Malaika orphanage center is a project caring and empower vulnerable children in the African communities and give them a brighter future.
Malaika orphanage center is a project caring and empower vulnerable children in the African communities and give them a brighter future.
Malaika Orphanage is a non – Sectarian, non-political organization for young people of vision, talent and energy. With its membership and partners coming from all levels of the society it attracts people of both sexes.
The word MALAIKA (an angle) in our name is a concise statement of our primary intent. To ensure action on pressing needs rather than talking about them. Over 6 years of progress it seems apparent that no mistake was made in choosing the name of this mighty movement. In ever increasing number of our young volunteers are responding to the appeal of this name and volunteering for the services at home and abroad. It is a Blessed name to its members and the Nationality for it represents to them new and deeper consecration, new ideas and new aspirations. It also represents a greater cooperation and dynamic training to all our people.
We do our work in every possible place that needs our help at No.30.kotze street Johannesburg. By learning experience and skills Young people need international exposure to the complicity of the modern societies. Through working with organization they receive education and experience and they become qualified to do a work. They learn to accept different values and become responsible, active and return home as effective witness. Friendship through these activities if shared is an experience between international and National experts to stand for others people’s life.
Making the young generation gets involved in the planning, preventing and fighting the HIV/AIDS epidemic by sharing their views, knowledge and attitude in areas of difficult so as to become responsible citizens
Helping African Child grow (save the children of the world)
A prepared future life for an African child
Our mission is to encourage young people live a protective life form HIV/AIDS. This fact must be impressed upon the minds of our children and youth. It must be woven into the very fiber of their being. The teaching in schools must all be designed to impress the minds of our children and young people that their mission as individuals must be the mission of the whole people to protect and prevent HIV to the entire world. If this is done when they are young the impression will never leave them. When they come to the years of responsibility and are called to decide their life services. They will surely be influenced by this great fact. And will come to remember which friends did not manage to pass the difficult age with Aids.
The field is the world. It is to the world. We work hand in hand with international organizations around the world to teach about voluntary work about the spread and prevention of HIV/AIDS. This means that we must go to all the world continents and divisions. We must navigate all the great rivers and lakes of all countries; we must work our way into the heart of all countries. We must learn the language of the people, that’ is our mission to the world.
Having spread our selves and gotten a foothold in all these lands as we have, it does not seem so difficult to do this work, and yet it is a great work still.
To finish this work we must inspire our young people to consecrate their energies and lives. Our old men cannot go out to distant places and they are likely to die less than young people. So young people need to learn more from the old and endure the privations incident to the fields in which they live.
That work must be done a young class of people, and they can hardly begin too young. Some of the strongest and the grandest people of this last century were men and women who lived a wonderful life over many years ago. We have a very definite message and why should not our young people, strong in God; understand clearly the mission committed to them? Why should not they become giants and great fighters of the killer disease AIDS among the people? So they can have a story to tell in their old age.
As we look upon this faster epidemic today, we have much to encourage our young people In and out of schools to go forward with the work. We have much to thrust us on. To impel us forward. Much to cause us to make earnest efforts to perform this work and fulfill this mission
We want to inculcate the thought in our institutions every where and wherever we come in contact with our young people or our elder people either, That we have but one thing to do, is to keep our bodies gifts from God. Malaika Orphanage Center is composed of six main departments. A coordinator heads each department. The coordinator promotes and oversees the implementation and supervises its programs to MOC objectives.
The 6 Departments are:
1. Community health education
2. Malaika orphanage teen’s club
3. HIV/AIDS Awareness /adolescent reproductive health.
4. Community Development program
5. MOC children center.
6. Drug abuse.
1) MOC community Healthy educations In this Department we participate in the AIDS prevention, control, promote behavior change and communication for safer sex and practices. We provide home-based support for HIV/AIDS infected and affected orphans. We Address reproductive Health issue e.g. Family planning to the young parents (under 18 mothers and fathers) pregnancies etc. We advocate and campaigns in the fight against infantile diseases that needlessly kill millions of children each year.
