Serusha Pillay


Serusha obtained a Post Graduate Honours Degree in at the University of Cape Town. She has also earned a Bachelor of Social Sciences in Psychology from the University of KwaZulu-Natal. She is deeply invested in community development and project management. She provides oversight and leadership at the centre from planning programmes to facilitating measuring and evaluation of projects.

Sandra Pillay

Administration and Finance Officer

Sandra holds a Diploma in Theology from Chaldo Bible Institute and is passionate about serving others. She offers support to the administration of the Rivlife Community Centre and plays a vital role in the execution of all major events.

Noelene Charles

Donor Relations Officer

Noelene gained experience in Public Relations at the Albert Falls Conference Guest Lodge and Conference Centre. She now uses her knowledge in marketing and public relations at the Rivlife Community Centre where she manages all funding and donor relations.


Jongikaya Mavuso

Social Worker

Jongikaya joined our team in 2022 and has enjoyed working with at-risk youth, children and families in re-unification services. He is originally from the Eastern Cape and has a passion for seeing communities transform through practical and effective services. Jongikaya also carries out statutory work as Rivlife is a registered Child Protection Organisation.

Funani Myeza

Social worker & Crèche manager

Funani has studied Public Management at Mangosuthu Technikon. She holds a degree in Social Work from the University of South Africa. She enjoys working with children and oversees the facilitators at the Rivlife crèche. She is also actively involved in youth development at secondary schools in the region and is motivated by the opportunity to empower others.