To encompass each and every child with the necessary tools to conquer obstacles and live a sustainable life, through life skills, education, basic hygienic products and food.
Education is linked to all development goals, such as supporting gender empowerment, improving child and maternal health, reducing hunger, fighting the spread of disease and poverty, encouraging growth and creating peaceful environment, access to equal education opportunities.
All children should have access to quality health services. We are obliged to ensure the absence of disease in our children’s lives, as well as children physical, mental and social wellbeing so, they can survive and develop to their full potential.
Millions of children around South Africa are in danger of abuse, neglect, exploitation and violence, at home, in schools in the community. Children are murdered, children are victims of violent crime.
Only children believe they are capable of everything...
- Paulo Coelho -
What We Do
Melela 4 Children focuses on tutoring and mentoring learners from grade 4 – 6, we focus on the following key roles, but not limited to them
we give mathematics and English lessons on Saturdays, and holidays. Assist with stationary and books covering. We also assist the students with Bursary and Scholarships sourcing.
Health and Hygiene
children that are struggling with items like: body lotion, bathing soup, face cloth, roll on, sanitary towels, we come in to assist. We assist with winter clothing on our Winter Boxes project.
We are very much involved in the well-being of a child, from counselling of children whom are victims of rape and violence. We assist in skills empowerment, improving.
The care and empowerment provided by M4C structures, a resistance to create long term dependency among children. The overriding goal is to create an opportunity for each child to reach self-actualization, self-reliance and self-sustainability. The aim is to accomplish this by empowering children to reach their maximum potential via higher education or vocation training and other life skills training. We believe that each child holds within him or her potential greatness. It is believing in this greatness, nurturing it and empowering children to become the best they can be, that marks this new age of positive life. We want our children to have rewarding lives and realization that they can shape their future and better their lives, such shift begins with empowering kids, literally helping them gain a sense of inner confidence, courage and strength to conquer whatever hurdles life present. It is guiding them to deal with and conquer obstacles that arise in children, such as bullies, failed grades, mistakes disappointment and emotional challenges. Such inner strengths and emotional wellness will also guide and inspire them to pursue their dreams. A child so wholeheartedly want to believe his or her dreams can come true. It is up to us, as adults to support, guide and nourish these aspirations. Let us gather our emotional, mental and physical forces to focus upon empowering our children.
Why I joined M4C: Teaching has always been not just a dream but a passion. I’ve always wanted to see change. I have love for children and always hope that one day I will make an impact in my community.
Why I joined M4C: I joined M4C because ever since I finished high school I always felt the need to give back to the community, to give back to an NPO that preaches “education is power” because I was also assisted by an NPO…
Why I joined M4C: I joined Melela 4 Children in 2016 after a friend enlightened me regarding the activity. I immediately preferred it as I have such a great amount of affection for children. The vision of the organization took me back to what…
Why I joined M4C: I joined M4C for quite a lot of reasons. First and foremost, it is because of the love I have for children and I also believe in the saying that it’s easier to give shape and direction to a young…
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What People Say....
I love Melela because they teach us a lot. They like us for who we are. They help us more than the regular teachers do. Melela is great, to help the schoolteachers and the learners. Their education is very good, I am proud of you Melela. The Melela teachers inspire us. I see myself as one of the Melela teachers. I am so glad Melela came into this school, because they help me learn a lot.
I love You Melela because, you been helping me in maths and English. M4C help me to be clever and to be the thing that I want to be in life. I wish to be part of Melela teachers because I want to be a helping teacher. We love you Melela in Sobambisana as our supporter and our best teachers. You are the best teachers here at Sobambisana. We love you MELELA.
I love Melela, it has done everything for me, and it helped me to read. Today I am able to read because they helped me. If Melela was not here, I would never be able to read. I can write even, that is how I am able to write a letter to Melela because they have taught me how to. One day I wish I could be a teacher of Melela to help, children read and write. And have fun classes with them, this is my dream to be a teacher. Melela teachers have confidence in their work.
I love Melela because it helps us to read and write a poem. Melela help us about learning and becoming what you what in your life do wish to be the part of Melela teachers. I see importance of Melela that they do and they teach us well. Melela keeps us busy on Saturday and help us. M4C is bringing the future to us and helping our parents. I love you Melela
Princess Nongwana (grade 4A)
Dear Melela I love Melela because it is helping us to write. It help me to read and write spellings. It keep busy on Saturday and Melela can make you happy. They go with us everywhere. I would love to be part of Melela teachers because I want to help other children like my sister do. I see the importance of Melela because they give other children awards if they pass the test and I was given awards because I passed. In addition, please do this forever God bless you guys.
STAND FIRM HHEYI! MELELA MELELA, MELELA NJALO… THE DUST DEVIL IS COMING! THE WIND IS BLOWING, GRASS IS SLEEPING ON IT’S HEAD SHAMELESSLY, THE RAIN IS POURING CARELESSLY, BUT YOU, YOU STAND FIRM. WE NEED YOU STANDING FIRM LIKE AN OAK TREE YOUR ROOTS REACHING THE HEART OF THE EARTH NOT DRAINING WHATS LEFT OF IT BUT NOURISHING IT. FEEDING IT WITH SEEDS THAT WILL SPROUT TO A FOREST YES IM TALKING TO YOU MELELA, MELELA NJALO CHILDREN WILL COME SEEKING AID FROM YOU EMPOWER THEM AND INDUCE KNOWLEDGE IN THEM RAISE BRANCHES UP HIGH AS YOU LIFT THEIR DREAMS FOR THEY TRUST AND BELIEVE IN YOU FOR YOU’RE STANDING FIRM WITH A GIFT OF THE FUTURE LET YOUR COLOURS BE AN EVER FIXED MARK A RAINBOW THAT WILL LEAD US TO A POT OF GOLD. BE BOLD AND BROAD AS YOU STAND FIRM NOT SHAKEN. MELELA NJALO MELELA.
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Soyama Nonkontwana is currently a Grade 7 learner as well as an assistant Tutor. When the organisation was established last…Read More >
M4C Debut Award Ceremony (09/06/2018)
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