As we enter the month of July, you’ve likely heard the buzz about Mandela Day (especially if you’re in South Africa). But do you know what Mandela Day is actually all about? “It is in your hands to make of our world a better one for all…” – Nelson Mandela
The idea that we all have a part to play in making our world a better place is not a new one, but in recent years it’s received a buzz word: Active Citizenship.
Have you ever wondered how you can make a difference, especially when life is so busy? Well, here's one way. Become a LifeChanger; become a monthly donor.
Our Grade 7 Camp cultivates a safe space where learners are able to share their pain. This year we were able to protect Jezrail* and his siblings from further neglect.
At one of our recent Teenage Awareness Programmes we were able to help turn around a bullying scenario.
We protect children from abuse. Here's *Cassy's story: Cassy*, a grade 7 student at one of our schools, reported to one of our professional counselors that her grandfather had been sexually abusing her in their home. Our counselor filled out the necessary forms and involved a Social Worker from the Department of Social Development.
This week marks the beginning of Child Protection Week. Did you know that, through our programmes, we protect children from illiteracy?
The LifeMatters Foundation is first and foremost a Global Citizens Partner; we too are working toward eradicating global poverty and promoting social activism.