05 September 2018
The BNZ Foundation celebrated #InternationalDayofCharity #Charitydaywith the pupils of Kaalfontein primary school as part of our bread distribution hunger alleviation program. Excitement was written on the faces of the pupils and relief was evident with the smiles from the teachers.
BNZ Foundation distributes 600 loaves of bread to 3 charitable beneficiaries every month.
The program is called ‘The Bread Distribution Hunger Alleviation Program’
It was a fulfilling moment for the BNZ Foundation representatives.
Dr. Bongi Ngema-Zuma in benefit with the Bongi Ngema-Zuma Foundation on Saturday 18th August 2018 hosted the 6th Annual Hats, Heels and Bows High Tea. Which continued on its special theme “Men and Women Come Together” to say No the violence against women and children.
On this woman’s month, the foundation’s Patron Dr. Ngema-Zuma invited special guests that will share thoughts on possible interventions to the challenges we face as a country when it comes gender based violence; in hopes to find methods that both men and women can deliberate and take action towards solving this scourge.
The BNZ Foundation invited men and women to the fundraising High Tea to help support the non-profit organization to continue its work that specializes in Diabetes support and awareness creation as well as community interventions. Proceeds will be used towards the foundation’s diabetes awareness, education and empowerment initiatives.
Dr Bongi Ngema-Zuma is the Patron and Founder of the Bongi Ngema-Zuma Foundation; a non profit organization established in 2010 with the vision to create a South Africa where diabetes ceases to be a killer due to lack of awareness. This is achieved through reaching out to various communities and em-powering South Africans to take control of their health, including critically, diabetes. Madam Ngema-Zuma is a IDF (International Diabetes Federation) Global Parliamentarian.
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THE BONGI NGEMA-ZUMA FOUNDATION (BNZ) DONATED COMPUTERS AT PUTFONTEIN, BENONI.The Founder and Patron of the BNZ Foundation, Dr Bongi Ngema-Zuma embarked on a computer handover at Olivers House Education Centre. The computers were donated to the BNZ foundation by Pinnacle Holdings. It was the first centre that the foundation has donated to in Ekurhuleni.View Gallery
18 April 2018
THE BONGI NGEMA-ZUMA FOUNDATION (BNZ) HANDED OVER COMPUTERS AT PRETORIA WEST
The Founder and Patron of the BNZ Foundation, Dr Bongi Ngema-Zuma embarked on a computer handover to the GetOn Skills Development Centre in Pretoria West, Gauteng. The computers were donated to the BNZ foundation by Pinnacle Holdings.
Annually, on 24 March its World TB Day. The BNZ Foundation participated and commemorated this significant day on 27 March 2018. Tuberculosis developed frequently in patients with poor diabetes control leading to the double burden of the two diseases among themselves. The theme for 2018 being: “Wanted: Leaders for a Free TB – World”.View Gallery
19 January 2018
Ukukhanya KweAfrika School, Molweni, KZN
The Bongi Ngema-Zuma (BNZ) Foundation handed out financial donations to twelve Top Performing learners in Grade 7 Class of 2017.
Excitement was written on the faces of Pupils and relief was evident with smiles from accompanying parents as the donation is meant to cover High School tuition, uniforms & stationery.View Gallery
COMMUNITY-BASED AND HEALTH SERVICES PROVISION AT WORLD DIABETES DAY CELEBRATION
BNZ Foundation in partnership with the Ethekwini District Health, Ukukhanya Kwe Africa and Ethekwini Municipality were in partnership to commerrate World Diabetes Day. Approximately 2000 participants and community members attended this event were diabetes education and health screening formed part of the programme.
The BNZ Foundation in partnership with the ACWA held a grade 7 valediction for the learners of Ukukhanya Kwe Africa School in Durban, Kwa Zulu-Natal. Top 10 performing students were awarded bursaries to the value of R25000 to assist them with their school uniforms and stationeries.View Gallery
First Lady Dr. Bongi Ngema-Zuma, Founder and Patron of the BNZ Foundation, held an exclusive breakfast to commemorate World Diabetes Day. Guests were encouraged to wear blue, as the symbol that represents Diabetes is blue.
The aim of the breakfast was to raise awareness and share information about the country’s second biggest killer diabetes and encourage those who were in attendance to ensure the spread of Diabetes.
IT WAS hats, heels, the rustle of money and the passing of cheques as the Dr Bongi Ngema-Zuma Foundation celebrated Women’s Month on Saturday at the CSIR in Pretoria.
