NAG Board


Mandisa Kubheka

Mandisa has more than 15 years experience of working with CBO’s in UGU district and has been NAG Chairperson for the past 7 years. Mandisa is passionate about rural women and linking them to opportunities to recognise and develop their passion and talents.


Basil Woodhouse

Treasurer of NAG for the past ten years and key to the existence and success of NAG. Basil is a former businessman, founder of an internationaly recognised NGO working with child protection and now a pastor of a family church in Margate.


Mathilda Ncgobo

Mathilda pioneered Zenzeleni crèche more than 20 years ago and built it into a fine example of early learning centre in a rural community – Manzamhlophe. Mathilda has wide experience and knowledge in the field of ECD and CBO management and has been a vital person on the NAG executive committee for the past 5 years.


Khanyesile Gcwensa

Khanyesile has been NAG deputy chairperson for the past three years and leads the NAG General meetings. Khanyesile is a community health worker and is a founding member of a CBO looking at community health issues.


Inkosi M Xolo

Chief of KwaXolo Tribal Authority in Hibiscus Coast. Inkosi Xolo is passionate about development of rural communities and is actively involved in many initiatives impacting KwaXolo tribal authority.


Nolwazi Mthembu

Researcher and Programme manager at UKZN Graduate school of business and leadership in Local Economic Development. Nolwazi brings links to the university and research as well as youthful energy to the board of NAG.

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