The story of the AIDS Orphan crisis in South Africa is most often told through statistics, the scale of which is unfathomable—over 2.1 million children orphaned in South Africa. Countless national and international studies have been done which measure the impact of HIV and AIDS on communities and the devastation the epidemic has wrought on […]
Our first online fundraiser, using Pozible, was a massive success! We raised enough money to build our website, have shelves made for Phase 1 of Ekurhuleni Centre for Orphans and Vulnerable Children’s library, have grass mats woven for the children’s reading space and purchase some essential books and library materials.
Phase 2 of our library for the children of Ekurhuleni was completed in May 2014. We are thrilled to have exceeded our goal to supply ten books per child, thanks to our invigorated volunteer book collectors and partner organisations. We now have 13 beautiful books per child and more still coming in! We are […]
Our first children’s story in English and Xitsonga, The Little Elephant / Xitori xa Xindlopfana, illustrated by the children of Ekurhuleni Centre for Orphans and Vulnerable Children, is with the designer and the layout about to be finalised. Renowned artist Andries Botha worked with the adults from the community who dramatised the story for the […]