Love, Care and Protection from Infancy to Adolescence

Love, Care and Protection from Infancy to Adolescence

MIET AFRICA is proud to be partnering with the SADC Secretariat and REPSSI as the latter hosts its third bi-annual Psychosocial Support Forum 2015: Love, Care and Protection from Infancy to Adolescence, taking place in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, from 1-3 September 2015.

The overall aim of this forum is to raise awareness of the need for, and approaches to, providing love, care and protection for girls and boys through the different stages of their development, from infancy to adolescence, and to influence policy and programming at national- and regional-levels. Psychosocial support is critical for children, families and communities to develop resilience and to thrive. It also forms part of the Essential Package of Care and Support adopted by SADC Ministries of Education as part of the Care and Support for Teaching and Learning (CSTL) Programme.

The forum is a high-level partnership-building platform that brings together stakeholders from regional economic blocks,

MIET AFRICA mourns the tragic passing of Mrs Magwanyana

MIET AFRICA mourns the tragic and untimely passing of Mrs Magwanyana in an act of senseless violence and lack of respect for human life. As principal of Villa Maria Primary School, Mrs Magwanyana has, since April 2013, worked tirelessly with FNB Primary Education Project Team in the Umgungundlovu District. She will be remembered by all for her dedication to the wellbeing of vulnerable children in her school and community. MIET AFRICA extends its condolences to her family, friends and the school community during this time of grief and sorrow.