About us

Developing Passion & Creating Opportunity

Zingela Ulwazi is an NPO based in Limpopo Province, South Africa. Our mission is to inspire, empower and ignite untapped potential to improve lives and custodianship of nature.

We collaborate with local communities and organisations to create projects focused on resilience, leadership, creativity and prosperity.

Some of our Achievements


We won a coveted place in the Vega School of Design’s Brand Challenge, where their students pitched 3 different options to re-brand Zingela Ulwazi and FPELA

Wild Totems

Partnered with local women to create bags for elephant and turtle netsukes and sculptures, a modest job creation project and support for the Makotikoti Arts Project protecting endangered loggerhead turtles in KZN www.wildtotems.co.za

Sibonile Library

We are developing a library for Sibonile Day Care and Grade R School

Shobiyana Elephant

Partnered with acclaimed South African artist Andries Botha to build a life-size elephant sculpture and run an art workshop at Shobiyana Secondary School in Acornhoek, Mpumalanga

XiTsonga/English children’s storybook

Created a XiTsonga/English children’s storybook illustrated by the children of Ekhuruleni Centre for Orphans and Vulnerable Children

Book Distribution

We have distributed over 4000 indigenous language and English books to local school libraries

Ekhurhuleni Centre Library

Created a library at Ekhurhuleni Centre for Orphans and Vulnerable Children

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