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Copessa Business Breakfast

On the 30th June 2017 Copessa hosted their first very intimate Business Breakfast with a difference at the Glenvista Country Club. At the heart of the meeting was connecting with the conscience of influential people with various business backgrounds. Our... Continue Reading →

Child Protection Week 2017

Once more it was Child Protection Week and COPESSA took action in the community of Protea Glen. On the 2nd of June 2017, Copessa held a Child protection awareness talk at the two local Primary Schools Basa and Faranani Primary... Continue Reading →

After-Care Chess Tournament 2017

On Saturday, the 27th of May 2017 we hosted the 5th COPESSA Chess Tournament. With hosting this event we want to assist children in terms of education, improve their numeracy and also prevent them from playing unattended on the streets.... Continue Reading →

#notinmyname – walking for a change

Some of our COPESSA staff attended the walk #notinmyname on Friday, the 26th of May 2017. People from different communities and organizations around Soweto gathered to march against women and child abuse. The crowd walked from University of Johannesburg to... Continue Reading →

Break-ins into our After-Care Containers

On Friday night, 3rd February, there was a break in to one of our containers that we use to facilitate the After Care Programme for school children. In the activity hub for the children all the wiring and electric box... Continue Reading →

Community Dialogues

By Ogopoleng Maremela, COPESSA Manager On the 19th May 2017, COPESSA hosted their 5th dialogue for this year. The dialogue concept was launched on the 1st December 2016, in honour of the 16 Days of Activism against the violence of... Continue Reading →

Highlights of 2015

Mandela Day 2015 On the 17th of July 2015 we celebrated International Mandela Day. On this day 91 children,and 50 adults participated in a clean-up campaign that took place in Protea Glen Ext 11. Our Social Worker had talks with... Continue Reading →

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