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The Teddy Bear Foundation

Preventing and minimising the effects of child abuse in South Africa

About us

Child abuse no more

We provide efficient and professional services to prevent and minimise the devastating effects of abuse on children and their families.

Our vision is that children will not be abused anymore. But where they are being abused, our services promote children’s healing and stop any further abuse. This minimises any secondary harm to children and their families entering the child protection system.

Our story

Our vision

and mission

Our team

5
Annual Life Sentences
500
Raised through events
35
Years in service of the abused children
20
Annual Imprisonments
HOW YOU CAN HELP US

Make a difference in the lives of abused children in South Africa

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The Teddy Bear Foundation President SpeakingNews
12 December 2022

GBV numbers are increasing and violence continues unabated, says Ramaphosa

We constantly try to do our best and help as many in need as possible, but sometimes our best is not good enough. There is still so much work that…
The Teddy Bear Foundation ENCA 2News
9 December 2022

Discussion | Are children in danger in parent’s care?

Many days at the Teddy Bear Foundation are wonderful and we get to see the miracles of the work we do, but other days are terrifying and we really struggle…
The Teddy Bear Foundation We Need Action ArticleNews
9 December 2022

Three children are murdered every day in South Africa — we need action, not outrage

Robyn Wolfson Vorster wrote an article on child homicide for the 16 days of activism. She quoted Dr Shaheda Omar from TBF in the solutions portion of the article (from…
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