JAGWAT is a non-profit organisation founded by Sibahle Teyise and run by a group of 3 black women. Our aim is to create a platform for Women to connect, inspire one another, and work together to make a difference in the lives of those from disadvantaged backgrounds.
MATRIC DANCE SPONSORSHIP
Every year we sponsor students from disadvantaged backgrounds with dresses for their matric dance. The dresses are collected from our generous sponsors or purchased by our team through donations and our various fundraiser events. We welcome second hand dresses and shoes that are still in good condition.
SANITARY TOWEL & BOOK DRIVE
Entrance to all our events is either through a packet of sanitary towels or a book that can be donated to our library in Khayelitsha. Our sanitary towel drive is in Partnership with “I AM, YOU ARE”, the sanitary towels are donated to schools in the township. Our next goal is to collect 3000 sanitary towels and grow our data base to schools in the Eastern Cape.
EMPOWERED WOMEN ; EMPOWER WOMEN
Every year we host our annual Empowered Women networking session. This a free event featuring performances from various artists . At the event we acknowledge Women that are making a difference in their communities as well as different initiatives changing the lives of those from disadvantaged backgrounds. Entrance to this annual event is a packet of sanitary towels or a book. Food and drinks at the event is made by our team and sold at a reasonable price. All proceeds of the event go to our Matric dance, sanitary towels as well as book drive. The event features talks from various women who are making a difference in their communities.