Who We Are

Our Partners

Mamelani believes strongly in developing meaningful partnerships. We work closely with other NGOs and community-based organisations to cover the broad range of needs that the participants in our programmes have. We strive to build a strong network of inter-organisational referral and support structures. Below are the organisations who form part of our referral network:


FOR EMOTIONAL SUPPORT SERVICES

FOR HEALTH RELATED SERVICES

FOR CHILD AND YOUTH DEVELOPMENT

FOR SKILLS TRAINING

ORGANISATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT


FOR EMOTIONAL SUPPORT SERVICES

Capacitar International
Teaching stress management and self-healing techniques

The Department of Social Development
Statutory referrals

Empilweni
Mental Health services for children and families in Khayelitsha

FAMSA
Family and Marriage counselling services

Lifeline / Childline
Accessible, confidential and non-directive counselling services 24 hours a day

Mosaic
Training, service and healing for women with a particular focus on victims of domestic abuse

Nonceba Counselling Centre
Helping victims of child abuse and neglect

The Parent Centre
Support services for children, parents and caregivers

Rapcan (Resources Aimed at the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect)
Protecting children’s rights

Rape Crisis
Support services and information for rape survivors

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Department of Human Nutrition, University of Cape Town (UCT): Implementing partner in the health programme

Philani nutrition Centre
Child and Health Nutrition Support

St Lukes
Home-based care support and home-based care training

Section 27
Public interest law centre that will focus on access to health care services and other socio- economic rights

Treatment Action Campaign
Fighting for equal access to HIV prevention and treatment services

Wola Nani
HIV/AIDS support groups and income generating projects

Yabonga
HIV/AIDS support services for children affected by HIV/AIDS

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FOR CHILD AND YOUTH DEVELOPMENT

Amandla Kulutsha
Giving strength to youth through sport

Earthchild Project
Developing a new generation of conscious, confident and responsible children

Ikamva Youth
Empowerment of youth through education, e-literacy training and career guidance

The Homestead (Projects for Street Children)
Support programmes for vulnerable children, and children living on the street

I am Somebody
Mentoring and Rights of Passage for youth graduates

Beth Uriel
Post-18 residential home providing education and development

Best Centre
Basic Education and skills training for young people who have fallen behind in their education or who battle to cope in the mainstream education system.

Fountain of Hope
Post-18 accommodation

Educo Africa
Youth Development organisation using the Wilderness for developing youth leadership

City Mission
Support for youth at risk and marginalised communities.

School of Hope
Providing hope and education to youth at risk

Shiloh
Providing education to marginalised youth

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FOR SKILLS TRAINING

Soil For Life
Focus on developing home food gardens

Noluthando Skills Training Centre
Vocational training and job placement centre

Zenzele Training Centre
Skills training centre

CWD Jobstart
Accredited skills training and support programmes for the unemployed

False Bay College
FET college

Pride of Table Mountain
Project providing environmental education outreach among disadvantaged youth from urban and rural areas.

Salesians Don Bosco
Skills Training and Youth Development Projects

LiveMag
Internships for youth to be part of the team creating a youth magazine, for youth, by youth.

Dreamworker
Assisting the unemployed find work

Network for the Unemployed
National Network involved in empowering the unemployed

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ORGANISATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Development Works
Specialists in the developmental sector

NACOSA-WC (Networking AIDS Community of South Africa)
Capacity building and networking AIDS organisations

PHM-SA (People’s Health Movement)
Global and local Right to Health Campaigns

MSAT’s (Multi Sectoral Action Teams)
Mamelani is part of community structures in the areas in which we work including the MSAT structures

Western Cape Youth Development Forum
A networking forum for organisations working with youth at risk

Proteus Initiative
Support for the strengthening of development practice

Hands On
Support for Organisational Development

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