Edith Kriel is the Executive director of Jelly beans Inc, an organisation that provides services and resources to young children who have been victims or have experienced the trauma of sexual abuse. Edith is very passionate about restoring the smiles on children’s faces, who have suffered through some sort of abuse. She is also passionate about being a nurturing mother figure for healing children.
Edith is a social worker and has been assisting children for over 24 years. She is also in established author, she co-authored ‘Voices of Hope- Healing stories for Africa’s children.’ She has developed multiple organisations for children such as the Teddy Bear Clinic into a multi-level service and Child Witness Project in the Western Cape
Edith has said, “Success is helping a child find their smile again after trauma or maltreatment, one smile at a time, one child at a time.”