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We draw on our long-standing relationships with grassroots organisations – our trusted partners in churches, businesses and social development organisations – to build productive alliances and deliver programmes that empower.


We get resources to where they will make the biggest difference. Local communities and churches, which often don’t have the capacity to fundraise themselves. We target resources where they help to build self-sustainability, ensuring your donation is tracked by a simple and effective audit.


At NewDay United we believe that equipping people with the right values is as important as financial support or training. Our leaders provide the emotional and moral support required to all the amazing champions we serve to be as effective as possible in the most challenging environments.

True to the spirit of “Ubuntu” (an ancient African word meaning ‘humanity to others’) where emphasis is placed on community influencing the benefit of the greater, NewDay United collaborates with organisations that are already changing their world. We work with churches, businesses, community-based organisations and individuals.

We are committed to championing the champions, enabling them to make a difference and become change agents in their communities, their nation and beyond.

This is already happening increasingly through:

Educational programmes to see people of all ages equipped to thrive.

The development of entrepreneurial skills through mentoring and internships.

Holistic health services working at grassroots offering educational training, exercise classes and lifestyle choices

Scholarships for those who are future leaders and pioneers


meet the team

Lynn Swart

Executive Director

It is such an honour and a privilege to lead such an incredible team!!

Their dedication and commitment to see the Release of Fullness of Life in the champions we have the privilege to serve is truly inspiring #strongertogether

My favourite statement is “Yay for us!


Annemarie Barnard

Operations Director SA

I recently started an organic veggie garden – I love feeding worms and slugs apparently!

Louisa Stone

Operations Director UK

I love to cook for people and one of my favourite foods is snails!

Lorna Mclean

Projects Director SA

I have a sad tale to tell – I accidently cut off the end of my cat’s tail. She lived a happy 15 years with a short tail

Jan Barnard

Computer Learning Centre Co-ordinator

I love to cook and make a great mild curry, my family calls it “curry for life”

Lucy Joseph

Hluma: Life Skills and Child Care – Mama in the House!!!

I love beading and creating jewellery

Lizanne Thomas

Overseeing Work 4 a Living

I love to have silly conversations and great laughs

Tyron Nel

Hluma: Robotics Instructor

I love playing the piano and I am passionate about cross-cultural interaction

Thandiswa Nopoto

Projects Coordinator

I love comics and often chuckle thinking about them when I am in the taxi

Thembeka Ngwadle

Projects Coordinator

I love going to movies to watch comedies

Breyten Peterson

Hluma Volunteer

I so enjoy working with the Hluma children, being a good role model and also passionate about football

Charlotte Daniels

Assistant to Annemarie and helping on W4AL and jumping to help the Hluma guys when needed!!!

Fun fact: When it comes to food my absolute favourite is spaghetti and tomato sauce!!!

Avie Pamla

Hluma: E-learning / Computer Learning Centre helper

I’m the tall nice guy!!! I enjoy telling jokes and a firm supporter of Orlando Pirates soccer team

Thabiso Barnard

Hluma: Coders Dojo/ Computer Learning Centre helper

I’m always ready to help, my best food is chicken and I’m a dedicated rugby player!

Rimone Thomas

Hluma: Overseeing Robotics, Coding and E- learning

Fun fact – I like Celine Dion ? and I’m a firm supporter of Manchester United!!


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