Our Vision

“Our vision is that every child will grow up in a safe, loving and stable family. Our primary focus is children and youth who may have experienced abuse, neglect, family disruption, or a range of other factors that jeopardize their safety or well-being. CWSA-MATATIELE also focuses on the families, caregivers, organizations and communities that care for and support these children.”

Wherever possible, children are reunited with their families. When this is not possible, appropriate foster parents or adoptive parents are identified.

An individual development plan (IDP) is introduced for every child. A Health Manager oversees all issues relating to health care. She also introduces life skills and principles of personal hygiene to the children. Special health care is provided…

Ntebo Klaas is a young nurse living in the district of Hardenburg. For years Mrs Klaas visited sick and destitute villagers in their homes. She shared whatever food and basic necessities she could afford. As she moved around the community, her awareness of the enormity of the need became overwhelming and so the gathered a group…

Asibavikele is established to address the needs (largely) of children who have graduated from Crossroads Child and Youth Care Centre. It aims to bridge the gap between residential care, tertiary education and the Child finding their place in society.

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Our history

In 1987 Colin and Liz Whittle first opened their home to provide a place of safety for abandoned babies. Between 1997 and 2000, due to an increasing demand for a place of safety for vulnerable children, a property was purchased, Social Workers were employed and…

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Our Belief

“We are because He is.”

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