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Exchange visits take place between various women’s group to share skills on beadwork. Young crafters from groups like Xoshindlala share their skills with other crafters from groups like Thandanani.
The ladies get practical training on how to weave scoobie wire to make earrings and bracelets. The trainees vary in age and are very keen to learn so that they can generate an income from the craft.
The Bible Study Series aims to provide the church (both leaders and members) with broad values and commitments from the Bible when it comes to land issues (e.g. a commitment to the poor and social justice). It also provides appropriate Bible study materials which will help participants to formulate an effective, strategic and proactive response
The Occasional Papers are printed documents. They explore the experiences of the work of CLP, relate the experiences of church land to the broader land context, contribute to theological and theoretical debates about land issues, and help develop a vision for agrarian reform.
iBandla nomHlaba Newsletter provides an opportunity for the communities with whom CLP works to network with each other and tell their stories. It also offers a useful resource for creating a growing awareness of land issues, and improving understanding of the land struggle
On 24 March 2022, padkos friends got together for a very special gathering. It was our first chance to get together as a padkos community since COVID-19 impacted. The event launched a new padkos booklet from us at CLP, Being… Here… Now…. We are humbled and honored that it features a powerful foreword from Toronto-based, Molly
During August, we rather nervously circulated some of our reflections on the experience of living through the Corona crisis here in South Africa. We were thrilled when that piece – In, against and beyond corona: What does the corona crisis in South Africa reveal to us? – was picked up by radical international publisher, Daraja Press. Before
This short reflection was prompted in the first instance, by a couple of disturbing actions by elements of the state in CLP’s hometown of Pietermaritzburg. It seems terribly important to highlight them, and to expose them. But perhaps more deeply, we want to flag an ‘activist’ tendency to externalise ‘enemies’ rather than thinking from “our collective