The Govender family has been known to Badisa since 2014 when Alexander was removed from the care of her parents and placed into foster care. Mr. and Mrs. Govender previously abused drugs and did not have stable employment. They consequently struggled to ensure that Alexander’s physical and emotional needs were being met. However, Mr. and […]

Claire (14) and Sarah (17) are two bright sisters, with a very close bond. They enjoy playing netball and training together on a regular basis. As they share many interests, they also share trauma. The girls live in a community in the Northern Suburbs with very high murder and rape statistics. Unfortunately, these girls are […]

Kamilla is ’n saggeaarde, sensitiewe jong dame wat goed presteer op hoërskool en toon potensiaal om verder te studeer na matriek. Kamilla is wel al van kinds af in alternatiewe sorg. Haar biologiese ma kon nie haar ouerlike verantwoordelikhede opneem nie weens substans afhanklikheid, prostitusie en onstabiele behuising. Kamilla ken egter ook nie haar biologiese […]

*Nadine is a friendly and kind-hearted child who has so much potential. She is hardworking and doing well academically. Her teachers describe her as motivated and responsible. Nadine has been in foster care for the past 4 years and has thrived in the stable and loving environment. However, her foster parents have recently become concerned […]

This is truly a story of hope. A story of a young adult experiencing a great deal of trauma and bouncing back. *Leah is a 17-year-old, who has experienced a great deal of trauma in her life. One day, she arrived home after school and was greeted with the sight of the carpets and furniture […]