Inspiring active ageing this Human Rights Day

Together with the Global Alliance for the Rights of Older People (GAROP) Tafta is petitioning for a world more supportive of older people and their rights, as the rate of longevity and global ageing population increases.


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Tafta CEO, Femada Shamam, shares thoughts about global issues in ageing, as well as our specific response to challenges facing elders.

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If you are over the age of 60, Tafta is here for you.

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We promote values of: Trust, Accountability, Transparency, Care, Respect, Integrity, Purpose, Service, Compassion, Environment.

We encourage all stakeholders in the spirit of these Values to support our Purpose: ‘To make dignity, growth and meaningful life a realistic prospect for all elders.’

These values are promoted through our work daily with our beneficiaries, stakeholders and general public and carried through to our messaging and advertising on print, broadcast, electronic and social media platforms.  As such, The Association for the Aged, has a zero tolerance policy for any vulgar or rude, threatening, abusive, discriminatory, cyber bullying or harassing comments on all our platforms.

Any comments identified as such will be removed from our platforms. Should the perpetrator persist, he or she will be blocked and reported.

For enquiries or reporting please contact us on 0313323721 or email