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Artist - Reyna Noriega

ABOUT US

Bejnietna is a free peer led support group

for Maltese and Gozitan women anywhere, anytime. 

OUR VISION

 

Bejnietna is open to all women who seek assistance and support, without any judgement. We are committed to ensure that the community is inclusive, diverse, equitable and accessible. It is an autonomous organisation with no affiliation to any religious or political groupings. Bejnietna will remain forever non-professional and has no opinion on any outside matters, causes or controversies.    

 

ABOUT US

 

Bejnietna is an independent, non-denominational, inclusive support community by women for women offering solidarity with a shared purpose: to support each member in managing or overcoming challenges around mental health. We provide a practical solutions-based community creating a safe space in which women can achieve their common goal through a shared experience of resilience and hope. All meetings are free of charge. Bejnietna is a FIDEM Foundation initiative. 

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FOUNDING PRINCIPLES

 

Bejnietna is guided as a community by its group principles and individually by its individual principles which serve to ensure that the primary purpose of the community is safeguarded and that principles come before personalities. The principles serve to guide the governance of the group with respect to its relationship to the wider community in which it sits and the individual members it serves.   

 

  • NON-PROFIT
    Bejnietna declines outside contribution from any organisations or associations. Donations can be made at an individual level and are to be used for the purpose of growing the community and reaching those that are yet to find it. Integral to our principle of donations is in individuals giving time not just financial aid. We aim to build supportive resources from respective professionals for our community.
  • INDEPENDENT
    While Bejnietna is peer led FIDEM Foundation initiative, Bejnietna is not affiliated to any causes or controversies and has no opinions on outside matters. Central to the integrity of the group is creating a safe space for women by women with a shared purpose free from outside influences.
  • AUTONOMOUS
    Bejnietna is autonomous in its principles and operations. This gives the community the freedom to decide on how they feel this community would work best for them and other women with challenges around their mental health.
  • PEER LED
    Bejnietna as a peer led support group extends help and support for free in a non-professional manner. Bejnietna is not a counselling service and offers no professional services. Central to the purpose of Bejnietna is one woman helping another though a shared purpose. This is done by sharing our experience and knowledge of our respective challenges. While Bejnietna is a peer-led support group it is supported by and will have affiliations with psychological professionals. This is to help support the group as a whole in related matters and to safeguard the community.
  • NEUTRAL
    Nothing should divert the community from its primary purpose of one woman helping another woman around mental health challenges. The integrity of the group should be protected and central to this is the community’s neutrality. Bejnietna and its community will have no opinions on any outside matters or controversies.
  • VOLUNTARY
    Bejnietna declines outside contribution from any organisations or associations. Donations can be made at an individual level and are to be used for the purpose of growing the community and reaching those that are yet to find it. Integral to our principle of donations is in individuals giving time not just financial aid. We aim to build supportive resources from respective professionals for our community.

GUIDING PRINCIPLES OF THE GROUP

  • NON-PROFIT
    Bejnietna declines outside contribution from any organisations or associations. Donations can be made at an individual level and are to be used for the purpose of growing the community and reaching those that are yet to find it. Integral to our principle of donations is in individuals giving time not just financial aid. We aim to build supportive resources from respective professionals for our community.
  • INDEPENDENT
    While Bejnietna is peer led FIDEM Foundation initiative, Bejnietna is not affiliated to any causes or controversies and has no opinions on outside matters. Central to the integrity of the group is creating a safe space for women by women with a shared purpose free from outside influences.
  • AUTONOMOUS
    Bejnietna is autonomous in its principles and operations. This gives the community the freedom to decide on how they feel this community would work best for them and other women with challenges around their mental health.
  • PEER LED
    Bejnietna as a peer led support group extends help and support for free in a non-professional manner. Bejnietna is not a counselling service and offers no professional services. Central to the purpose of Bejnietna is one woman helping another though a shared purpose. This is done by sharing our experience and knowledge of our respective challenges. While Bejnietna is a peer-led support group it is supported by and will have affiliations with psychological professionals. This is to help support the group as a whole in related matters and to safeguard the community.
  • NEUTRAL
    Nothing should divert the community from its primary purpose of one woman helping another woman around mental health challenges. The integrity of the group should be protected and central to this is the community’s neutrality. Bejnietna and its community will have no opinions on any outside matters or controversies.
  • VOLUNTARY
    Bejnietna declines outside contribution from any organisations or associations. Donations can be made at an individual level and are to be used for the purpose of growing the community and reaching those that are yet to find it. Integral to our principle of donations is in individuals giving time not just financial aid. We aim to build supportive resources from respective professionals for our community.

GUIDING PRINCIPLES INDIVIDUAL

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