Services & Programs

Leamogetswe seeks to address these needs through the provision of a range of services, which are grouped into the following programmes:

Residential

This programme offers a range of services as detailed bellow: Shelter/Accommodation: Beneficiaries are well cared for in a secure and child friendly environment. Children are placed by the court with court orders stating the period of stay for the child concern and the order may be extended after lapsing or the child be varied to another centre.

Nutritional Meals: We provide beneficiaries with a well balance diet meals daily following a standardized menu. A healthy diet that comprises a combination of different foods like cereals (wheat, barley, rye, maize or rice) or starchy tubers or roots (potato, yam, taro or cassava, Legumes (lentils and beans), Fruit and vegetables, Foods from animal sources (meat, fish, eggs and milk). 

  Medical Care: Our beneficiaries medical health is a priority to the organization. Beneficiaries will any illness is sent for medical check up in our local clinics, general practitioners, and Hospital. Proper medical plan is followed for beneficiaries receiving medical treatment on a daily routine.

  Counseling & Therapeutic Care: Our social work department focus on the social wellbeing of our beneficiaries including statutory, residential, aftercare and alternative care and reunification. This program aims to provide support, protection, and trauma counselling to vulnerable children. Through interventions made by the social worker regarding the situations of our beneficiaries, it is highly recommended to promote for reunification of beneficiaries with their families. 

  Schooling: Our children are sent to local schools or their educational development and to blend with the community

Food Gardening

It aims to produce enough garden fruit and vegetables for the project to be self-reliant, i.e. to supply the feeding programme. It also contributes to the provision of a healthy and well balanced diet.

By the end of each year this programme produce enough food to be used to feed children.

Children and Staff are involved in the project so that they may learn sustainable food gardening methods. The marketing of produce will develop business skills among the older service users and staff, which will be involved in planning and retail management of the programme. This could also open up opportunities for vocational training.

Pre-School / Day Care

This program is dedicated at providing our beneficiaries younger than 6years with an opportunity to be developed through educational material that will stimulate and enhance their growth in the early stages of their development. We believe that the foundation phase of this children is of utmost important thus we feel the gap to ensure they learn as early as they are. Education is a key to many opportunities in life and we strive to make sure that these children are ready for schooling.

After School Activities

This programme aims to ensure that residents are fully included in the local community by offering a range of activities accessible to all 8 - 19 year olds from Atteridgeville and Saulsville. The programme is designed to identify individual skills and abilities, improve self-confidence and foster a sense of citizenship.

This programme is developed to offer a wide range of activities, in consultation with the children and young people involved. Currently, we have a youth group involved in drama, cultural dance, discussions and debates. Beneficiaries also participate in various activities like soccer, traditional dance netball, violin and robotics.

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Self-Help Projects for Women

This programme. Its aims are:

  1. Provide work experience for marginalized women: by providing opportunities for them to earn a living, raise self-esteem, and to create an income for the organization.
  2. To Empower marginalized women to achieve economic independence through acquisition of skills for gainful employment. Planned activities include Sewing, Poultry, Bakery and confectionery, Bricks and Toilet roll manufacturing.

The programme needs funds to be able to address the identified.

Staff / Volunteer Development

Leamogetswe Safety Home is promoting both formal training and skill transfer among qualified and unqualified staff. The programme is aimed at building up a professional and motivated team. It also aims at enhancing staff retentions.

Community Outreach Programme

This programme entails carrying out community awareness and education on gender, human rights issues. South Africa is notorious in child and women abuse. In recent times there have been numerous cases of child rape for children as young as a few months old. The perpetrators of these act lurk within the community. This vice cannot be eradicated without empowering the community to take action and say NO! To any more abuse. These awareness Campaigns are mostly done through foundation for Human Rights campaigns.