We support you
A Buntu Buddy is trained to be assertive and has good communication skills. They understand a variety of issues that often affect Black Nurses in the workplace and can help the Nurse demystify the situation.
A buntu buddy is a supporter, believer, backer or spokesperson.
When faced with conflict in the workplace, nurses may find it a stressful and their judgement may be
impaired and may need a buddy who can look out for their best interest and help navigate and understand a sometimes confusing experience.
The Buntu Buddy has good insight into the insidious nature of discrimination and unconscious or conscious racial bias. They also understand the complexities and subtleties of systemic and racism inequality
In Africa there is a concept known as 'ubuntu'
the profound sense that we are human only through the humanity of others; that if we are to accomplish anything in this world it will in equal measure be due to the work and achievement of others --- Nelson Mandela