About the Book
This book tells the story of the lives of 16 Commuity Healthcare Workers, and also reflects the lives of black working class women in this country. The publication is part of the struggles of CHWs to improve themselves and to be part of a movement that delivers quality public healt care to the working class in South Africa. Khanya College has purposefully endeavoured to maintain the aunthenticity of the CHWs as they related their life stories, using their own words, turn of phrases, and their voices, to ensure that these remarkable women speak for themselves.
About the Author
Khanya College is an independent non-governmental organisation based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Established in 1986, the primary aim of Khanya College is to assist various constituencies within working class and poor communities to respond to the challenges posed by the forces of economic and political globalisation. Khanya College offers assistance through providing educational and training workshops, publications and research to organisations and individuals in these communities.