Working with fathers

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Creating safe spaces for men to share and learn

Creating spaces for men to share and learn together is an important part of Fathers Matter's work. The first Fathers Matter Ambassadors Conference was an meaningful moment for men to experience just this.

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Hitting the road with purpose

Watch the story of how a biking club in Soweto is encouraging men to show up and share their lives and passions (including biking) with their children.

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A dad’s greatest influence and responsibility is in their home

It’s not in the boardroom, at the office or on the sports field where a father matters most, but right at home, says Zane Meas.

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Passing down biking passion to the next generation

Ahead of Father’s Day on 18 June, Heartlines partnered up with the Ride with a Boy Child initiative, hosted by the Greater Soweto Bikers, to support fathers and bikers who want to be more actively involved in their sons’ lives.

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A happy Father’s Day for the dads of Alex

Making safe spaces for fathers and their children to spend time together in celebration of Father's Day.

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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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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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