Networking event: Helping our children transition to adulthood


Several times a year, CHOSA hosts networking events that bring together our partner communities and projects to discuss common issues and hear from experts on relevant topics. On Saturday, March 9, CHOSA partnered with Simameleni (“Listen to Us”), a child abuse awareness organization, to host a workshop on the theme of “Family Reintegration and Support.”…

From the Desk of the Regional Director


Dear CHOSA Friends and Supporters,  As we open the New Year of 2011  – I’d like to look back on our work in 2010 – a historic year for both CHOSA and South Africa – and look ahead to CHOSA in the coming year and beyond. Before I begin, I want to welcome our new…

On Connecting and Re-Connecting with Our Hopes for South Africa


Dear CHOSA Volunteers and Graduate Volunteers; We have not yet met, but I already know that we have something very important in common: we all went to South Africa at some point intending to spend a limited time learning as much as we could about a country in the throes of an exciting political and…

Remembering Mama’s Day 2007 by Ellen Rosenberg


With Father’s Day just behind us, I find myself thinking about today’s dynamic and unique family structures almost hourly. It’s hard to believe that it’s been more than 2 years since CHOSA’s first networking event. When the idea to bring all of the Mamas together in town for a Mother’s Day brunch sprung to life,…