South Africa

I AM A DREAMER FOUNDATION

I Am A Dreamer Foundation helps children from all spheres of life, we put children first, the best interest of a child.All we do, we do to protect, support and help children.

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

Twitter: @Dreamer183_270
Instagram: iamadreamerfoundation
Facebook: IAMADREAMERFOUNDATION

Describe in detail what your Organisation does: 

I Am A Dreamer Foundation is a child focused organization dedicated to helping orphans and vulnerable children achieve their desired dreams. We envision communities where each and every child have an opportunity to an optimum growth.
Our Programs:
1. Health and Nutrition program.
2. Psycho-social Support Program.
3. After School Enrichment Program.
4. From Boys To Men (Mentoring Program).
5. Life skills and Leadership skills Program.
6. Counseling and Psychological Services.

How long has your Organisation been operational? 

2+ years.

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

Lack of resources. Many children are introduced to us for help but we don’t have enough resources to help these children. We do not have funds to carry out some of the programs.

Describe your Nonprofit Journey in three words: 

Challenging
Learning/Growth
Mind-Opening

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

We collaborate with local schools on our project “Project Impact” Donation of Sanitary Pads

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

To see the organization being able to help 95+% of beneficiaries (Children) with their needs, especially school related issues.

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

1. Fundraising skills
2. Use of modern technology

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

Running an organization needs patience, and a never give up spirit. It’s not about making money, it’s about Making A difference in somebody’s life.

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

Lack of togetherness. People running NPO should learn to come together as one and stop competing.

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

We successfully launched our project: Project Impact. Dedicated to keeping girls at school during their periods. Girls in the local primary school were given toiletry packs with Sanitary Pads.

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

Child-minded
Children-first
DREAMERS

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