Social Service – Mpuluzi


Mpuluzi MapMpuluzi is a rural area in the Chief Albert Luthuli Municipality. This municipality has a Population of 186 010 of which 97.6% Black African. Unemployment is at 35%.
76% of people live in formal dwelling with only 18% connected to a flushing sewerage system and 87% connected to electricity for lighting. 20% of people older than 20 have no Schooling. An estimate 11 800 live in Mpuluzi – 531 People with Disabilities. STATS SA estimates that 4.5% of the Population is Persons with Disabilities.

Our Staff: All Mpumalanga APD (MAPD) Social Workers have 4 year university degrees. All Social Service Professionals are required to be registered with the South African Council for Social Service Professionals.


Home Based Care.fwHome Based Care is offered to People with Disabilities that needs assistance with basic hygiene &meal preparation. MAPD monitors the quality of care that is offered, address psychosocial issues and facilitate access to grants, wheelchairs and assistive devices.




Stimulation Centre.fwStimulation Centres offers day care facilities for children 0-18 years with various disabilities. It offers parents the opportunity to work while there children are safe and cared for. MAPD monitors the quality of care and stimulation that is offered, address any psychosocial problems and facilitate access to grants, nappies, wheelchairs and assistive devices.



Protective Workshops.fwProtective workshop are safe, universal access environments that provides opportunities for people with disabilities from the local community to develop and improve their skills and to earn an income through the products that they make to supplement their disability grants. MAPD monitors the quality of care that is offered, assist with skills and entrepreneurial development, offers psychosocial services and facilitate access to grants, wheelchairs and assistive devices.

Mpuluzi Contacts:
Tel: (079) 505 0230 | Tusong Service Centre, Fernie
Box 14099, Nelspruit, 1200 |