Frequently asked questions
Why do you do what you do?
We believe that everyone deserves the right to belong to a great family.
Who is your target group?
All Parents and Families needing counselling services, interventions and referrals. Families needing interventions through preventative measures.
What is this organisation all about?
Building better families through interactive workshops, Positive Parenting Coaching and counselling services.
Where does funding come from?
We are privileged to get funding from our government, Department of Social Development as well as corporates such as Joostenberg Brick Trust. Other grants had been received from Nedbank Foundation, Community Chest, GRANDSLOTS, NLC and we had been fortunate to be funded by international donors, such as PEPFAR and Global Fund (NACOSA). All these funding had been pivotal in the ongoing facilitation of our programmes. Apart from formal grants, we get support through individuals and other institutions who see the value and need in the services we provide.
What are the programmes that you run?
We as a nation are faced with extreme violence, especially targeting women and children by men. Through our positive parenting groups and particularly our fatherhood program and men groups we want to create positive male role models.
Positive Parenting Coaching Workshops
Teaching parents how to understand, listen, love and build their children into productive and strong members of the community.
Teenage Parenting Workshops
Teaching teenage parents how to juggle the responsibilities of being children, learners and parents and providing the best that they can for their little ones. Individual, family, pre-marital and marital counselling.
How can I support the organisation?
Through donations, office supplies, equipment; supplies (stationery), and refreshments for community groups, offering specific services – whether professional or of other skill sets and means. See our needs list for more specific needs.
Are there any benefits to supporting the organisation?
Section 18 A receipts can be issued for tax purposes to individuals making monetary donations. Personal growth and reward through being a part of and affecting a positive change in the lives of those less fortunate.
What benefits are there for corporates supporting the organisation?
Section 18 A receipts can be issued for corporates donating to the organisation for tax purposes.
What are the issues that you address in counselling?
- Positive Parenting
- Positive Parenting and co-parenting
- Challenges in different types of families such as blended families
- Pre-Marital and Marital Counselling – addressing different challenges
- Facilitating effective relationships
- Reunification services
How many families have you impacted in your programme?
See below the statistics of families reached through various community engagements, groups and counselling services:
2017 = 612
2018 = 1075
2019 = 1463
What is the feedback that you have received from beneficiaries?
Please see our testimonials.