February 22, 2013 Civic Award
Ndileka Xameni was awarded the Certificate of Appreciation from the Subcouncil (15) of the City of Cape Town, which recognizes and appreciates the valuable service to the community she has provided since 2005 in her capacity as Founder and Director of Siyaphambili Orphan Village.
U.S. Congress visits Cape Orphans
August 22, 2009
A U.S. congressional delegation visited Siyaphambili Orphan Village, in Langa on the Cape Flats, on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2009 to hear about the project’s work and to interact with the children who regularly come to the village.Many of these children have been orphaned or affected by HIV/AIDS.
The delegation, which included U.S. Representatives Lacy Clay (D-MO), G.K. Butterfield (D-NC), Gwen Moore (D-WI) and Steve Cohen (D-TN), provided McDonald’s Happy Meals and brought gifts to the children.
Drum Magazine article on Ndileka Xameni, January, 2009