School Interventions

The aim of the program is to create a conducive environment to activate dominant potentialities. The program seeks to empower children with knowledge about Children’s Rights, child abuse and how to act in the event that their rights have been violated. Through the school intervention program the organization aims to identify abused children, children with behavior problems and children who come from unsettled homes so that they are engaged in therapeutic programmes offered by the organization.

 

 Therapeutic activities

· Dance

· Music

· Focus group discussions

. Sports

· Mentoring

· Academic clubs

 

The organization is working with 4 primary schools and 2 high schools in Bophelong and its extensions namely Ikokobetseng primary, Seeiso primary, Mqiniswa primary, Emfuleni primary, Sapphire High school and Bophelong high schools in these schools the organization conducts information dissemination sessions on various topical social issues affecting learners for example child abuse, substance abuse, human trafficking, bullying and career guidance amongst others.

 

Events 

Every year the organization hosts 3 events with the four primary schools. The first term of each year the learners engage in Netball, Soccer, Volley ball and Basketball Tournament. The purpose of the event is to enable learners with different social or behaviour problems to use their energy positively through sports.  At the end of the tournament the participants are given awards to reinforce good behaviour at the same time showing them that they are important regardless of the different situations they are facing. 

 

In June the organization and the four primary schools commemorate Youth day.  The purpose of the event is to enlighten the learners about the importance of youth day and how to be responsible young adults who make positive changes in society. On this day the children show case their dance talent through Sarrafina and house dance completion. 

 

September of every year the organization celebratesHeritage or Cultural Day. Learners are organized into 11 different cultural groups from Ikokobetseng, Mqiniswa, and Emfuleni and Seeiso primary school to represent the different cultural group and showing people the important of culture.