St Michaels All Angels Anglican Church
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Bukwayo Road Khayelitsha
Copyright 2009
Simameleni
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Contact details:
Nomvuzo Tyomfi
Tel: +27 (0) 21 361 5246
Fax: +27 (0) 21 363 5837
Email: noxolo@stmichaels.org.za

Bank details:
Bank: Standard Bank
Branch: Kromboom
Branch Code: 026 209
Account No: 072 884 983
Swift Code: SBZAZAJJ
Simameleni is the Xhosa expression "listen to us". The mission of Simameleni is to empower and protect children against child abuse.

This ministry reaches out to children in a number of ways from prevention programs to preparing a child for court. There are two new initiatives under the umbrella of Simameleni; a project that reaches out to orphaned and vulnerable children, and a "Man-to-Man" program that focuses on informing and training men against child abuse

VISION
Simameleni aspires to empower children to effectively protect themselves from child Abuse. In the absence of their parents/ adult supervision.

MISSION
To mobilize the community of Khayelitsha through training and caring to enable our children through awareness from child Abuse.

SERVICES
Prevention Programme
Public awareness at primary schools in Khayelitsha. Aim to enhance the children's and community knowledge of child Abuse through going to primary school and to call radios doing child abuse.
Orphanage Programme
Age: While child is still at school. We support them through home visit, prayer and food parcels as well as assisting them to apply and relevant grant.

Support Group for Orphans
We liaise with hope world wide for psycho-social support (play techniques future planning life skills education etc)

Child Abuse / Intervention Programmes
Assessment; Counseling; Court Preparation; Referral; Debriefing; Home Visit

TRAINING DEVELOPMENT
We provide training twice a year to the community. The aim is to confront violence again women and children Abuse. This is done raising awareness in the form of workshops to teacher

"We stand for the protection and rights of children in our communities"

We offer:
Child Abuse prevention programs in schools and preschools. Follow up of cases of abuse. Support and friendship with our children
Communication with Social services, CPU and legal services, Pray for our children, An orphan programme

We provide training in the community twice a year. We prepare children for the court process if necessary. We promote the rights of children. We deal with cases of neglect, physical abuse, emotional abuse and sexual abuse. We work with children from 0-18 years while the child is still at school
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