School of Built Environment & Development Studies

Dudu Khumalo

Dudu Khumalo




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Ms Dudu Khumalo

Position Contract Research Staff
Phone 031 260 2116
Campus Howard College
Office Address A722 7th Floor, Denis Shepstone Building


  • Dudu Khumalo is a Development Practitioner and Community activist who works with peri-rural and urban communities especially on service delivery and other social issues.
  • She has worked with Umphilo WaManzi focusing on Climate Change and Water Adaptation and Urine Diversion. As part of Water Dialogues – S.A. Team, she facilitated workshops using participatory methods on water and sanitation delivery in Ugu and Ilembe District Municipalities supported community inputs into local dialogues.
  • She has also worked for Centre for Civil Society (CCS) based at the UKZN as a community scholar, bringing grassroots experiences into the academic realm and assisting visiting academics with their field work.
  • She has campaigned on behalf of the people displaced by Inanda Dam where she lives, and around Urine Diversion Toilets.


  • Mottiar, S. Naidoo, O. Khumalo, D. (2011). Women’s organisations and the struggle for water and sanitation services in Chatsworth and Inanda, Durban: The Westcliff Flats Residents Association and the Didiyela Women’s Group. Agenda, 25, 2, 122-130.


  • Research (include the research theme that the person is interested in? or, also include the project?) A person can be involved in several projects and different research themes.