"It takes a village to raise a child"
IN ADDITION WE BELIEVE THAT
"It takes a community to
build a community"
According to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights: all people have the right to a stable education, as well as to community duties essential to free and full development.
KIND’s work has always been to ensure that all children and their families - especially those who are most at-risk or in-need - can enjoy these rights to the fullest.
All of our programs are designed to help remove barriers to education for those in need, as well as to provide holistic opportunities for academic, cognitive, physical, emotional, social and moral development. We aim to foster and facilitate greater community involvement and engagement.
The scope of KIND’s work can be divided into several different areas of operation: material support, education provision and community engagement/ volunteerism.
At KIND, we believe that a sound education is one that includes academic, cognitive, physical, social and emotional development.
The Kind Mind Initiative seeks to help children and families in need by involving them in programs conducive to a holistic education.
Programs under the Kind Mind Initiative offer participants a broad spectrum of engagement - both within and outside of the classroom.
Specific programs include: remedial education classes, the Martial Arts program, artistic engagement, adult and computer literacy programs, and much more.
Click here for more information on the Kind Mind Initiative.
We recognise that in order to improve the situations of many people, the acquisition of particular skills and training is paramount.
In 2018, we expanded our educational offerings by introducing computer literacy classes, facilitating a resource-linking cybercafe, and developing a youth leadership program to prepare young people for future success.
Check out our Programs section for information about these exciting new initiatives in the near future!
KIND is dedicated to eliminating barriers to education and development by helping to provide children and families with material needs.
Our efforts include:
Provision of monthly hampers to families in need.
Assisting with school attendance through our Sponsor A Child To Learn Campaign.
Distribution of clothing and other items where possible.
Check out our Social Services section for more details.
In order to achieve these ideas, we depend greatly on your generosity. Though we do hold fundraising events and apply for grants, the vast majority of the assistance we provide is made possible by your donations.
Click the Donate button to find out how you can support the important work here at KIND!
volunteerism & community development
KIND is dedicated to community building and we do this by:
Fostering & facilitating partnerships with community organisations, artistic collectives, and other institutions.
Encouraging volunteerism from the general public.
Our Volunteers and Community Partners greatly enrich the work that KIND does. Through involvement with these parties, we are able to serve a much wider community of people in more diverse and comprehensive ways.
Through volunteers and partnerships, we continue to grow and evolve as an organisation. Our work itself impacts more people in a more profound way with the added help of you all!
We can also help individuals and organisations grow their own capacities to create meaningful change.
Find out more about getting involved by checking out the "Our Partners" and "Our Volunteers" sections of this website!
You can also feel free to Contact Us with any ideas, proposals, questions or feedback. We look forward to your future involvement with KIND!
SPONSOR A CHILD TO LEARN PROGRAMME
Did you know that giving a small sum each month can help to completely transform the lives of children in need?
Many children of primary and secondary school age are unable to go to school on a regular basis - simply because their parents or guardians cannot afford to send them. The consistent provision of basic material needs is crucial for children to be able to attend school and break the cycle of poverty which continues to affect too many families.
THE KIND MIND INITIATIVE
In order for children to become healthy, well adjusted, productive societal members, there are several areas of development that should be engaged. These include academic, cognitive, social, emotional, moral and physical development.
The KIND MIND Initiative intends to affect the holistic development in children. The program incorporates three components; literacy competency, social education and martial arts practice.
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ACTS OF RANDOM KINDNESS (ARK)
The aim of the ARK is to firstly develop a widespread culture of sharing and giving, and to change our national conversation in order to get young people to use social media as an outlet for positive inspiration, rather than the many negatives that
pervade them presently.
From computer literacy to a plan to transform our computer lab into an internet cafe and resource centre, our benificiaries will be able to use this space to connect with computer & internet-based resources, as well as, opportunities aimed at enhancing their skills and improving their situations.
KIND'S VACATION CAMPS
Vacation camps include:
Demonstrations by protective services, professionals and other interesting groups
Other fun educational activities.