Tsantsabane Cares: A Faith Alliance Addresses COVID-19 in Tsantsabane Municipality, South Africa

By: Renier Koegelenberg & Katherine Marshall South Africa‚Äôs population faces multiple effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. A state of emergency has been in effect, with a national lockdown, since March 26, 2020. This has caused great disruption to everyone, especially the most vulnerable. Many face immediate hunger and the threat of starvation. Children in poor…

A Discussion with Dr. Renier Koegelenberg, Executive Director of Ecumenical Foundation of Southern Africa (EFSA)

Background: Dr. Renier Koegelenberg is a leader in efforts to promote both ecumenical and interfaith cooperation on a broad development agenda, but especially on public health, across Southern Africa. The programs he supports focus on demanding partnerships including, among others, mining companies and churches. The theme running through his work is expanding access to public health…