Since 2012, The Rock of Hope has been supporting, fostering and celebrating the minority group and LGBTI community of Swaziland. Through its work, The Rock of Hope uses trainings, advocacy and communication strategies to influence changes in policy and social practices. In recognition of the role that society plays in the creation of barriers to access to services, The Rock of Hope addresses human rights issues for the marginalized people and is dedicated to the building of a healthy and empowered minority groups in Swaziland.
The organization is here to build a society in Swaziland that is free from the stigmatization, discrimination and the oppression of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people (this also includes prisoners and sex workers who fall under the listed categories). The organization through its activities aims to create a very strong and proud society of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people in the entire kingdom of Swaziland.
Law And Human Rights Enforcement
To promote the protection of human rights and advocate for the legal recognition of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people.
Raise Health Awareness And Healthy Lifestyle Promotion
To encourage the adoption of healthy lifestyles, to prevent the transmission of HIV/AIDS and support the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people living with HIV/AIDS
Social Support and Empowerment
To implement counseling , education and other mutual support and upliftment programs to empower gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people, and to also try and to advocate for the acceptance of the members of the organization in their respective communities and families.
Maximizing LGBTI Community Power
To bring together all gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people in order to build a strong, healthy, proud and mutually supportive community of the organization`s members.
To link with other communities and organizations that shares the same objectives and aims as ours regionally and internationally.
To undertake charity activities in our communities and at national level.