We have 3 focus areas, each with a Focus leader that comes from the very community that they operate in. The focus areas are, Community Care Centre, Community Nutrition, and Homeless Care.
MCM was established to achieve tangible and sustainable improvements to the quality of life of society’s most vulnerable people through addressing issues relating to early childhood development (ECD), orphans and vulnerable children (OVC’s), and home and community-based issues.
MCM implements projects, associated with creating stable families and where communities can peacefully exist. We provide a meal distribution programme, a day-care centre, after-school facilities and programmes, maths and literacy tutoring, the School of Drama, Creative Writing, and a homeless people programme that involves job creation.
In our area, babies and school children live in unsafe environments where neglect and abuse are rife, and in the absence of physical, emotional, physiological and spiritual support for the children and their families, the cycle is perpetuated and this leads to slow development, illness and disease, and bad social habits.
Teenage pregnancies and single-parent families are common in our area, exposing children to molestation and neglect as the young mothers simply don’t have the skills to be good parents or role-models – often in situations where a father figure is absent. Jobs and skills levels are low and there is no way to break the cycle without training, job creation and mentorship to affect lasting change in the lives of the families at risk.