We are Orient Development Consultants,
a team of development specialists ready
to position you for growth and success.

A leader in organizational performance and human capacity development in South Africa

Our services


We offer specialized services in:

District Health Systems Strengthening

- Strategic, Business and Operational Planning
- District Health Planning
- Integrated Development Planning
- Financial Expenditure Reviews
- Priority programmes (HIV, TB/STI, Maternal, Women’s & Child Health Nutrition)
- Primary Health Care Approach (PHC services, Quality of care, community participation)
- Clinic Supervision
- Health Information Systems Human Resources, and capacity development

Organizational Performance Management

- Project Management
- Change Management
- Performance Management
- Service Quality Management (Audits, Reviews, Systems & Tools)
- Team Building
- Health Awareness Campaigns
- Wellness/Health Promotion in the workplace

Research, Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting

-Monitoring Systems design
-Conduction evaluation studies
-Project Indicator Development
-Monitoring & Evaluation
- Frameworks Proposal Development
- Needs Assessments KAB/Client
-Satisfaction Surveys Report Writing


- Basic Care and Support
- Social Change Management
- Local Economic Development Strategies
- Principles of Development Practice
- District Health Planning
- Project Supervision, M & E and Research Methodologies
- Project Management
- Modules 1 TO 3 OHASA – Organizational Health and safety Act by IRCA (PTY) LTD Government and Municipal Accounting Practice (including PMFA)

Community Development

- Community Surveys
- Community Mobilization Strategies
- Community Development Reports

Environmental Health Services

- Establish, implement, and maintain an Integrated Environmental Management System
- Waste Management (Collection, transportation and disposal of waste) system

About Us

Mr Simthembile Sibhayi

Lead Consultant

Orient Development Consultants believes in the fundamental principles of democracy, integrated and sustainable development. Thus, our fundamental goal is to support development and interventions that are geared at empowering and sustainable socio-economic capacity across the country...
Orient Development consultants aims at understanding the needs of the disadvantaged communities, in particular, black communities. We aim to simplify the interpretation and application of participative development planning at national, provincial and local government levels in resolving development problems. Our clients are both the private sector and government clients. This company is a 100% Black owned South African Company.

The founding members are Mr Simthembile Sibhayi, Dr Muzi Matse and Ms Ms Gugulethu Ndlamlenze. Orient Development Consultants has a combined 25 Years of industry experience, access to a pool of expertise in the field, thorough knowledge of the region and sensitivity to the culture differences.

Our organization-cantered approach incorporates participative and coaching principles in providing strategic solutions to clients. It promotes organizational learning by providing tools to facilitate evidence-based decision making, building individual skills through training and coaching, and using information to inform organizational strategy.

Meet our team


We are Business Consulting Professionals

Lead Consultant

Simthembile Sibhayi

Mr Simthembile Sibhayi (Lead Consultant) is a PhD candidate (UKZN) who has facilitated the implementation of numerous community development projects in the areas of social development, waste management, small business management and poverty alleviation in areas within KwaZulu-Natal. He has overseen the successful implementation of municipal award-winning projects and has over 6 years of community project management experience. Mr Sibhayi holds a Bachelors degree in Environmental Management, an Honours degree in Community development and a Masters degree in Community Development Studies. a former member of the WEF Global Shapers. WEF Global Shapers is a network of Hubs developed and led by young people who are exceptional in their potential, their achievements, and their drive to contribute to their communities. (Facebook, Instagram and Linkedin)

Strategic Advisor

Dr Patrick Muzi Matse

Dr Patrick Muzi Matse (Strategic Advisor) is well experienced scholar in the areas of research and monitoring & evaluation. He holds a Phd degree and a Postgraduate Diploma from the University of Cambridge, UK. He also has a Postgraduate Diploma in Health Services Management and a Masters Degree in Public Health from the University of the Witwatersrand. Dr Matse also has a B.A. Degree in Humanities from the University of Swaziland. He also has done certificate courses in Monitoring & Evaluation (OLIVE), Urbanization and Health in Developing Countries (UWC), Gender Based violence (Wits), Facilitation Skills. (Facebook and Linkedin)

Community Engagement Specialist

Gugulethu Ndlamlenze

Gugulethu Ndlamlenze (Community Engagement Specialist) is a qualified community development practitioner who holds a Bachelor of Science degree and a Post-graduate Diploma in Social Sciences (Community Development). She is currently pursuing her Masters in Community Development with a social development focus on mentoring models for the youth as a development strategy. Gugulethu has had extensive experience working in community, clinical and academic settings. She is highly skilled in administering trainings and facilitating development projects. (Facebook and Linkedin)



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Location: 668 Umbilo Road
Burleigh, 4001

Phone no.

Mobile: 063 039 0600

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