Woza Moya is a community-based NGO located in the Ufafa Valley of rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, near Ixopo

 

Robin Vanderplank, Susanne Thomas and Hazel Bond, TRE® Providers in Durban, South Africa, recently held an introductory TRE® workshop for 22 members of Woza Moya staff and community care workers.

The wheels are now set in motion to provide in-house TRE certification training to 6 of these community care workers and staff members so that once they are certified, they will be able to teach TRE® to members of traumatised families within the local area. Thanks go to the Director of Woza Moya, Sue Hedden, who has set about re-arranging their educational and other social welfare programmes to accommodate the TRE® training which commenced in July 2016!

Below in the picture from left to right are TRE Providers Susanne Thomas, Hazel Bond, Robin Vanderplank, with Director of Woza Moya, Sue Hedden.

 

Susanne Thomas, Hazel Bond, Robin Vanderplank - TRE® Providers, with Sue Hedden, Director of Woza Moya (Introductory TRE®  workshop, Woza Moya, Ixopo, South Africa held on 1st June 2016)

 

The impact of trauma on rural communities is acknowledged and well documented, yet the resources and means of helping those affected are scarce. Fortunately, and thanks to 16 years of the continuous dedication and work of the NGO, Woza Moya, a network of community-based care, has changed the life of many local people.

The much-needed funds to carry out TRE® training to the community care workers and staff of Woza Moya is R50 000. Thank you for any small donations that can be made towards the Woza Moya Project, even if it's just the cost of a meal for 2!

We look forward to adding TRE® to the toolbox of those who work within the NGO, as well as for members of the rural community where it is sorely needed.

One of the current events which has been arranged to raise funds for the Woza Moya Project is a series of ENCOUNTER GROUP sessions by Robin Vanderplank, on 6 consecutive Saturdays. The 2nd in the series of Encounter Groups started on Saturday 20 August 2016 and is held once-weekly from 1-5pm, for 6 weeks. These 6-week Encounter Groups will be on-going through to the end of 2016 when the TRE training comes to an end. The proceeds of the ENCOUNTER GROUP sessions are used to support the project. Please email Robin Vanderplank directly to request an information document about the Encounter Group, or if you have any queries. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

PLEASE NOTE: IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO ATTEND SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE ENCOUNTER GROUP SESSIONS, YOU MAY STILL DONATE ON THE FOLLOWING LINK.

The TRE for Africa Foundation website. Please use reference 'Woza Moya Project' so that your donation gets allocated to this project:

http://treforafrica.com/donations-and-support/

 

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

 

 

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