Project Gateway is a church-based, non-profit making organisation, serving the city of Pietermaritzburg and its surrounds, in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. We aim to equip and empower local people through our enterprise, education and care activities. The project was formally established in 1992. Our mission statement reflects the vision of the project: 'To change people's lives by helping them physically, emotionally and spiritually. We aim to uplift people and their communities through job and life skills, reaching all people without prejudice, showing the compassion of Jesus Christ, and honouring our Creator.'
We operate in three braod areas - Empowerment, Care and Education,
The Empowerment programmes provide job and life skills training as well as hard skills training in fashion design, sewing and pattern making, and computer literacy. Our business development programme seeks to raise up well-equipped entrepreneurs running sustainable businesses in a number of sectors, and provides training and mentoring opportunities for learners in starting up small and micro-businesses. We alos assist with Asset Based Community Development.
We offer a programme of training and care in HIV/AIDS and TB related needs, we care for vulnerable women - those who find themselves victims of crime and violence, we have a pregnancy care programme which protects, guides and nurtures young women in pregnancy related crises. and our overnight shelter provides a safe haven, accommodation and meals for the homeless on a daily basis.
Gateway Christian School provides good quality education at affordable fees for many of the less privileged children in the local area. It currently educates more than 385 children. We also have a boarding facility for orphaned and vulnerable children.
Not For Profit, Social Enterprise
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Location (Town, City, District or Region)
Postal Address (Main Contact)
PO box 101071, Scottsville 3209, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa