Mission

 Mission

 

MISSION STATEMENT:

Out of Africa Children’s Foundation is a NGO that strives to improve the quality of life for children facing life threatening and terminal diseases throughout Africa. We support the needs of the children and their immediate family in the most dignified and compassionate manner. We provide accommodation for the direct families of ill children from out of the Cape Town area during the child’s hospitalization and recovery. Out of Africa Children’s Foundation also provides a safe haven for abandoned and abused children.

 
VISION:

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To bring joy, comfort and medical care to every terminally ill child in South Africa, helping them to pass on with dignity.
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To mobilise financial resources locally and globally to build and sustain one of the finest children’s hospices in Cape Town.
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To provide training and skills development opportunities through association with universities and teaching hospitals and to encourage doctors, nurses, social workers, counsellors and art therapists to spend a certain amount of time rotating through our hospice in order to practise their skills and deepen their understanding of death and bereavement.
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To provide volunteers from all socio-economic backgrounds with an opportunity to contribute to the community.

VALUES:
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Being true to our mission statement.
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Excellence and integrity in whatever we do.
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Sound and ethical governance.