how it has shaped his life ever
Khulisa, in partnership with Careers Building Blocks, an organisation that specialises in developing and
conducting psychometric tests.
Khulisa’s Communities of Opportunity (CoO) programme is a research-based model used to create
the types of communities we all want to live in.
Khulisa Social Solutions, in collaboration with NOUS Counselling and Art Therapy, embarked on an
intensive training programme for social workers and social auxiliary workers to assist clients from the
LGBTQI+ community that are increasingly seeking out Khulisa for support.
Return on Investment (ROI) a key performance indicator as used by business to measure financial efficiency
In partnership with Tano AI, a branding and digital media organisation supported by a qualified and
innovative team of engineers, statisticians and data scientists, Khulisa is in the process of developing
a cutting-edge technology-driven framework for measuring social impact and social ROI.
KUK was established in 1997, which was at the time the Managing Director
met Lisa Rowles, who had expressed interest in Khulisa’s storytelling
methodology. Two years later, she was employed to coordinate key
activities of the organisation subsequent to KUK having secured their first
The Khulisa Workplace Rejuvenation competition, launched in July 2021, aimed to identify areas in existing Khulisa office environments that could be upgraded with minimal effort.