THE KZNPride is offering a great opportunity to develop one’s skills on basic lay counselling and to provide support to LGBTI people in their communities.This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to develop life skills and at the same time, create safe spaces for LGBTI people in their communities. Through this course, one can establish support groups, improve the well-being of LGBTI persons, and improve one’s self-esteem.Through the support of the National Lottery Commission, KZNPride is able to offer a short course on basic community lay counselling over the next year to 100 counsellors in different parts of KwaZulu-Natal. These are the requirements for those interested in participating in the training:• People with experience in the LGBT community that includes parents.• People with experience or resources in schools for anti-bullying campaigns.• Three days long (must commit to completing the course).• Only residents in the KwaZulu-Natal area.• Accommodation, travelling and training fees all covered.•First deadline is August 15 and second deadline for application is November 30.Please complete an application form and attach your CV, and e-mail it to firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also call/WhatsApp: 064 058 4058.KZNPride is registered as a Non-Profit Company (NPC) — registration number: 20184397750. It forms a supporting umbrella in KwaZulu-Natal to promote a totally inclusive Pride that stands against discrimination and violence towards lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex (LGBTI+) people. We seek to affirm those of diverse sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression by increasing visibility of LGBTI people within our communities, by building partnerships and collaborations that celebrate sexual diversity and gender variance. The founding members of KZNPride are:• Anthony Waldhausen, director of the Gay and Lesbian Network, Pietermaritzburg.• Kim Lithgow, director of Same Love Toti.• Ezra Steenkamp, businessperson from Durban.For more information on KZNPride visit our website at www.kznpride.org — Supplied.