They are expected to pass these crucial life skills on to their charges, so that the children can become responsible and valued citizens.

Over 11 years the Valued Citizens Initiative – which was started and is headed by community builder Carole Podetti Ngono – has trained 5135 teachers.

Of these 4413 teachers have successfully completed the Values in Schools Programme or course.
The programme is run in Gauteng, Free State and Limpopo.