Welcome! Siyakwemukela! Welkom! Kamohelo!
Clowns Without Borders South Africa is an artist-led humanitarian organization dedicated to improving the psychosocial condition of children and communities in areas of crisis through laughter and play.
We also seek to raise our society’s awareness of conditions in these areas.
Founded in 2004, Clowns Without Borders South Africa has implemented more than 800 interventions with performances and arts-based workshops for over 375,000 children and families.
Countries where we have worked include South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland, Botswana, Israel/Palestine, Lebanon, Southern Sudan, Kenya, Sweden, Lithuania, Ethiopia, and Zimbabwe.
CWB-South Africa maintains a spirit of peace, joy, compassion and loving kindness in all of our endeavors.
Please feel free to browse our website to find out more information about Projects, Partners, Press, and ways you can support our work!
Thank you! Siyabonga! Dankie! Rea Leboha!
Team Tarbaby, a Cape Town-based film collective, is making a documentary about our remarkable Our Story Your Story Inter-Generational Workshops.
We are helping Team Tarbaby raise money for the film, and have ONE WEEK LEFT to raise the remaining funds.
This will be an amazing film will be made about the incredible power of storytelling to connect, build bridges, and heal old wounds.
Clowns Without Borders South Africa (www.cwbsa.org) is looking for vibrant, energetic volunteer Fieldwork Coordinators to support our fieldwork team in running an exciting parenting programme to reduce violence against teens in the Eastern Cape, South Africa.
Clowns Without Borders South Africa is an artist-led humanitarian organisation that seeks to provide psychosocial support to children and families affected by crisis. Since 2004, we have implemented arts-based interventions for over 375 000 children and adults in South Africa and throughout the African continent.
Clowns Without Borders South Africa is excited to return to share laughter in South Sudan.
On 16 September we will be partnering with our friends at Clowns Without Borders USA and Terre des hommes (Tdh) to bring free workshops and performances to refugee and internally displaced persons (IDPs) around the Juba region.
15 April 2015, Durban - It's time to mobilise.
Xenophobic violence has started up again in a big way. People are being killed and chased from their homes. Other's are lining the streets in town with weapons, waiting to defend their businesses and friends.
Week 2 of the Injabulo tour in Ingwavuma was a lovely week. The show is getting better and the children's reactions are always so genuine and honest. This keeps us on our toes and gives us desire to keep pushing the envelope to see their reactions, even the 'boos' because you know they are paying attention and wanting to join in on the fun.
Mbabane, Swaziland - As soon as Banana (Annabel Morgan) told me about the background of the Sandra Lee Centre (SLC), I knew that I wanted to put my feet on the ground of such a great place. “Put your feet on the ground, and sit up straight on the chair. Feel where your feet touch the ground, the ground that is always there, always supporting you.” To
Juba Juba - As the story goes, when the first Native Americans caught a train, they rested for a few days when they reached their destination. When asked why, they replied, "We are waiting for our souls to arrive". Such was my experience in South Sudan, I waited over a week for my soul to arrive in Swaziland.