Defend the poor and fatherless; Do justice to the afflicted and needy – Psalm 82:3
An estimated 3.7 million orphans in South Africa – and almost half of these children have lost their parents to HIV and AIDS-related diseases. 150,000 children are believed to be living in child-headed households in the Province of Kwa-Zulu Natal alone.
Our approach is three-phased:
Survive. Thrive. Succeed.
We are able to achieve this through our Orphans and Vulnerable Children’s initiatives which includes the following programmes:
MEET THE TEAM
Kudzai Muhwati is a qualified social worker who brings with her over a decade of experience in the child protection sector. Kudzai is passionate to see in her lifetime an Africa that joins forces in the protection of the African Child and the upholding of the African Child’s rights. She is passionate about women, children and youth and seeks to do all she can in the protection of women, youth and children.
Noluthando Moshesh is the Programme Specialist in the Development Department. Noluthando not only facilitates the No Apologies in school Abstinence programme but also heads up the Tales of Hope programme which is a child-headed household programme. Noluthando believes that it is her calling in life to bring hope to the hopeless and to heal the broken-hearted.
Freedom is the Development Programme Manager for Focus on the Family Africa and works specifically with No Apologies and Qhawe Kids!. He graduated from University of South Africa with a degree in Human and Social studies, and in his spare time, he enjoys going out for a nice bicycle ride. For the past two years, Freedom has held the title of “Loudest Person in the Office,” and he plans to win the competition next year as well.