COMMUNITY LIAISON OFFICER
The Thanda Community Forum has representation from all three tribal communities: Mandlakazi, Mdletshe and Ngwenya. There is also a full-time community liaison officer, sponsored by Thanda. Elected by his community, this official engages with the tribal authorities and facilitates community outreach programmes and initiatives.
These include cultural tours into the communities, computer installations at schools, a fully equipped crèche, vegetable garden programmes, small catering cooperatives, small, micro and medium-size enterprise (SMME) development, alien weed removal, the maintenance and clearing of fence line, and cultural development.