The event was also used to share information about South Africa’s second-biggest killer – diabetes – and encourage participants to dig into their pockets to ensure the spread of information and technology.View Gallery
First Lady Bongi Ngema-Zuma under her BNZ Foundation visited Equinisweni Secondary School to give a motivational talk to pupils. It was was part of the “ I can do it” Motivational tourView Gallery
BNZ Foundation Founder and Patron Madam Dr. Bongi Ngema-Zuma together with Deputy Minister of Health Dr Joe Phaahla attended the Launch of the Rotary Family Health Days Campaign in Boitekong, Rustenburg.View Gallery
The Bongi Ngema-Zuma (BNZ) Foundation in partnership with Africa Chinese Women Association hosted a High Tea for the Aged at the Hong Ning Chinese Aged Home in Jeppes Town, Johannesburg.
The Embassy of the People’s Republic of China, the Consulate for the People’s Republic of China in Johannesburg as well as the All Africa Association for Peaceful Reunification of China also joined in to embrace this event which was attended by approximately 80 people.View Gallery
he Bongi Ngema-Zuma (BNZ) Foundation in collaboration with the Department of Health and the Department of Transport held an outreach community programme to commemorate World Diabetes Day.
The head of the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health, Dr Sifiso Mtshali, urged the public to get into the habit of getting tested for diseases at least once a year, because early detection makes diseases easier and cheaper to treat and manage. Dr Mtshali was delivering a speech on behalf of the KwaZulu-Natal Health MEC, Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo, during the commemoration of World Diabetes Day at Esikhawini Tertiary Vocational Education and Training.View Gallery
First Lady Bongi Ngema-Zuma’s high tea fundraising function was more than just beautiful women in heels and hats, it was also aimed at raising awareness on health issues especially on what her foundation deals with ‘Diabetes’View Gallery
The Bongi Ngema-Zuma Foundation (BNZ) has donated to Ukukhanya Kwe-Africa Primary School of Molweni in KwaZulu-Natal.
The BNZ Foundation is a registered non-profit organisation aimed at raising awareness about common diseases and to encourage people to lead a healthy lifestyle.
“The BNZ Foundation has its three priorities that govern their strategy- health, specifically diabetes, education and the empowerment and development of individuals from rural areas, and giving a special focus on the needs of vulnerable community members including women, children and the elderly.View Gallery
Raleigh, NC (May 10, 2014) – South African First Lady Madame Dr. Bongi Ngema-Zuma received an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina today during the University’s commencement ceremony. Shaw University is the oldest historically black university in the southern United States of America.Madame Dr. Bongi Ngema-Zuma received the degree for her “service to South Africa and the global population especially in the field of healthcare.” Additionally, she was heralded as a “healthcare trailblazer, visionary and global leader.”View Gallery
World Diabetes Day commemorations where the BNZ Foundation partnered with KZN Health Umsunduzi District, Pietermaritzburg.
Madam Bongi Ngema-Zuma and KZN Health MEC Hon Dr Sibongiseni Dlomo addressed approximately 1500 community members who gathered to commemorate World Diabetes Day.View Gallery
Madam Bongi Ngema-Zuma under her BNZ Foundation visited Ohlange High School in iNanda, KwaZulu-Natal and donated computers and printers.View Gallery
Women’s month was celebrated in style when the Bongi Ngema-Zuma(BNZ) Foundation hosted its Hats and Heels High Tea, the aim of the event is to raise funds for the foundation and again to raise awareness about diabetes.View Gallery
The BNZ Foundation commemorated World Diabetes Day in Ngove, Giyani. Where an estimated number of 5000 people attended and participated in 5km health walk.View Gallery
The Bongi Ngema-Zuma(BNZ) Foundation redeemed its pledge of donating a Computer and Printer to Vezokuhle Primary School in KwaMphumuza, Pietermaritzburg Kwa-Zulu Natal. The pledge was made by Madam Bongi Ngema-Zuma in May when she visited the school for the Dr PJ Zimu wellness day.View Gallery
It was wellness day in KwaMphumuza KZN, in memory of the late Dr PJ (Jabulani) Zimu. Madam Bongi Ngema-Zuma, Patron Of the Bongi Ngema-Zuma(BNZ) Foundation was the key note speaker at the event. In her speech she covered diabetes education and motivation.View Gallery
The Bongi Ngema-Zuma (BNZ) Foundation, partnered with Mustek and delivered an ICT Lab to learners of Khayalami Secondary School in Belfast, Mpumalanga.View Gallery
24th June 2012, First Lady Bongi Ngema-Zuma under her foundation the BNZ Foundation joined thousands of Sowetans in a 7km walk around Protea Glen. Where the City Of Joburg launched its ‘Change Of Lifestyle’ program.View Gallery
