Creating safe & caring communities for children

Security for After School Care Containers

"We need new locks!" exclaimed Faith at our staff meeting. "And new doors- just more security!" adds Kamo. They are local volunteers at COPESSA. There has been another break-in at one of our containers. Nothing was stolen this time but the... Continue Reading →

The Peanut Butter and Jam Project

Part of our child abuse prevention strategy for COPESSA is our After-school care programme where children are assisted with homework and taught life skills that help build their confidence. When we can we provide an afternoon snack that improves the... Continue Reading →

We walked the talk

TEAM COPESSA had a lot of fun walking the talk yesterday! The 8 km we walked were not only a good team building exercise on a brilliant day out, but also helped us represent COPESSA and raise awareness for child... Continue Reading →

“Each of us as citizens has a role to play in creating a better world for our children.” ~ Nelson Mandela

Mandela Bonus Day starts NOW! Make a donation today on and it will be increased by 50%, making that extra impact for change that lasts even longer than 67 minutes. With the funds raised we are going to increase much needed... Continue Reading →

Youth Month Event

A big thank you to everyone who participated in the Youth Month Event on Friday! We were happy to see so many of you there! Special thanks goes to our stakeholders, speakers and performers who shared their message and made... Continue Reading →

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 →

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