Awareness for Child Trafficking Africa (ACT Africa)
"SAVING LIVES THROUGH AWARENESS AND EDUCATION"
THE ORGANISATION'S MAIN OBJECTIVES ARE TO:
- Raise awareness and educate about trafficking.- Raise awareness and educate about the effect and thereby reducing the number of children being trafficked.- Children's rights to be made more tangible.- Address Gender-Based Violence issues, thereby reducing the statistics.- Provide basic assistance to victims of trafficking & gender-based violence in order for victims to receive further referrals in order to cope, heal and overcome these atrocities.- Create Gender-based violence campaigns on the Boy Child, teaching them about the correct treatment of women from an early age.
THE ORGANISATION'S SECONDARY OBJECTIVES WILL BE TO:
- Alleviate poverty which attributes to the high trafficking and gender-based violence statistics.- Partners with schools by bringing ventilated improved pit (VIP) latrines were constructed, and proper health and hygiene training and awareness-raising were carried out.- Encouraging residents to make a concerted effort to minimize their water usage, by recycling water and put to use to flush toilets and water plants.- Work with leading water distributors such as Joburg Water and Rand Water by making people aware of the precious commodity.- Understanding the root cause of domestic violence.- Creating and promoting life-skills workshops that educate the youth in fighting the scourge of drugs, the dangers of abusing alcohol at an early age. And to deal with escalating issues of teenage pregnancies.