uMama is an invaluable resource for guiding both parents and educators.
In this new and rapidly changing world filled with unknown dangers and opportunities yet to be created, parents around the globe struggle to know how to guide their children to the future, leaving too many young people with no one able to give them a positive sense of who they can become.
“Will we make it?”
is a question weighing on an increasing number of people’s minds and hearts, a question biologists answer with a qualified
the qualification being if we can find a way to truly work together.
uMama provides a set of different values that are seen as valuable in guiding parents.
uMama supports parents
It touches, connects and involves all of us in a fundamental way
It is educational in terms of critical thinking about our values
It can lead to actual behavioural change
Can assist us in rediscovering and instilling values in order to reconstruct family and community life – jointly work for social transformation
The documentary will give support to people embarking on the parenting journey
In the documentary we’ve identified 4 broad value areas that are particularly important in the South African context:
Respect, including Respect for Diversity
The educational focus of uMama:
Reflecting on values
Internalising values as individuals
Institutionalising values at the group level
Applying the values
Lobbying for values and
Transferring values and developing educators in the footsteps of our national leaders and ancestors