Michael Teufel


Michael is currently enrolled for a Master’s degree in Human Rights at the University of Vienna, Austria. Having previously completed a BA degree in Human Sciences specialising in Development Studies at the University of South Africa, he has also worked in different capacities for various NGOs and community-based organisations in the vicinity of Durban, KwaZulu Natal, for more than seven years.

He has been involved in numerous projects involving orphans and vulnerable children as well as mentoring communities in setting up their own community-based organisations, among other things.

These experiences have shaped Michael and fuelled his passion for community development, children’s rights and gender equality.