Our objectives aim at:
• Encouraging young people to wait participating in sexual activities which destroys their future and makes them become street children and helpless parents,
• Increasing secondary abstinence i.e. avoidance and education on reproductive health of intercourse among unmarried youth and young adults so as to prevent early pregnancy and parenthood and the spread of HIV /AIDS among young people which increases the number of orphans and vulnerable children in South Africa
• Creating awareness among the community about the mother to child transmission so as to avoid newborn babies getting the virus Increasing martial fidelity, partnership reduction and reduction in sexual activity and violence among young people, youth and general population.
• Observe the Human rights of children and provide service to children affected and infected by violence to recover from experience of trauma and violence.
• Provide public awareness campaigns and community sensitization on dangers of Drugs and other addictions that lead to HIV/AIDS.
We help young people to:
• Avoid risky behaviors that lead to drug addiction and HIV AIDS.
• To organize peer groups so can carry out drama, discussion, sports and voluntary work in their respective communities that can make them busy and take their time learning new skills and other educative development programs.
• We help young people understand their sexual development, develop their life skills and to grow into and as happy responsible adults .
• We offer preventive services and care to youth and children infected and affected by HIV and drugs others activities include:
(Hygiene, sanitation, Nutrition)
2 . MALAIKA ORPHANAGE TEENS CLUB
MOC teen’s club is a club that promotes MOC Goals in schools and youth groups and around the community. The TEENS club has program targeting young people to promote positive non-violent images of masculinity and program targeting young girls to manage violence and to promote self-esteem. It also helps parents/ guardians to talk to children about their performance in school, being safe in school and preventing or reporting cases of defilement.
4. The programs targets the cooperation between parents, children, and guardians by organizing open discussion together which helps them sharing and express their views.
The responsibility of caring for sick adults and children goes mainly to young girls and women. So young people start to become caregivers In their early age Malaika Orphanage feels the strain of AIDS and needs emotional, psychological and physical and spiritual support. Young girls need to go back to school after all this psychological torturer. MOC TEENS club their gives psychological support to fellow young people who are being strained by this situation. E.g. by counseling and guiding them. And to provide super vision to families and country members to support Youth friendly services to improve knowledge, attitude and communication skills.
The program is designed to provide health services in communities and homes that adopt our vulnerable, infected and affected children. E.g. training on PIASCY and life skills, peer education guidance and counseling, promotion of girls’ retention and completion (Sanitary materials, separate latrine for girls with washing facilities and protection from abuse) Hygiene (hand washing promotion, (school suppliers e.g. soap and others)
In this department the teenagers get support technical support and guidance to discus about the principles of their character development.
The teen’s club has got trained junior counselors who promote the junior, young and youth peer clubs, through music dance and drama activities where the teens get promoting physical condition and hygiene. Here they establish links and partnership between instruments Manufacturers to provide instruments that can help them teach others about HIV/AIDS through music dance and drama. They also get access to information and services.
The teen’s club gives psychological support to parents, schools, and communities that adopt fellow vulnerable and orphan children by sharing the experience of their living, expressing their views throw peer groups, youth group, counseling guides, so as to implement life skills and peer education activities.
This Department is designed for young people from 10-18 years, including Students, Children, and youth in and out of School.
Young people join this club because its program features activities that help young people meet their needs and interests. Much of their program is built around physical action. This means that young people from10-18 years are in first growing stage of Development. This stage is filled with action, adventures, challenges, group activities and personal growth or the Development of new attitudes towards growth.
The teen’s department exists primarily for teenagers and youth to put abridge between parents and young through active involvement with the club and its members as old work and play together in a bond of common experience.
The teen’s Programs
1. Camping and survival skills.
2. Teens association, seminars and retreats
3. International youth exchange
4. Adolescent reproductive Health (school health education PIACSY)
6. Information on chemical substances (drug abuse)
7. Leadership Courses
8. Young people volunteering.
9. Promote peace education
10. Skills Development/education
11. Youth friendly services
Skills development / education help to understand and explain our community and to lay scientific ground on which to base our society structures.
