Who we Are?

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Our Story

HEALING HANDS FOUNDATION is a non-profit organization that was registered in the year 2010 (Reg: 081-252-NPO). The organisation seeks to be a vehicle for driving social change and empowering the community with skills, knowledge and help needed to develop and create a better society for all. The organization was born in the Central area of Port Elizabeth. Despite being a coastal town and home to many multinational companies and industries the Eastern Cape at large, Port Elizabeth included remains hugely an impoverished students’ community. There is high unemployment, high incidence of unintended pregnancies, high rate of abortion, high rate of school dropouts, unequal access to resources and general poverty. 

 

Our Foundation

Healing Hands seeks to address these challenges and provide women and children as well as other vulnerable groups in society a platform and a chance to realise their potential and lead a fulfilling life. The name of the organisations describes the deliberate intend to provide hands-on support services to targeted community members. 

Our Mission

 

To drive social change and empower the community with skills, knowledge and support needed to develop and create a better society for all.

 Objectives

 

       To develop the capacity of vulnerable groups in society to be socio-economically empowered

       To facilitate the development of relationships and linkages between vulnerable members of society and relevant support structures

       To provide care and support to the vulnerable members of society

       To mainstream gender and sexual reproductive health issues in all project areas

       To mobilise resources for the support of vulnerable women, children in the community

 

We are Helping Hands

Premised on the organisational objectives, Healing Hands has embarked on a number of projects to assist the targeted community members.

 

ARTS AND CRAFTS

EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT

GENDER, SEXUAL REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH AND HIV EDUCATION

Meet Our Guardian Angels

Magdalene Bangaree

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Iqbal Bangaree

MARKETING DIRECTOR

Maxi Dickson

Marketing Manager