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OUR MISSION & HISTORY

Mission

To empower people to create positive change – change in individuals, change in their communities, and eventually changes that impact the world.

History

After two years of on-the-ground research, Angela Larkan (Executive Director) and Tyler Howard (Programme Director) established Thanda in rural KwaZulu-Natal in 2008 to provide support for children orphaned or made vulnerable by HIV/AIDS through after-school programming.
Recognising a pressing need to improve food security and learning opportunities, Thanda also began offering Early Childhood Development and Organic Farming Programmes. Today, our core programmes include:
1. Early Childhood Development
2. After-school Programmes
3. Organic Farming Training
These programmes work in unison to provide a holistic and sustainable approach to empowering people to contribute meaningfully to their community.