The land on which Kungwini Welfare Organisation is situated was donated by the late Dr Arrie Jungnickel to the Cripple Care Association. The residential care facility is named after the only son of Dr and Mrs Jungnickel. Paul Jungnickel died at a young age in a motorcycle accident. (Paul Jungnickel was physically challenged)
Paul Jungnickel Home opened its doors in May 1983. (Paul Jungnickel Home was built to house and care for 42 adult persons with disabilities.)
- First residents were admitted in May 1983.
- Official opening of Paul Jungnickel Home: 30 November 1983
- Mr and Mrs Boshoff the second Management Team at Paul Jungnickel Home was appointed in February 1984.
- During 1993 Paul Jungnickel Home was re-registered to house 50 residents
- Mnr en Mrs Boshoff, management Team at Paul Jungnickel Home resigned and Mrs Thea de Bruyn was appointed Manager for Paul Jungnickel Home and Phyllis Robertson Home.
During 1995 the Department of Social Development implemented subsidy cuts to residential care facilities. At that stage The Association for persons with Disabilities: Gauteng North manages two institutions, Paul Jungnickel Home and Phyllis Robertson Home. Paul Jungnickel Home at that stage housed 50 adult persons with disabilities and Phyllis Robertson Home housed 64 adult disabled persons. After thorough investigation to ensure the long term sustainability of institutional care in the Association it was decided to amalgamate Paul Jungnickel Home and Phyllis Robertson House. It was decided that all the residents that was residing in Phyllis Robertson Home will move to Paul Jungnickel Home. It was also decided that Phyllis Robertson Home becomes a private residential care facility.
During a parents meeting in August 1995 it was also decided that Paul Jungnickel Home will become independent from the Association for persons with Disabilities: Gauteng North.
The amalgamation process was started in September 1995 and the residents from Phyllis Robertson Home started to move to Paul Jungnickel Home. At the end of March 1996 the amalgamation process was completed and Paul Jungnickel Home then housed 117 residents.
Paul Jungnickel Home held its first Annual General Meeting on the 24th of February 1996. On the 24th of February 1996, Paul Jungnickel Home’s first Board of Management was elected. The first Chairperson for the Board of Management was Mr Daan Minnie.