Creating safe & caring communities for children

2018 WU Ashoka Executives in Residence Programme

Dr Nobs Mwanda, the CEO of COPESSA,as an Ashoka Fellow was selected to participate in The 2018 WU Ashoka Executives in Residence Programme! This programme aims to establish collaboration between businesses and social entrepreneurs working for their communities in order... Continue Reading →


Vote4Charity Challenge

If you have a MySchool Card, please participate in the Vote4Charity Challenge and help COPESSA to win our share of R1 Million for our counselling services or new projects for the youth. And what's in it for you? Just by... Continue Reading →

Announcing the MTN Walk the Talk

We are participating in the MTN Walk the Talk with 702. Join us in walking against Gender-Based Violence! If you cannot participate personally, you can also make a donation that covers the entrance fee of R177 for another motivated community... Continue Reading →

Rise and Shine!

For the second time, the Soul City Institute for Social Justice held a workshop for our staff, this time about their Rise programme aiming to empower young women between the age of 15 and 25. Additionally, we had interesting discussions,... Continue Reading →

A new Youth Hub

... is about to be created in Protea Glen! Together with a group of motivated young people from our community, we want to renovate the burnt containers so that they can then be used for their projects such as dance... Continue Reading →

12th COPESSA Fundraising Golf Day

On April 12th, it was time again for COPESSA's annual Golf Day. About 100 golfers were out on the course, motivated to support our organisation while having fun. Amongst them were individual players  well as corporate teams. After completing the... Continue Reading →

Say No to alcohol abuse

On Friday, our Social Worker Noko and group of COPESSA volunteers went to Reasoma Secondary School in Protea North for a school dialogue about alcohol abuse that was organised together with the Soul City Institute for Social Justice. Facilitator Veli... Continue Reading →

Soul Buddyz on the move!

We were very happy and excited to welcome Thuli from Soul City in our office who gave us a fun and motivating two-day training on the Soul Buddyz Clubs. We are looking forward to establishing our own Club at the... Continue Reading →

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