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Civil Society / democracy / capacity-building

Active Citizenship programme:

A mix of different interventions including constitutional awareness, advocacy, governance, human rights, democracy, coalition building, negotiations with local government regarding service delivery and leadership in co-operative organisations.

NPO capacity-building

NPO & small and medium business (SMME) Capacity building programme:

Conducted in groups of SMME/NPO’s – interventions provided against needs identified from a multi-dimensional perspective often aligned to corporate volunteer/outreach programmes alongside accredited training in skills development including mentoring component.

Social Change Capacity-building

Communities of Opportunity:

Holistic community development.

Khulisa works in geographic ecosystems with multiple stakeholders at grassroots level to address the causal factors of social and economic exclusion. From research conducted Khulisa then develops and renders, often on collaboration with local NGO’s bespoke interventions in accordance with communities needs ranging from interventions at schools, amongst unemployed youth and the community at large.

 

Crime prevention & ex-offender support & Reintegration into communities

My Path programme:

My Path is a number of processes that promote behaviour change and skills development through creative writing, journaling and multiple theoretical self-development processes

I’m Coming Out programme:

Prepares offenders for successful reintegration into the community by reviewing their strengths and weaknesses and anticipating challenges that they will face. Each participant develops a personal action plan on how to prevent relapse, meet the community’s expectations, manage money and search for employment.

Restorative Justice programmes:

Khulisa’s Restorative Justice initiative is differentiated from other Restorative Justice programmes in that it provides restorative interventions at all levels of the crime cycle form pre-charge, pre-trial, incarceration and reintegration and deals with both “minor” offences and serious/violent crimes.  Community members are recruited and trained as mediators/facilitators for all Khulisa’s Restorative Justice programmes.  Self-help and empowerment programmes are also provided to victims and survivors of crime which assists with the victim’s healing from the effects of crime.

Victim support

Restorative Justice programmes:

Khulisa’s Restorative Justice initiative is differentiated from other Restorative Justice programmes in that it provides restorative interventions at all levels of the crime cycle form pre-charge, pre-trial, incarceration and reintegration and deals with both “minor” offences and serious/violent crimes.  Community members are recruited and trained as mediators/facilitators for all Khulisa’s Restorative Justice programmes.  Self-help and empowerment programmes are also provided to victims and survivors of crime which assists with the victim’s healing from the effects of crime.

 

 

Psychometric Assessments

Violence Risk Inventories

Used to screen for exposure to violence, evaluate the current mental state concerning the stressful environment and to predict areas that present risks for victimisation.  Focuses on emotional awareness, self-awareness, relationship skills, self-regulation, to capacitate the client and practitioner to implement relevant interventions 

 

Victim Support:

SHINE treatment and prevention programme

The programme assists trauma survivors to fashion narratives together, through storytelling, that respect the horror of trauma while at the same time opening up areas of change and development

  

Mentorship programme

Custom-built programmes on local, regional and national levels.  Training provided to mentors for ongoing support to mentees.  Mentors and mentees matched according to individual needs and competency.

 

Persons with Disability

All the programmes below fall under this heading.

Peace making and Dialogue Circles

To address the violations that persons with albinism are faced with from all sectors of society, through ignorance regarding the genetic orientation of this population, dialogue and peace making circles are introduced in order to address violent and discriminatory behaviour.

Storytelling:

Releases tension and promotes emotional healing and enables participants to become more conscious of their qualities and strengths.

Active Citizenship programme:

A mix of different interventions including constitutional awareness, advocacy, governance, human rights, democracy, coalition building, negotiations with local government regarding service delivery and leadership in co-operative organisations.

  

Silence the Violence programme:

The programme shows how violence is ingrained in our culture and belief systems and is reflected in many of our daily interactions. Participants learn practical ways to minimise violent behaviour.

“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” 

Lesley Anne Van Selm • Managing Director

EMPLOYMENT SOLUTIONS

Changing Lanes programme
My Journey programme
Job Placement programme
My Journey programme

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Psychometric tests
My Career Journey
Entrepreneur
Skills Development
Mentorship
Go Green Programme

SUBSTANCE ABUSE

Drug Smart programme
Second Chances Programme

WOMEN, FAMILY AND YOUTH

Counselling & support for women & families in crisis
Peace making and Dialogue Circles:
Storytelling:
SHINE Treatment and Prevention programme:
My Path programme:
Positive Parenting:
Domestic abuse, incest and family violence
Restorative Justice programme:
SHINE Treatment and Prevention programme:
Mentorship programme for girls

LGBTQI+

Peace making and Dialogue Circles
Storytelling:
Dare to Dream programme
Silence the Violence programme

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