Welcome to Trans Wellness Project
Trans Wellness Project works with trans and gender diverse issues in the rural and remote areas of South Africa.
In 2014, I lost my job as community coordinator at Gender DynamiX. Devastated as I was at that time, I didn’t let that broke me as I very soon realise that the trans and gender diverse people, especially those in the rural areas needed an organisation that can; while fighting and advocating for their human rights; also give services to them on the ground.
I started to have conversations with other activist, and everyone thought that I is a great plan as everyone saw the need for such an organisation. With an indept conversation with my sister and confident, Leigh Ann van der Merwe: executive director of S.H.E, I decided to call the organisation the Protea Psychosocial Support Project for Transgender People (PPSTP). And so, the organisation was registered in August 2015 as PPSTP. Read More