uMphithi Men’s Network: Grieving with Mpendle Men’s Forum

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Umphithi members carry two food parcels which was handed to the families of the deceased

uMphithi Men’s Network and Mpendle Men’s Forum visited the Zuma and Ngubo families at Mpendle to grieve with thewm the loss of their sons. Xolani Zuma was gunned down at night as he crossed from one house to another within the family homestead. The reason for his murder remains unknown and no arrests were made. Mbongeni Ngubo, the secretary of the same forum, passed away after a long illness. Both Xolani and Mbongeni were active in the uMphithi Men’s Network and mobilising young men to join the forum.These two men were change agents and very passionate about making a difference in their communities. They also contributed to community development projects. The Mpendle forum expressed their appreciation for being part of the uMphithi Men’s network which cares for its members wellness and their families beyond death. The forum continue to soldier on in ensuring that Mpendle community is free of gender based violence and more men are becoming actively involved in this struggle.


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