Thembalethu Beaders

"One brick at a time". The hurricane of 2010 destroyed the community center and Bumbanani Crèche where the Thembalethu Beaders worked out of.

Broadway Cares Equity Fights Aids

Thanks to Broadway Cares Equity Fights Aids because of their support and donations the children have clean water, food, and toys. 

  • One brick at a time - rebuilding the school library.
  • Renewable Energy 
  • Clean Water Solutions. 

Bumbanani Creche


A Village

Our Mission

For more than 15 years, Thembalethu Beaders has devoted its time and energy to passionately Fight, HIV/AIDS, Hunger, Poverty . Find out how you can contribute to the future of someone in need through donations.

The primary focus of Thembalethu is to provide assistance to women. Training them to understand how to create and prepare products for marketing overseas; stressing the importance of quality control and packaging, making it possible for the village to provide employment for its citizens.

Urgent Projects


for peace

Bumbanani Crèche provides a safe haven, work center and day care facility, which oversees the education of the young children. 

Women AT Work

Thembalethu Beaders in Action

Find your inner power by helping others


those in need

Visit our products page for unique South African hand made beaded gifts, decorative housewares and beaded jewerly.