The Mdzananda family consists of many local community members who have been trained to work as qualified Animal Welfare Assistants, Hospital Assistants, Theatre Assistants and support staff. The clinic is called their "happy place" by many of the staff. Out of our 23 staff, 18 people are from the local community.

The Team 

Marc Cloete - Board Member Treasurer (Career: Business)
Jacqueline James - Board Member Chairperson and Community Engagement (Career: Architect)
Blessing Chiriseri - Board Member
(Career: Veterinarian)
Willow Burmeister - Board Member Human Resources (Career: HR)
Susan Wishart - General
Francesca de Gasparis - Board Member, Fundraising (Career: NPO)
Dr Brian Bergman - Senior Veterinarian
Dr Isel Esterhuyse - Veterinarian
Dr Lara Murray - Community Service Veterinarian
Marcelle du Plessis - Fundraising & Communications Manager
Dr Kyle Perrin - Operations Manager
Tashmin May - Bookkeeper
Lisa Godana - Administrator
Eunice Zwelinye - Cleaner
Lazola Sotyingwa - Animal Welfare Assistant
Maria Limani - Animal Welfare Assistant
Mzor Cuthale - Theatre Assistant
Yandiswa Makapela (Yandi) - Theatre Assistant
Tracey Ruka - Hospital Assistant
Nomawethu Ndevu (Lethu) - Hospital Assistant
Lovuyo Booysen - Hospital Assistant
Monnnapule Kiti (Pule) - Community Engagement Officer
Juta Mbanyana - Driver
Sakumzi - Driver
Stera Lalaphi - Maintenance Team Leader
Mlungwana Mbali (Tamlu) - General Assistant
Michael Nzube - Caretaker
Quinten - Receptionist
Phumeza - Receptionist
Sakhe - General assistant

21297 Govan Mbeki Road Khayelitsha | 082 251 0554 | 021 367 6001

After hour emergencies: SPCA 083 326 1604 / Cape Animal Medical Centre - 24h Private Practice in Kenilworth (full private practice rates will be charged): 021 674 0034

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