The BNZ Foundation hela a Diabetes awareness campaign in Mamelodi, Pretoria. More than 3000 members of the Mamelodi International Assembly Of God and community members were educated and screened for Diabetes.View Gallery
The Bongi Ngema-Zuma Foundation joined hands together with Prince Mshiyeni Memorial Hospital to host World Diabetes Day event on Thursday, 22 November at Prince Mshiyeni Hospital Hall. Prince Mshiyeni Memorial Hospital serves the catchment area of 1,9 million. Mostly diabetic patients present themselves to the hospital with the disease at an advanced stage due to ignorance.View Gallery
Durban, 14 January 2012 – In Umbumbulu Kwa-Zulu Natal, a day that was marked by a spirit of giving and happiness that permeated among many children at Egcewu High School, Powerscot in Umbumbulu. For this was yet another Christmas day for the orphaned children who had gathered to receive gifts from several donors – facilitated by the Bongi Ngema-Zuma Foundation and received by the local St. Phillips Anglican Church. And so they did accept the much needed clothing items, blankets, toys and cash donations amounting to over R213,000View Gallery
The Bongi Ngema-Zuma Foundation and Southern African Chinese Women’s Association Donate Clothing to Learners at Durban Primary School
DURBAN, Thursday, 12 May 2011 – The learners of Umlazi township’s Saphinda Combined Primary School were treated to a warm surprise when they received unexpected gifts in the form of school jerseys, shoes, socks, bags and hats mobilised by the Bongi Ngema-Zuma Foundation.
The clothing items and cash altogether totalling R225 000,00 have been donated by the Southern African Chinese Women’s Association and Mr. Robin C.B. Xu, who is a director of Sino African Property and owner of Durban’s China Mall.View Gallery
Bongi Ngema Zuma-Foundation Diabetes Awareness Campaign
Twelve Apostles Church in Christ Women Conference 25 & 26 May 2011
The number of people that attended the event ranged between 12000 and 15000. Over 1600 volunteers were screened for diabetes, blood pressure, weight and waist circumference problems.
Madam Bongi Ngema-Zuma from the Bongi Ngema-Zuma (BNZ) Foundation for Diabetes attended the meeting in support of the Church activities.
Special address by First Lady Bongi Ngema, Republic of South Africa (Founder of theBongi Ngema-Zuma Foundation) during the opening of the Diabetes Leadership Forum Africa 2010, 30 September 2010, Johannesburg, South AfricaView Gallery
Ms Bongi Ngema-Zuma, Dr Aaron Motswaledi attended World Diabetes Day in Winterveldt. Members of the community mostly elders participated on a 4 kilometres Fun Walk and Screening of Diabetes and Associated Diseases. 20/11/2010.View Gallery
DURBAN, Thursday, 12 May 2011 – The learners of Umlazi township’s Saphinda Combined Primary School were treated to a warm surprise when they received unexpected gifts in the form of school jerseys, shoes, socks, bags and hats mobilised by the Bongi Ngema-Zuma Foundation.View Gallery
30 September and 1 October 2010, was one the first initiatives that the Bongi Ngema-Zuma Foundation took part in. The patron of the Foundation Madam Bongi Ngema-Zuma delivered the keynote address at this forum that was jointly hosted by the South African Department of Health, on behalf of the government of the Republic of South Africa and by the World Diabetes Foundation (WDF), with the support of the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and the sponsorship and organizational support of Novo Nordisk.View Gallery
The First Commemoration of World Diabetes Day held in Winterveld, Pretoria. Under the leadership of First Lady Bongi Ngema-Zuma in the year 2010.View Gallery
19 January 2018
Ukukhanya KweAfrika School, Molweni, KZN
Bongi Ngema-Zuma (BNZ) Foundation handed out financial donations to twelve Top Performing learners in Grade 7 Class of 2017.View Gallery
South African First Lady Madame Gloria Bongi Ngema Zuma receiving an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolin in the USA.View Gallery
First Lady Mrs Bongi Ngema Zuma (Patron of Bongi Ngema-Zuma Foundation) during the Hats and Heels High Tea at CSIR International Convention Centre, Brummeria. South Africa. 22/08/2015View Gallery
Ms Bongi Zuma together with Deputy Minister of Health Dr Joe Phaahla attending the Launch of Rotary Family Health Days Campaign, Boitekong in Rustenburg, North West Province.View Gallery
Mandela Month is about giving, reaching out to the needy and making a difference in other people’s lives. It is this understanding that led the BNZ Foundation to, over and above information sharingView Gallery
First lady of the Republic of South Africa, Bongi Ngema-Zuma donated medical supplies to a children’s unit at the Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, in Soweto.View Gallery