Program 1 highlights the process of transformation through diversity awareness (open minds), real dialogue encounters (open hearts) and more inclusion (open doors) within faith communities by

  1. Addressing ignorance, intolerance and homophobia through education and empowerment to implement our theory of change.
  2. Encouraging people of faith to participate and commit as change agents for inclusivity on a personal and structural level

Program 2 aims to transform and empower Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersexed People (LGBTI's) and Parents, Friends and Families of Gay People (PFF's) through

  1. Empowering LGBTI's to integrate their sexual orientation, gender identity and faith on a personal level.
  2. Creating safe spaces for real engagement and dialogue in private and public spheres.
  3. Discovering the dignity of differences and celebrates the gift of diversity in communities.
  4. Empowering LGBTI's and PFF's

Program 3: iThemba Lam shelter (safe-house) is a hands-on implementation of open minds, hearts and doors in a township setting - Gugulethu (Cape Town, South Africa).

  1. iThemba Lam is embraced as a positive resource.
  2. iThemba Lam shelter is a safe space for healing vulnerable and threatened LGBTI's, and for reconciliation with their families.

Program 4: Regional Partnerships Africa - IAM partners with African countries to enable them to implement a theory of change to create open minds, hearts and doors within their countries and communities:

  1. Currently IAM has parnerships with Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, Zambia and will continue to build partnerships in Africa through networking.




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    29 June 2015

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