October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month: We might not be able to stop the violence, but we can help break the cycle How domestic violence affects our children is a hard story to tell, to confront, and to deal with. In our haven of a home, we experience the results of
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Staff Spotlight on our Mama Thandi Hailing from Swaziland and Mpumulanga, we introduce the patient and loving Mama Thandi, who is our full-time House Mother for the “Masingita” House. (“Masingita” means “Miracles” in Tsonga). Mama Thandi looks after 7 of our wonderful children, 3 sets of siblings and 1 little boy.
“My granny threw me and my sister away” – The harsh reality of child abuse in SA, and the most difficult cases in our history. This year we have welcomed seven new babies and children into our care. We welcome you into our loving family and are grateful for the opportunity
OUR FUNDRAISING FACTS The past year has not been without its challenges. We receive 22% of our funding from government and the balance we have to fundraise for. The economic climate has reduced our donations from individuals by 23%. School fees and the increase in water and electricity costs result
OP-ED: UNDOCUMENTED MINORS – THE LIFE AND DEATH STRUGGLE FOR EDUCATION Children and youth are encouraged to attend the Isibindi Safe Park, which is an area of land specifically set aside for the recreational and educational pursuits of children in area. This is one of 5 safe parks in the
HEARTS OF HOPE CHARITY CALENDAR 2018 The theme of the 14th Annual Charity Calendar, with photographs by Lex van Vught and design by Quentin Duncan, is “Africa Kaleidoscope”. The proceeds from donations for the calendar will go to Hearts of Hope. A striking year-end gift for family, friends and staff. The