“I want to ensure that all trees are cared for” – Ntombi Malinga

When you are on the campus side of African Christian College, you mostly miss the chance to interact and appreciate the people who, through their hard work and dedication, work tirelessly in the Tree of Life (TOL) to make the college what is it. These women and men leave their homes early in the morning each working day to come and labour in the farm for one common goal – the growth of the institution through the TOL. We, as the blog team, are fortunate enough to have the chance to interact with them, and today we introduce to you Ntombi Malinga. Make Ntombi, from Gege in the Shiselweni region, came to us exactly 10 years ago as one of our casual workers. She is a married woman with two children, a girl and a boy. It was not only her Read More

ACC Fun Day: A Day of Bonding in Friendship and Love

Although the sun was scorching, probably reaching up to 30°celsius, it failed to damped the mood for our Fun Day on Saturday afternoon. There are many conceptions about fun and indeed, fun is relative. We do not believe there is an absolute standard for fun, however, we would like to bring a definition the Apologist Ravi Zacharias gave that, “Fun is anything that refreshes you without diminishing or jeopardizing your chances of reaching your ultimate goal in life.” Indeed, what we did on Saturday was get a refreshment that did not distract us from our ultimate goal because we had ended our first semester on the previous day. The event was well organised by the responsible people – from the starting time, the games and the finishing time. Read More

Fana Simelane: Work Supervisor

Reading the Holy Bible from Exodus 18, we encounter a story of Moses being given leadership advice by his father-in-law, Jethro, concerning delegation of duties. What we see here is that different leadership levels makes work to go smoothly and efficiently. We encounter the same principle in Acts 6 where seven men were chosen to take care of a certain ministry within the church. In light of that, we are pleased to introduce to you Fana Simelane, a Work Supervisor in the Tree of Life (TOL). His work is just as crucial as any other for the well-functioning and growth of African Christian College (ACC). Fana is a married man with two kids. He came to us in January of the year 2010 to work as a casual. Due to his dedication and hard work, he Read More