To provide the Parkinson's communities an uplifting and life enhancing movement program that will increase mobility, quality of life and bring a sense of validation and purpose back into their lives.
Through its internationally approved coaching programmes, the DPSA Group will strive towards establishing Dance for Parkinsonís classes throughout the Republic of South Africa so that the programme is accessible to all communities to those living with Parkinsonís.
Instilling a sense of well-being, improving quality of life and giving each participant with Parkinsonís the tools needed to assist in living a life of meaning, physically, cognitively and emotionally. The promotion of awareness of Parkinsonís through community-based projects that empower and uplift those with Parkinsonís
The establishment of the DPSA Benevolent Fund that assists funding for Parkinsonís classes, and the training of qualified dance teachers.
The Dance for PD SA NPC has been approved as a Public Benefit Organisation (PBO) for purposes of section 18A (1) (a) of the Act and donations to Dance for PD SA NPC will be tax deductible in the hands of the donors in terms of and subject to the limitations prescribed in section 18A of the Act with effect from 4 April 2019.
Donations made to or by the PBO are exempt from Donations Tax in terms of section 56(1) (h) of the Income Tax Act.
Exemption from the payment of Estate Duty in terms of section 4(h) of the Estate Duty Act No.45 of 1955.
The Company's objectives specifically include:
Dance For PD SA NPC ® is registered as a Non-Profit Company NPC (Old Section 21 Company) as:
|Patron/Director||Dr. A R Bird||Fundraising|
|Chairperson||Mr. K J Viljoen||Secretarial|
|Chief Executive Officer||Mrs. J J Symmonds||Media/Communications|
|Chief Operations Officer||Ms. C (Davidson)Wesson||Operations/Marketing|
|Director||Mr. I A Brotherton||Accounting|
|Non-Executive Director||Mr. T L Symmonds||Strategy|
|Non-Executive Director||Mr J C E P Nieman||Human Resources|
|Non-Executive Director||Dr. N L Siegfried||Research|
|Consultant||Mr. H C Arthur||Website|
Julie Symmonds: +44 7496 231913
Carmen Davidson: 083 795 5610
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