South Africa

BALULA HOME BASED CARE AND CRAFT CENTRE

We are registered non-profit, PBO, and licensed community Mental Health Establishment

Please list links to your Website and Social Media Platforms here:

https://www.facebook.com/balula.children

Describe in detail what your Organisation does:

Providing care, education and food to children with severe to profound intellectual disability in Fisantekraal community

How long has your Organisation been operational?

5years plus

In your opinion, what has been the most challenging aspect of running your Organisation?

Fundraising
Volunteer management

Describe your Nonprofit Journey in three words:

Caring for Vulnerable

Do you collaborate with other Causes? If yes, would you like to mention them?

Western Cape Forum for Intellectual Disability.

If you had one Organisation wish, what would it be?

To expand to other provinces across South Africa

In your opinion, which skills do Nonprofits in your Country lack?

Fundraising and volunteer management

Looking back at your Cause Journey, what advice would you give a newbie Organisation?

Compliance and governance vitally important in the non-profit sector

If you could change one thing about the Nonprofit Landscape, what would it be?

Board management

Which Cause achievement are you most proud of? Feel free to elaborate on why and include any links:

We have assisted three children from the community to start grade one in special need school.

The centre is now enlisted in the database of the Basic Education Department, South Africa.

We are the only centre in Fisantekraal community supporting and educating children with disability

Last question, if your friends had to describe your Organisation in three words, which would they use?

Supporting children in need

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