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A Heartlines project to support the positive role of men in the lives of children.
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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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Reforming the idea of fatherhood

A group of men at a correctional services facility in Paarl, in the Western Cape, is exploring ways they can be different fathers to the ones they had growing up and how they can be present and positively involved in their children's lives. 

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The Fathers Matter team is growing

Lereko Mfono and Nkosinathi Sixabayi joined Heartlines’ Fathers Matter project at the beginning of November. Lereko in the role of Project Coordinator, and Nkosinathi as the Church Lead for Fathers Matter.

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Lereko Mfono

Amatyma Financial Wellness Conference

On 20 November 2021, Fathers Matter Project Coordinator Lereko Mfono attended the Amatyma Financial Wellness Conference. He shares what he learnt from the event.

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How fathers can pass on values to their children

Watch this sermon by Heartlines Senior Programme Manager Brian Helsby as he looks at the impact of absent fathers and what the church and Christians can do in response.

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Winning essays on fathers

What does the word ‘father’ mean to you? That’s what we asked young writers across the country for our latest essay competition, run together with FunDza. These are the winning entries.

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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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