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To have strong individuals and communities through Help-for-Selfhelp

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Our Mission & Vision

Our vision and mission is to help connect people to faith

KOLPING INTERNATIONAL considers itself a proactive global family with all members showing solidarity for one another. No matter whether they live in Europe, Africa, Asia or America: In more than 8.800 Kolping Families people have united to help one another and to make a difference for the benefit of all people.

Mission & Purpose

Our mission is to develop people in all areas of their lives; i.e. educationally, socially, spiritually and emotional

Our Beliefs & Values

Open to everyone

Supporting each other in a family-like community

To create sustainable Programs to help individuals and communities to find healing 

Unity

We believe in in the unity of communities, faith based organisation and individuals. 

Libirate

To fight poverty, abuse, and to guide and equip people towards experience freedom from the cycle of pain.

Love and Hope

To Spread love, compassion and hope, like our funding member. To be a place where these values are embodied and restored.

To Spread love, compassion and hope, like our funding member. To be a place where these values are embodied and restored.

Equiptment

To empower and equip the youth and the general community with skills (hard and soft) to positively impact and change their lives and the lives of their families and community.

Partnerships

To Partner with organisations and like minded people to achieve common objectives.

“Humans need to join forces with other humans as soon as they want something that simply exceeds the capacities of the individual.”

– Father Adolph Kolping

Our Programs

We focus on five main programs:

WORK OPPORTUNITY PROGRAM (WOP)

SPARK PROGRAM

KOLPING FAMILIES

LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT

EDUCATION AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

SPARK

SPARK- Supporting Vulnerable Families

Too often mothers carry the responsibility of nurturing children on their own

Mothers in low socio-economic areas carry the additional burden of making an income for her and the family.

WOP

The aim of Kolping South Africa’s Work Opportunity Programme (WOP) is to develop and build ‘Youth at Risk’ into strong community leaders and to enable them to gain skilled employment.

We specifically target ‘Youth at Risk’ which are socially disadvantaged youth and young adults where race and religion is of no significance.

LEADERSHIP AND LIFESKILLS

12 Day Personal Development Programme

This includes modules on Life skills, HIV/Aids, World of Work, Business skills and Personal Finance.

KOLPING FAMILIES

A Kolping Family is a branch of the Kolping Society of South Africa and

consists of a group of 10 or more Members.

The Kolping Family is a democratically organised solidarity community, where people work together to improve the quality of life for each Member, but also for the community and society as a whole.

KOLPING FAMILIES

A Kolping Family is a branch of the Kolping Society of South Africa and consists of a group of 10 or more Members.

The Kolping Family is a democratically organised solidarity community, where people work together to improve the quality of life for each Member, but also for the community and society as a whole.

WOP

“Kolping taught me how to network and market myself, and most importantly never to give up”

Tebogo Moshori (WOP Johannesburg)

SPARK

SPARK- Supporting Vulnerable Families

Too often mothers carry the responsibility of nurturing children on their own

Mothers in low socio-economic areas carry the additional burden of making an income for her and the family.

LEADERSHIP AND COUNSELLING

Develop young leaders to bring change in thier communities.