Author Archives: Hannah Fowles

WAVES FOR CHANGE AND MAMI WATA PARTNER TO EMPOWER THE NEXT GENERATION OF AFRICAN SURFERS

In a unique collaboration Mami Wata, a brand that embodies the spirit of African surfing, and Waves for Change, an award-winning African surf therapy programme, have come together to empower the next generation of African surfers. In a partnership that is already making waves, Mami Wata have provided all Waves for Change (W4C) coaches with […]

We’re recruiting – Global Development Director

Title: Global Development Director Focus:​ Grow funding & increase W4C reach globally Location: ​Cape Town, South Africa &/or remote locations UK or USA Waves for Change Mission Statement: ​W4C is a multi-award winning non-profit providing child-friendly mental health services in communities where mental health services are under-resourced & stigmatized. W4C provides vulnerable children with caring […]

SURF THERAPY: MAKING WAVES WITH AUTISM

“I have seen so many changes – self-confidence, communication and social interaction. In general children with their cognitive functions are quite independent and don’t do much group play or interaction. Since being at Waves for Change, the children have shown a willingness to engage with each other, build friendships and high fives…lots of high fives!” […]

Surf Therapy – A Wave of Change

For the past decade, Surf Therapy as an alternative form of healing has been gathering momentum. Organisations from across the globe combine the therapeutic elements of the ocean with the adventure of surfing to positively impact lives of individuals from all walks of life. But what exactly is Surf Therapy? What does it do? More […]

The Women of Waves for Change

As Women’s Month comes to a close, we look back on an amazing month celebrating the strong, inspirational women who drive change and fight for equality across South Africa. We also remember the thousands of brave women who marched to the Union Buildings on 9 August 1956 in the fight for a non-racial and non-sexist […]