About National Operation


Target Market:


Primarily profoundly disabled persons who are economically deprived.

 

Resources:

Staff

404

Volunteers

1,000 (approximately)

Homes

18

Independent Living Cottages, Flats

61

National Councillors

30

Management Committees

25

Vehicles (specially adapted)

22

Fixed assets (replacement)

R150m (approximately)

Years of experience

45 years



Strategies / Objectives:

To work in partnership with persons with disabilities to provide residential accommodation and other community services that promote independent living and the attainment of personal aspirations. Also, to contribute to the alleviation of poverty and the promotion of the social integration of persons with disabilities into mainstream society.

Service Management Committees:

Comprising volunteers, staff and service users

Cheshire legal persona:

A voluntary trust governed by a constitution

Cheshire affiliations:

  • Leonard Cheshire Global Alliance
  • South African Disability Alliance
  • South African Disability Development Trust
  • Office of the Status of Disabled Persons


Source of Income:

  • Department of Social Development
  • Service user fees
  • National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund
  • Donors, Fetes, Fundraising events
 
 

Supportability

* Price

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