peoples welfare

Taking your workforce to the next level!


About Us

Peoples Welfare and Development is a private non-political, non-profitable organization formed in 2002 by a Social entrepreneur Henry Muhwezi. to respond current need for South African people in order to sustain, strengthen and promote culture, capacity building, good governance initiatives and tackle HIV/AIDS and health related pandemics in the country. Peoples Welfare is managed by independent non-partisan indigenous professionals whom have been experiencing practically & technically on various felds of capacity buildings in various sectors and community development projects as they have had special training to the sectors of peoples welfare interventions, Human rights, child protection and capacity building programs.The Organisation has handled a number of projects including one with funds from the City of Johannesburg, Sab Miller, Kellogg foundation and National Lotteries Commission


As indigenous professionals in these sectors and capacity buildings, they felt that there is an urgent need to intervene and they had the ability to access the grass roots and act as a bridge between the suffering and desperate local communities and Government agencies, International organizations, well wishers and charities that are willing to help South African people. This was the philosophy behind the establishment of Peoples Welfare and Development.


Alleviation of human suffering through Growing People and Building and developing peaceful communities that will have significant influence in nations and generations.



We will create the thinking space wherein our clients can explore and discover what their God, given calling and purpose is, by encouraging, challenging and supporting our clients as we help them dig for the inner gold and build their personal and career and capacities. This lifestyle will be supportive of their values, purposeful calling, principled ethics and the inheritance they wish to leave behind. Development.




Alleviation To support community based initiatives that offer opportunities to the most vulnerable and marginalised individuals of the general public in the area of Health, HIV/AIDS support services, arts and culture, skills training, social entrepreneurship and Agricultural and Farming programmes generations.



  • To base on South African cultural and traditional art institute (Recourse Centre) which is a focal point for the community initiatives , promotion and integration of community development projects.
  • To promote income generating activities and create vocational skills for the youth,women, and men to become self sufficient and reduce the level of poverty living.
  • To improve the rights of women focusing on the issues such as female gender, early marriage, and other forms of discrimination against girls and women.
  • To promote Understanding better relationship among the communities and attitude change for working together for development in the society and creating good atmosphere of stability in the country including environmental protection and wildlife.
  • To encourage the community for sustainable development and mobilize among them awareness on HIV/Aids
  • To promote a human rights culture and development in society by working towards awareness raising, mobilization, on attitude change and empowerment of the marginalised community, men, women, children, , and involved Local NGOs and the government law enforcement institutions/agencies in order to protect the rights all persons (women and child rights especial focus).

Core Values


  • Accountability and Transparency
  •     Human rights
  •     Responsibility
  •     Confidentiality
  •     Respect for others
  •     Commitment and trust ship
  •     Networking
  •     Performance and team working
  •     Peace culture and pluralism
  •     Serving the people in equal approach in line with our Organizational slogans.
  •     Mutual respect and partnership with the development actors' include human rights and media groups (Agencies).. Development.

Our Focus

  •     Water and Sanitation
  •     Providing training in Good Governance, Leadership, Conflict resolution and Capacity building.
  •     Agricultural infrastructure and livestock
  •     Vocational skills training and create employment opportunities
  •     Protection/Human rights/child protection
  •     Health services generations.

Our Programmes


  • To base on Providing Counseling and Support (US 116987 , NQF level 3 (6 credits)
  • Comprehensive Peer Education Training (US 114491 - NQF level 4 (10 credits)
  • First Aid Training: Level One First Aid Training: US 12483 NQF Level 2 (Credits 4)
  • Home Based Care Giver: US 9827 NQF Level 1 (Credits 12).


To date we have worked with corporate companies and government entities such as the City of Johannesburg, Investec, Compaq computers, Origin Bank, Stallion Security, Rand Merchant Bank, Cell C, S.A Mint, South African Breweries, Swazi Water Services Corporation, Land Bank, Standard Bank, Virgin Active, Johannesburg Roads Agency, Carter Harris and Academy of Business and Computer Studies.

PWD also runs a network of 18 (eighteen) crèches in 3 (three) provinces of South Africa where we provide Skills workshops and numerous Health and Welfare accredited training programmes, providing volunteer and vocational training. We help crèches to Raise money for the crèches Raise awareness of your setting Forge links with the community Attract prospective new customers Improve your relationship with your current parents Staff and volunteer team building and training. We have trained for various organisations, companies and manufacturers as indicated above. We specialize in adapting the course to cater for the specic needs and dangers the customers possibly would meet.

Each course has a minimum requirement of hours, these may be broken up to best accommodate you, our client e.g. Level one rst aid runs for 18 hours and may be taken over 2 days or 4 evenings etc. We are able to train at our training centre in Pretoria, Durban, East London and Port Elizabeth alternatively at your premises. Should you require training outside our catchment area we charge specic rates in respect of travel costs to and from the location wherein we are required to train.We train in partnership with the Academy of Business and Computer Studies (ABCS) which
is a reputable training institution.


Send us a message !!


67 Kgosi Mampuru
Jetset Park
Pretoria 0001,
Tel: +27 12 751 1458


1 Devilliers Street cnr Harrison
Johannesburg 2000
Tel: 011 333 5603


136 Oxford Street,
2nd Floor,
East London 5201
Tel: 076 886 9507


1st Floor Kenliworth House
35 Mark Lane (Cnr Pine Street) ,
Durban 4000
Tel: 031 301 7478

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