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DITLOU TSOGANG COMMUNITY ORGANISATION

What does your company do?

DITLOU TSOGANG COMMUNITY ORGANISATION is a nonprofit organization that believes that our children are the future and if they are given the proper care (emotional and educational) they will be able to make correct decisions that will impact their future in a positive manner. We also believe that a positive home environment is important and if they do not have an environment that is conducive to learning it is our responsibility as a civil society to create spaces that children may flourish in. Bearing that in mind DITLOU TSOGANG COMMUNITY ORGANISATION is combating on the following: we aim to reduce the spread of HIV/AIDS we teach our children about drug abuse we do more arts and culture programs/activities we provide afterschool programs that will provide a safe environment where children are able to do their homeworks and school assignments with the materials they need to finish the tasks we as well provide them with a meal at the afterschool programs which will ensure that the child has atleast one nutritional meal a day We even do activities on weekends as they have two(2) nutritional meals before they practice and after the practice as those meals are coming from our own pockets, (we using our own money to buy food for Bearing that in mind DITLOU TSOGANG COMMUNITY ORGANISATION is combating on the following: we aim to reduce the spread of HIV/AIDS we teach our children about drug abuse we do more arts and culture programs/activities we provide afterschool programs that will provide a safe environment where children are able to do their homeworks and school assignments with the materials they need to finish the tasks we as well provide them with a meal at the afterschool programs which will ensure that the child has atleast one nutritional meal a day We even do activities on weekends as they have two(2) nutritional meals before they practice and after the practice.

What is your biggest success?

My biggest success was when I helped children who are homeless by taking them into our nearest children's Home, is also that I took children from Street making them do many arts activities for them to stay away from teenage pregnancy and being addicted to drugs My Role in this organization is to help them with each activities and also help them with their school homeworks, and projects

What has been your biggest hurdle?

Getting through the bad days. There were some that I don't even like to think about now when something would go terribly wrong and would almost mean the end of the organization, I wasn't about to quit and I'm glad I didn't