Welcome to Baratang Initiative. We are a dynamic non-profit organisation responding to the crises in South African schools. Our mission is to positively change the face of education by supporting the growth of healthy school communities; addressing trauma and supporting learners to become healthy, caring and capable human beings. We believe that this can be attained by re-establishing uBuntu principles of care, community involvement and the supporting all stake holders, including teachers and parents.
Our field of work
South Africa has one of the highest violence, rape and trauma statistics in the world. Our complex socio-politic and historical context as well as fast paced postmodern lifestyle has led to a traumatised society. Unfortunately children are exposed and negatively affected. This is why we therapeutically work with children and schools as well as providing psycho-educational training for parents and educators to be able to provide ongoing support to learners.