Chaleen Arendse

The Women on Farms Project www.wfp.org.za is a community organisation, where I am responsible for coordinating and managing their project called Sexual Violence in Schools in South Africa (SeVissa) project for the Western Cape. SeVissa is funded by the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund.

My work includes but is not limited to facilitating workshops on topics such as Gender Base Violence, Alcohol and Drug dependency, teenage pregnancy, Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights; monitoring and supporting youth groups, structures and initiatives; facilitating organisational development of the young women’s programme, facilitating basic action research, organising information and mobilizing meetings with farm women.