Founder, Fly Black Child Project
Khalipa Babalwa Dube is passionate about community and educational development. Her commitment to empowering and training the youth is evidenced by her work with various organisations since 2008. She joined the Junior Achievement South Africa team, as the Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Specialist on the Aspires Special Project. Since 2009 she has been facilitating programmes at Siyafunda Community Technology. Among others, she facilitated End User Computing Programme, Train the Trainer Programme.
She also facilitated Intel Programmes where she trained more than 2000 young women in the deep rural villages of KZN, among the rest she has trained for the office of Deputy Minister of Tele- Communication Honourable Hlengiwe Mkhize, MEC of Cogta Honourable Nomsa Dube Ncube, University of Johannesburg, SAP (Africa Code Week) Prior to that, Babalwa worked at Tembisa Self Help Association for the Disabled and African Gainako Poverty Alleviation Project.
Due to the passion she has for developing young women she has started a Fly Black Child Project, whereby she donates Sanitary towels to young women and girls in the rural villages of KZN, also train and development them in various educational and sports programmes.Her diverse educational qualifications spans the areas of; Asset-Based Socio-Economic Development (2015), Assessor and Moderator Training (2014), Basic Fire Fighting and First Aid (2012), Community Knowledge Centre Management (2011), Community Connectors Programme (2011) and various Training and Facilitator courses during her professional career.