Through our accountability system, we ensure that our activities within Family are transparent, involve stakeholder participation, allow complaints to be responded to and enable continuous learning and improvement.

Our financial reports:

Our policies and manuals

  • Child protection policy We recognise that the children with whom and for whom we work are particularly vulnerable to abuse and exploitation. This policy sets out our common beliefs and principles and describes the steps that will be taken by us to protect children involved in our activities.
  • Transparency policy This policy outlines our commitment to being honest and open in our communication and the
    sharing of relevant information, in an appropriate form, with target groups and other stakeholders
  • Governance manual A user-friendly working document to explain our governance structure, processes and operations.

Our governance structure

The primary bodies in our governance structure are the Assembly of Members, the Board and the Secretariat.

Family for Every Child was registered in 2012 in the UK as a company limited by guarantee and has charitable status (charity number: 1149212).

Our General Assembly

The current President of Family for Every Child is Rekha Nathoo, Director of the CINDI Network in South Africa. As The President of the Assembly, Rekha is mainly responsible for ensuring that the governance responsibilities of Family’s members are met. She also represents the alliance at external events.

Rekha is Family’s first President, elected in 2014 by all the members of Family. Rekha has a passion for child rights and has worked in the HIV/AIDS and children sector since 1992.

She is a specialist in Community Development and Adult Education and has a Master degree in Adult Education. Her diverse experiences include her work as a Training Coordinator for DramAide, an AIDS education project, as a Training Specialist for the Provincial Department of Land Affairs, KwaZulu-Natal, Coordinator of the iNdlovu Partnership for Lifelong Learning and as a lecturer at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Centre for Adult Education. She has also worked as a Project Manager for the iNdlovu Partnership for Lifelong Learning.

She has been CINDI’s Director since 2009, an organisation that she joined in 2006 as Project Manager for their Child Advocacy Project (CAP). CINDI is a children’s sector network of over 200 organisations working with orphaned and vulnerable children and a valuable member of Family for Every Child.