Continued child-friendly mental health services
R 553,304*
Raised in South African rand
*Includes R 231,380 raised off platform.
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Waves For Change Surf Therapy NPC

Waves for Change stands firmly behind the words of Cyril Ramaphosa "In the days, weeks and months ahead our resolve, our resourcefulness and our unity as a nation will be tested as never before."

For many of us, our home is our safe space. For many children in under-served communities, safety is often found in spaces outside of their homes. During a time in which children do not have access to schools, surf therapy or youth mentors, Waves for Change recognises its duty of care to continue reaching those children with child-friendly mental health services.

Because of the circumstances we find ourselves in, Waves for Change is translating 10 years of surf therapy experience, resources and research into a remote delivery programme through our network of skilled youth surf mentors in the communities. 

We are requesting funds toward the following adaptations of our surf therapy programme:

  • R250 (monthly) towards internet data for youth surf mentors, who need to deliver a reliable remote service to children in the programme 
  • R300 towards food vouchers for families of children in the programme
  • R640 towards a telephonic debrief psychologist (cost per month)
  • R1,500 towards one-on-one mentorship for surf mentors (cost per month)

We urge those who are still in a position to do so, to please support our work by making a financial contribution or signing up as a monthly donor to help ensure our sustainability in delivering crucial services at a vulnerable time for those recovering from trauma or living with mental health challenges.

Other ways to get involved:

  • Follow us on social media for mental health updates
  • Share this campaign 
  • Create a fundraiser to inspire and motivate your friends
  • Get your employer on board

    Thank you sincerely for your consideration.

    Tim Conibear, Founder - Waves for Change Surf Therapy. 

    Waves For Change Surf Therapy NPC
    23 Beach Road
    Cape Town
    South Africa
    Telephone: 27793021531
    Registration #: 087-106 NPO
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