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The passion behind Auksano’s very existence and the basis for all we do and undertake is the desire to assist and guide people, especially youths, in such a manner that they take their place in society as good, upstanding and contributing adults, no matter what they were involved in or are ignorant about. The rippling effect of this approach is astounding in families and the community and ensures sound, healthy and contributing families, which acts as the back bone of a moral society.

[/vc_column_text][vc_text_separator title=”Our Staff” title_align=”separator_align_center” border=”no”][vc_empty_space height=”64px”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/6″][q_team team_name=”Johan de Beer” team_position=”Director” team_description=”A founding member, Director and Functional Therapist.” team_image=”584″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″][q_team team_name=”Mariaan Maartens” team_position=”Marketing Manager” team_description=”Responsible for fundraising, marketing and PRO. Also Functional Therapist.” team_image=”585″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″][q_team team_name=”Onica Motibi” team_position=”Receptionist” team_description=”Also Secretary to the team.” team_image=”“][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″][q_team team_name=”Mpho Chaka” team_position=”Snr Addiction Prevention Officer” team_description=”Development of Wired4Life Clubs, Wired4Life Camps and general addiction prevention.” team_image=”588″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″][q_team team_name=”Corne van Zyl” team_position=”Functional Therapist” team_description=”Functional Therapist and member of the Operational Team.” team_image=”608″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″][q_team team_name=”Smit Bindeman” team_position=”Councellor” team_description=”Counsellor and member of the Operational Team” team_image=”609″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/6″][q_team team_name=”Barbara de Beer” team_position=”Deputy Director” team_description=”Founder Member, Therapist and Chartered Marketer” team_image=”583″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″][q_team team_name=”Adelle du Plessis” team_position=”Social Worker” team_description=”Child Play Therapist, Child Forensic Evaluations and
Head of Addiction Programme” team_image=”586″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″][q_team team_name=”Anna Lesiea” team_position=”Admin. Clerk” team_description=”Assist in reception as Admin. Clerk in training.” team_image=”587″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″][q_team team_name=”Other” team_position=”Councelor” team_description=”Addiction Division Councellor” team_image=”120″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″][q_team team_name=”Diamond” team_position=”Gardener” team_description=”Responsible for gardens, pool and handyman.” team_image=”120″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″][q_team team_name=”Other ” team_description=”Description” team_image=”120″ team_position=”Social Worker”][/vc_column][vc_column][vc_text_separator title=”Our Values and Ethics” title_align=”separator_align_center” border=”no”][vc_column_text]

We act according to a strict ethical code, renders professional services and activities, keep all clients’ information confidential and serve our clients holistically and via a multi-professional team. We deliver evidence based therapies as well as effective, practical interventions and use outcome measures to monitor performance and effectiveness. We incorporate and maintain Christian values and ethics in all our decisions and activities, treat all human beings with dignity and without discrimination and we value our staff and volunteers.

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Auksano was founded in 1995 and registered with the Department of Social Development in 1999. Three of the four founding members are still part of Auksano with two of them still serving on the Management Board, indicating the commitment and passion of all persons involved with Auksano.

Auksano’s founding was due to a need in society for specialists who could handle and assist victims of destructive subcultures. Although the initial focus was destructive occult involvement, the mission expanded over time.

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A serious need for assistance of substance abuse emerged. This need also involved social assistance and counselling of the family of the involved youth. ?Prevention will always be better than cure and will therefore definitely be part of any of our substance programmes.

Auksano’s physical premises include facilities for counselling, training, group sessions, play therapy and administrative tasks.

Auksano currently incorporates three divisions, namely:

  • Trauma and Destructive Sub-culture Division
  • Addiction Division
  • ITR ?(recently added)

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2007 – Free State Premiers Excellence Awards for Best NGO in the Free State: (bronze award)
2008 – Free States Premiers Excellence Awards for Best NGO in the Free State: (silver award)
2012 – Received a Letter of Recommendation from the Department of Education of?the Free Sate for outstanding assistance and involvement in the?development of a blue print for Safety and Security in Free State Schools.

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  • Member of the Free State’s Department of Education’s School Safety and Security Forum.
  • Chair of the Heidedal Local Drug Action Committee.
  • Member of the Free State Drug Action Committee.
  • Registered service supplier of the Free State Department of Education.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_text_separator title=”Management” title_align=”separator_align_center” border=”no”][vc_empty_space height=”64px”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][q_team team_image=”566″ team_name=”Johan de Beer” team_position=”Chairman” team_description=”Functional Therapist.”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/4″][q_team team_image=”568″ team_name=”Mariaan Maartens” team_position=”Member” team_description=”Functional Therapist and Marketer”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/4″][q_team team_image=”567″ team_name=”John Mophete” team_position=”Member” team_description=”Attorney and Director at Phatsoane Henney, Bloemfontein”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/4″][q_team team_image=”569″ team_name=”John Muller” team_position=”Member” team_description=”Engineer and Entrepreneur.”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][q_team team_image=”570″ team_name=”Bert van de Venter” team_position=”Member” team_description=”Financial Advisor, Absa”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/4″][q_team team_image=”617″ team_name=”Sydney Masalla” team_position=”Member” team_description=”Manager of Netcare Hospital, Heidedal”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/4″][q_team team_image=”571″ team_name=”Barbara de Beer” team_position=”Member” team_description=”Therapist and Chartered Marketer.”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_text_separator title=”Legal Profile” title_align=”separator_align_center” border=”no”][vc_column_text]As an ethical, professional organisation, Auksano is managed strictly in line with all legal requirements and registered with the following entities:

  • The Department of Social Development as a Non-Profit Organisation, Registration No: 007-141 NPO.
  • SARS as a Public Benefit Organisation, Registration No: 930002616.
  • Article 18A Organisation, Registration No: MM/055/09/06.

We are futher a registered service provider of the Department of Education in the Free State, a School Safety and Security Forum member and assisted the Dep[artment of Education and the SAP to develop a framework for handling the current 666 gang problem and bullying. We further chair the Heidedal Substance Forum and sit on the Free State Substance Forum.


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Only 4.5% of all clients can pay for services as they are from very poor homes. Auksano’s beneficiaries are from all walks of life and are from cities, towns, townships and rural areas.

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