Author Archives: Vuyiswa Mdlalo

The Teddy Bear Foundation working together with SANZAF to address hunger and starvation of children.


Dear Teddy Bear Clinic

I would love to thank you for all the support, care, love and guidance you have given me. In times where I felt uncertain and confused, the wonderful staff was there to help and guide me, when I felt scared and shy they were there to set the mood and make us feel comfortable.

They taught us rights we did not know we had in court and made the experience less stressful and made us know we are always safe, and we did not have to fear. It is not easy for a minor to stand before a court and tell your story, but with the help of the intermediaries I was able to say everything without fear.

Not many people have the privilege to be associated with people as caring and understanding as The Teddy Bear Clinic crew...


In response to the pillar 4 of the National Strategic Plan.

This video illustrates the importance of appropriate responding, minimizing secondary trauma of a victim.


Diversion Programme -16 Days of Activism 2020

Engaging with our diversion boys through music therapy in our fight against child abuse.Have a look at their video.


Research Day 2020 Video

Fascinating insights on child protection from studies we have conducted over the past year.

Share your thoughts and questions with us.


Research Day 2020

For registration please click on the link below.


The Teddy Bear Foundation striving to protect children through prevention and intervention programs.

The Teddy Bear Foundation SAFE Presentations

The Teddy Bear Foundation strive to protect children, combatting child abuse through prevention and intervention programs.

The SAFE program is part of the intervention process, empowering learners with knowledge and skills, to identify, prevent and report child abuse

The following presentations are available to be presented to grade 7 – 12 learners, as requested. The presentations can be done at school, as well as in the form of virtual presentations, taking in consideration the current COVID pandemic. Each presentation are facilitated within a forty five minute timeframe, in small class groups. It is proposed that each grade be divided into two groups and presented separately.

Grade 7 Safe Presentation

The grade 7 prese...


Woman Leadership conversations with Dr Shaheda Omar

Shaheda Omar on a daily mission to help children.

Dr Shaheda Omar talking injustice of child hunger with Eusebius McKaiser on 702.