Halley Movement is a coalition of charitable organisations working for the welfare of Children and family in Mauritius and in the Southern African region. The Non Governmental Organisation is in consultative status with the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)
Halley Movement was founded in 1989 and is registered in Mauritius. Halley Movement is managed by an executive board and is supported by members from two teams, namely the technical team and the ‘Crisis Workers’ team. The ‘Crisis Workers’ team comprises volunteers from different regions and various sectors of the country.
Halley Movement works in partnership with the private sector, governmental institutions and other international and national organisations. Halley Movement now sits on board of various International organisations in an attempt to devise policies in the interest of the world children.
PAN-Mauritius (Parenting in Africa – Mauritius Chapter) has been set up to strengthen Child Welfare programmes beyond 2015. This platform with Halley Movement as the Lead organisation brings together twenty two (22) state and non state institutions promoting child welfare & Protection in the Republic of Mauritius.
Our Mission is to protect and promote the welfare of children and families in Mauritius as well as in the African continent through dissemination and advancement through actions.
Since it was created, Halley Movement has dealt with issues of child abuses, and has counselled parents on such matters. In many occasions, have testified in Courts, provides telephone counselling service, and face-to-face counselling where experts provide advice and information to parents.
Now, after more than 10 years of existence, the tactics and mode of operation of Halley Movement has evolved. The organisation is more receptive to the demand of groups and community leaders. Through workshops and training sessions, laymen are involved in our programs and are involved in multi-marketing whereby they in turn disseminate the values of the organisation.
Where we are
Halley Movement operates in Mauritius, Rodrigues Isl., Japan, Ethiopia, Togo and London. All the organisations that represent Halley Movement abroad work in concert with our objectives. Materials produced by Halley Movement are distributed to the network.