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FATHERS MATTER

A Heartlines project to support the positive role of men in the lives of children.
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Stories

01 Jun 2021|Heartlines

FM Ambassadors

We’re excited to be partnering with Mahlatse Mashua, Loyiso Bala, Mmusi Maimane and Michael Mol to spread the word about the Fathers Matter project.

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No rule books for dads

Fathers Matter Ambassador Michael Mol shares the lessons he has learnt as a father.

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Fathering - the new story

Fathers Matter Ambassador Mahlatse Mashua shares about his experience as a father.

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Being a single father

Gosiame shares the joys and challenges of being a single father to his daughter. 

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Understanding our experiences of fatherhood

Our experiences with our own fathers can impact how we father our children. Understanding our stories can help us heal and grow.

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Choosing to write a new story: becoming a parent after a difficult childhood


After a challenging childhood, Quinton Pretorius and his wife have chosen to raise their children in a radically different way.

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Being a social father

Social fathers and other male role models can have a huge impact in a child's life. David shares his story of being an adoptive father to his youngest son.

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