A carefully chosen name reflecting our fundamental believe system, that...
"education & training" is a powerful tool to drive out darkness.
That education is the light that sparks HOPE and DIGNITY to burn bright again in the hearts & souls of people who have no or little hope, dignity and self-respect left.
AkukhanYa is a Southern African word meaning "light".
More specifically, it means...
"LET THE LIGHT SHINE ON IT"
light /līt/ The natural agent that stimulates sight and makes things visible.
noun. lamp - fire - illumination
verb. kindle - ignite - fire - lighten - illuminate - light up
adjective. slight - bright - lightsome - fair