Who we areWho we are
Women of Hope in South Africa was established on 20 May 2017 as a wing of the Renaissance Church of the Living God (RCG), a Non-Profit Organisation. Women of Hope focus has grown to include all women in the community not only those that are members of RCG. It is now registered as an independent Non-Profit Company and no longer a wing of the Renaissance Church of the Living God.
To open our arms to the poor and extend our hands to the needy spiritually, emotionally, mentally and physically.
To become virtuous women, living life with purpose and diligence.
Love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, selflessness and self-control.
The focus of the Women of Hope programmes is to:
Empower women spiritually to deal with day to day challenges that hinder them to break from their past. Things that bring pain and disappointment in their lives.
Provide guidance on dealing with emotions that can limit women to move forward and affect those around them. This is done through coaching workshops and one-on-one meetings.
Renew/ Empower women mentally
Renew women’s minds or thinking towards breaking-up with the past, preparing and equipping them with the knowledge that will empower them to make proper and informed decisions in the future. This is also done through workshops and one-on-one meetings.
Impart knowledge and skills
The focus is on creating or building a lifestyle one desire as a woman to be economically empowered this includes: business development, financial management skills, image, and personal branding, job interview skills, etc. This is the support provided through workshops.
Support provided to women who are unemployed and those going through financial challenges include groceries, school uniforms for their children, clothing, blankets, etc.
In terms of the community support, from time to time, Women of Hope runs campaigns such as “donate a blanket” and “donate sanitary pads”, these are donated to nearby communities or Women who attend the activities of Women of Hope in South Africa. The Women of Hope is in the process to establish a feeding scheme for the community as part of alleviating poverty.
Women of Hope in South Africa do not provide professional counselling. All the support is provided through group interaction, talks, workshops and conferences. It has not yet build capacity to provide professional support. Should the need arise for such support, the Women of Hope in South Africa will refer the individual to the relevant authorities to do that. Our focus is to bring hope through group participation and presentations from different professionals in different areas: business, health, education, industries etc.
The focus of the Programme is to:
Empower women Spiritually to deal with day to day challenges that hinder them to break from their past.
Renew Women’s minds or thinking towards breaking up with the past and preparing or equipping them with knowledge that will empower them for the future in order to make proper and informed decisions (Mental support).
Guidance on dealing with emotions that can limit moving forward or be detrimental to their health or impact on building new relationships or affect those around them (Emotional support).
Impartation of knowledge and skills to move beyond the past, obstacles or limitations and preparing women to live a fulfilling life. The focus is on creating or building a lifestyle one desire as a woman (business development, financial management skills, image and personal branding etc) (Physical empowerment and support).
The other support provided to women who are not working is groceries, school uniform for their children, clothing etc.
Expected outcome of the programmes is to:
- Restore hope and confidence to those that have been struggling to restore it due to past experiences
- Eliminate fear, damage and pain of the past in order to live a purposeful life that brings new opportunities, success and happiness; and
- Social uplifment.