Poverty relief system in South Africa priorities children but does not provide grant for adults unless they are old, or sick (disabled. According to the South Africa status, only adults who are sick with TB or AIDS can get the disability grant that is temporally. Today millions of children are unable to go to school and are being denied their best chance to escape poverty, it’s hard to change their life when they do not know how to read or write. It is difficult to identify and refer all the children needing help.
Malaika orphanage teen’s club comes forward to seek bursaries, sponsorship, or any support to make education for every child a reality and to seek for them a better living.
3. HIV/AIDS Awareness /adolescent reproductive health
In Malaika orphanage we train young volunteers along with leadership trainings, Community service, Multicultural understanding and to be responsible for their lives and to protect the lives of other young people around the community. We get training about early pregnancy, reproductive health and adolescent, to avoid abortion, and to become counselors for the young ones.
Our Mission is to introduce and educate people about the prevention of HIV/AIDS which is dangerously taking young and old and changing the emotional thinking of young people to positive attitudes of positive living without AIDS.
Malaika orphanage work towards ensuring that every young person has the opportunity to volunteer and make a positive difference in the community this helps them to increase their skills, Knowledge and ability. Understand and appreciate the diversity of our society and work in partnership with communities for the fight against the killer HIV/AIDS.
Malaika orphanage leads its young people to camps ad workshops outs three times a year from one to three weeks in Mountains, shores of lakes and forests here we learn and discus the best ways we can fight, prevent and tell others about HIV.WE always host one or more visitors from big HIV partners to get more skills and share our views with them.
This is hard work we cannot manage our self-but with other partners, the community members, international volunteers we can perform well on the fight against HIV/AIDS Virus
4 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
1. Women Association.
2. Functional Adult literacy.
3. Human Rights advocacy
4. Youth entrepreneurship
5. Income generating activities
Malaika orphanage believes that in a world with people with experience, information, Poverty and suffering is injustices we can overcome. We believe that poor people usually have a clear idea of what could help them overcome their problem, but they luck the resources needed to put their ideas into practice. That’s where Malaika orphanage comes in; proving community development programs through voluntary work, providing skills that can lead people to employment, self esteem and income generating.
Malaika orphanage enables Girls who are traditionally denied the right to earn an income and education get involved in all programs, improve their status in the community and to become self supporting from their traditional and to learn new things.
Functional Adult literacy helps them to understand and to explain their community and to lay groundwork on which to base their society structures. Other issues addresses in this Department are
Domestic Violence campaigns, Human Rights campaigns which aims at raising awareness of their fundamental rights with a view of demanding and ensuring their realization
MALAIKA ORPHANAGE CHILDREN CENTRE
1. Orphanage and vulnerable support.
2. Vocational training. MOC children Home was started in a humble way by Malaika orphanage staff and a group of Parents who were personally touched by the increasing number of Orphans and vulnerability due to poverty and HIV/AIDS in South Africa.
M O C's emphasis is to improve the lives and meet the needs of vulnerable children and those affected and infected by HIV/AIDS and to support referrals and food support.
Aims and objectives
• To provide educational support to Aids Orphans and vulnerable children.
• To provide basic support to people infected and affected with HIV.
• To support families so that they can start income generating activities so that they can support their families
• To train communities in psychosocial support to orphans and vulnerable children.
• To empower orphans and vulnerable children in the community
• To serve as role models, listening ears and to provide supportive guidance.
The most vulnerable are the children who have lost their family due to AIDS. South Africa is one of the countries with high orphan rates in the world
Most Orphans are cared for by grand parents who are to weak physically and economically to give the necessary child care and support, access to education, medical care and food. Most families are relying on the grand parents pensions which is some times little to care for the big family needs our work is to address their values system. Making sure these kids have school and food and a roof over their head.
MOC wish to start to provide Vocational trainings, Due to inaccessibility to education. Lack of education opportunities, high cost of education, orphans caused by HIV/AIDS, poverty, violence against children in home, unwanted pregnancy, has led to an increasing number of school drop-outs.
The program is open through out but runs different projects as updated on the website attached.
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