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Creating safe & caring communities for children

All donations made today on our Global Giving page help us to earn a share in $10000 matching funds that secure our free counselling services for gender-based violence survivors. Don’t miss the chance to make that extra impact with your... Continue Reading →

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Raising awareness together!

Last Friday, 1st of December, the SAPS, Community Police Forum, Youth Crime Prevention Desk and COPESSA were hosting the "Protea Glen Awareness Event against Gender-based violence and HIV" We were happy to see that the community showed interest into our... Continue Reading →

Our Fundraising Campaign is starting!

Did you know today is Giving Tuesday, an international fundraising day? Be part of it and help COPESSA to raise $5000 for our free counselling services for gender-based violence survivors by donating on Global Giving today! https://www.globalgiving.org/projects/gender-based-violence-survivors-support-soweto/ Together we can... Continue Reading →

Mini Chess Tournament

Last Saturday, eight of our most motivated kids from the After Care Programme competed for the title of COPESSA chess master in an internal tournament held at our containers at the park. During the course of three matches of 20... Continue Reading →

Important Steps towards a new Project

... were taken when  we invited our stakeholders to a meeting about our need to collaborate and solve existing problems related to Gender-based violence last week Wednesday (08/11/2017)! We were happy to impart our vision with other social organisations, projects,... Continue Reading →

Open Day at Protea Clinic

Together with SANCA Soweto - Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Centre, National Department of Health (South Africa) and other local organisations, the Copessa Team attended the Open Day at the Protea Glen Clinic, to inform the people about the services Copessa offers... Continue Reading →

Upcoming Events!

This month, there are two events to which we would like to invite you! On 10th November, 2-4 pm, we will have a youth meeting where young people from our community are welcome to share their ideas and thoughts regarding... Continue Reading →

Preparation for big events

Last week Wednesday we were honoured to have the musical legends Hotstix Mabuse and Mlungisi Gegana at our offices. They share the same passion that we do for community development and community participation towards creating safety nets for children. We are collaborating on an... Continue Reading →

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