Tamlin (BSC OT)




Leadership Report Year Ending 2023

It gives us great pleasure to present this report as Chairperson and Director of Children A’Loud. Serving this organisation with our fellow board of trustees for the past year has been an honour and a rewarding experience.

Gangsterism, abuse, violence, drugs and poverty still continue to plague our community but we are positive and still believe that a bright future awaits the children in our programmes if we stay focused on our mission and to navigate a course beyond the crisis. We will make every effort to change the lives of children in this community.

Children Aloud has over the past 10 years established its roots deep into the Ocean View community. We have gained the trust of children and parents alike. Our reputation as a welcoming and child friendly organization serves us well in this community. It is for this reason that more and more numbers are added to our programmes and parents have come on board to assist in the various programmes.

Unfortunately this year like most other NPOs we have taken a financial knock with
donor funding and it has been one of our leanest years. We have had to adapt to the funding deficits and against the backdrop of political mishaps, failures and corruption which is so prevalent these days.

Our work would not be possible without our loyal donors, our implementing partners and the many relationships and stakeholder partnerships that we have built over time. The Board is enormously grateful to everyone who walks with us on this journey. Thank you for your trust in Children A’Loud. We are absolutely certain that together, we will continue to be the voice of so many underprivileged children in our townships and bring hope to so many of our families in these communities.

Yours sincerely,
Renee Smith (Director) and Tamlin Klein (Chairlady)