What does your company do?
Play, sports and recreation
Provide play, sports and recreation as tools to remove beneficiaries off the streets and thus ensure that they are constructively engaged and stimulated. Set up walk-in recreation centers to encourage for positive socialization and ultimately influence for a change in behavior.
Child's rights advocacy and protection
Advocate via various projects and by collaborating with community activations for the protection and safeguarding of children's rights in the community. Implemented various programmes that enable mobilisation of communities for child advocacy
What is your biggest success?
Set up walk in recreation centres for children afterschool where supervised play is provided
Organised 'fun days' in the township of interest
Developed programmes to educate communities on children's rights
Provide walk-in child rights advisory services and network sharing for families needing additional support
Collaborated with other educations/social institutions to run programmes in the community discussing rights and democracy
Set up a prize giving ceremony for high performing students in 1 disadvantaged school
Collaborated with solidarity fund as a distributor of food parcels in the ga-rankuwa community
What has been your biggest hurdle?
Access to a dedicated space in the community to use as the recreation centre
Access to funding to support initiatives. Currently self funded and via personal networks