The story of GEZUBUSO

GEZUBUSO is the Zulu word for “wash your face”. It is believed that, on completing a long and gruelling walk, washing the dust from one’s face will restore both dignity and clarity of vision. The term therefore also symbolises very aptly and vividly the goals of GEZUBUSO Projects.

At the same time, GEZUBUSO is the name for one of the tribal districts (in the province of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa) in which GEZUBUSO Projects carries out its activities.

Gezubuso river

Juanita Mackay founded GEZUBUSO Projects in 2004 and headed it until her too early death in January 2013.

Juanita Mackay, Founder of Gezubuso Projects