South Africa

KHETHIWE STIMULATION CENTRE

The centre was established by Vuyisile Joanah Ndebele in 2006. This centre caters for the severely Mentally disabled children, Cerebral Palsy CP and Autism etc. Our mission is to be totally committed to working in partnership with people who have physically and mentally disabilities and their families in order to promote the integration into society and to enable them to achieve their full potential.

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

khethiwendebele24@gmail.com
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pg/Feed14500AfricanChildren/photos/?tab=album&album_id=517057491640130

Describe in detail what your Organisation does: 

Stimulate special needs children e.g. Autism, CP (Cerebral-palsy) and Profound disabilities children also rehabilitate and do referrals.
Run after care in mainstream school(s).

How long has your Organisation been operational? 

11 years

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

Challenge of transport, Feeding scheme, Resources for special needs children including library and electricity.

Describe your Nonprofit Journey in three words: 

It was a challenging journey due to lack of resources and transport.

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

Yes we do collaborate with other Causes such as SAGE Foundation, Kids Heaven, Siphumelele Primary School, Hospitals ,Clinics including community at large.

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

To become a huge institution and have a residential(home).

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

Lack of leaders, volunteers and donors.

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

They must be patient, caring and loving of what they are doing.
Perseverance is the key to success.

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

To work partnership with other non profit organisations and no repetition of work.

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

The new established program of after school and work with the professional doctors at Johannesburg General Hospital.

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

They refer it as a unique organisation that accommodates special needs children and helping the needy children in our community.

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