Dumisani Chauke Netball Foundation - Crowdfunding campaign
Dumisani is an ex Protea (South African national team player) and was born in Malamulele Township, Limpopo Province, South Africa. She graduated from Nelson Mandela University in 2008 having exceled at sport – particularly basketball and netball at school. Since retiring from playing semi-pro netball she works in sports management at the University of Tshwane in Pretoria. She is still studying post-grad in sport management and also holds a range of advisory/honorary positions. All of which are predicated on encouraging girls to engage in sport across South Africa.
The Dumisani Chauke Netball Foundation (DCNF)
The She set up the DumisaniChauke Netball Foundation in 2017 after returning from the Netball World Cup in Botswana. Determined to ‘make a difference’ to girls lives in rural South African communities. Empowering them with confidence through netball skills, teamwork, friendship and a wider understanding of personal hygiene.
Dumisani has extensive experience both playing & coaching netball in South Africa and internationally. She has coached junior, U19 and U21 teams in various international competitions around the world and has recently been appointed as assistant coach to the Proteas working under head coach Dorette Badenhorst.
You can help us support DCNF
You can help The Women’s Sports Network translate NETBALLMoJo into to Zulu and have it modified culturally and practically for a Zulu audience in rural communities. £3,000 will modify NETBALLMoJo, re-print and deliver 500 copies to those communities to encourage girls into netball, give them a better understanding of personal hygiene, help engage with local elders and potentially attract new sponsors.
Donate to the DCNF Crowdfunding program – HERE
DCNF - Case study - Tebogwana School, Garankuwa
DCNF hosts regular coaching clinics – here at Tebgwana School in Garankuwa for 120 netball players from surrounding schools. The initiative was in partnership with Netball South Africa and Tshwane University of Technology Sport (TUT Sport) Department.
Dumisani Chauke Netball Foundation
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