Nomtha Sikhosana

Project Coordinator and Development Facilitator for Built Environment Support Group, South Africa

Nomtha is a Project Coordinator and Development facilitator at Built Environment Support Group. An organisation that supports the vulnerable sector of society in accessing and developing land, basic services, shelter, and a livelihood security. The best part of her job is providing capacity building, social and technical support and promoting citizen engagement with government.

Nomtha holds an Honours degree in Bachelor of Community and Development Studies, and is passionate about human rights and social justice. She sees herself as an advocate for human rights and an agent for change and transformation. Other parts of her job that she enjoys are Fundraising, Research and development, Project management, and Monitoring and Evaluation.

Receiving a Carolina Nyberg-Steiser bursary programme; “I felt privileged to be one of the few young women to receive the bursary. Networking with likeminded people gave me a chance to learn from other professionals and build long lasting networks. The speakers’ presentations made me challenge my thinking, and re-think my fundraising ideas. I  left there more determined and wanting to do more for my organization and the communities we’re impacting.”