1. To change the negative attitudes of society towards people coming from single parent familiesBy mobilising single parents into groups through which they can carry out innovative practical projects aimed at enabling single parents to: Collectively address common concerns Increase their household incomes Raise their children successfullySPAU seeks to demonstrate to the public that single parents are equally able members of their communities, who when given a chance and the empowerment, can contribute positively to the socio-economic development of their communities.
To change the negative attitudes of society towards people coming from single parent families
By mobilising single parents into groups through which they can carry out innovative practical projects aimed at enabling single parents to:
2. To initiate projects in sectors that can enhance the welfare of people in poor single parent families, through:
Training services -manageable and sustainable income-generating activities
Linking remote communities to direct AIDS service providers, such as mobile clinics, blood testing and counselling
HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention campaigns among the wider community
Rights-awareness and lobbying activities to enable single parents to advance their rights
3. To create support systems among people from single parent families
Through encouraging the formation of single parents groups, through which members can offer group counselling and also build resilience, from interacting with fellow single parents, so as to face the challenges that come with single parenting.
To network with other service providers that share the SPAU vision
Through working with similar-minded people/organisations who share the SPAU vision of overcoming poverty and stigma among marginalised groups so as to enable: