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Our goal as the NPO is to strengthen civil society by prioritising the actions of communities, and their perspectives in the development of social, economic and environmental policy. We want to strengthen the capacity of people as active citizens the rough their communities. We want to play a crucial role in supporting active democratic life by promoting the self- sufficient voice of disadvantaged and vulnerable communities. Good community development is action that helps people to recognise and develop their ability and potential and organise themselves to respond to problems and needs which they share.

Parenting Workshop

Mustadafin Foundation has not only been feeding families but has put in place interventions to assist with building healthy families. One of the methods of developing families is the implementation of parenting workshops. Mustadafin together with Social development has been implementing parenting workshops for parents and cares in order to equip parents with parenting skills. These workshops take place once a week at the Tafelsig office with each session being two hours long. The parenting programme was designed to educate parents on effective disciplining methods, healthy attachments and bonding, and understanding the developmental stages of children. It also seeks to instil within that parents problem solving skills, effective communication skills and a healthy lifestyle. The workshop provides a platform where parents can engage with other community members and provides a supporting space where parents can share and learn from each other.

 Boyhood

In modern society, being a man is to own a gun, join gangs, without the guidance of parents, community members and supportive adults kids adopt unhealthy perceptions of being a man the foundation has developed a projects “boyhood to manhood” the t seeks to instil within adolescents a vision of positive manhood and assist to make a successful transition into adulthood. The program aims to guide boys on their journey to manhood by supporting them as they undergo various changes and face many challenges. The program consist of 6 sessions divided into various themes