Educational Support, South Africa
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18th April: Donations given to local families in need of some extra support in Jambiani, Zanzibar.
7th April: Progress made on site with volunteers moving coral rocks and helping to complete the wall with concrete pillars.
3 April: Foundations have been laid and toilets erected at Inkanyezi Creche.
2 April: Community members came out to erect posts to secure the perimeter of the Etshaneni Clinic site before renovations begin.
27 March: Donations given to our rural South African clinics desperately in need of resources.
26 March: Collection of rocks given to the science department at a local South African primary school.
25 March: Construction of the fence for the Etshaneni Clinic fence began.
20 March: A delivery of materials for Inkanyezi Creche's new toilet block was donated.
18 March: Roof of a patient suffering with cancer was patched and now no longer leaks thanks to a St Lucia volunteer.
17 March: The access road to the Jambiani Educational Community Centre Site was completed
12 March: Donations of shoes and clothes that were given by generous volunteers at our partners at African Impact - St Lucia were given out to various children in both the education and healthcare programs.
25 February: School uniforms given to three of our patients at the St Lucia projects, who will be enrolled in school for the first time.
24 February: Nappy donations were provided to 9 different creches in St Lucia.
21 February: Educational donations given to our Cape Town projects
21 February: 3.3 hectares of the Etshaneni Garden were ploughed in preperation.
18 February: Linda Clinic extention project land cleared in preparation for the ground breaking ceremony.
17 February: Fencing for the Etshaneni Clinic was delivered.
13 February: A number of tables and chairs were delivered to Mange Creche in rural KwaZulu Natal.
12 February: A parcel filled with medical supplies donated to the Livingstone General Hospital.
4 February: 20 jerseys and 10 pairs of shorts given to the Zambezi Sports Club foodtball team.
4 February: Final touches completed on the refurbishments of a house destroyed by a storm in St Lucia.
22nd January: Soccer balls, flashcards, stationary and reading books, given to assist our Chimfunshi partner community development projects in Zambia
21st January: Supermarket donations given to two rural creches in South Africa with food while they await their government grants.
15th January: Homes rebuilt after the St Lucia storms hit in December.
13th January: Volunteers from our partners at African Impact - Livingstone continue painting the finishing touches at Maramba Old People's Home.
8th January: Delivered a donation of 50 toothbrushes and toothpastes to a dental clinic in Livingstone.
2nd January: A sign was built and later erected at one of our garden projects in rural KwaZulu Natal, and a gate around the garden was completed to secure the area for planting.
22nd December: A Christmas Carol fundraiser was held to raise money for our projects and to spread the word about the work we do in the surrounding communities.
10th December: Six learners graduated from Inkanyezi Creche and will be moving on to primary school.
9th December: A floor at Mange Creche in rural KZN was repaired on this day, with help from volunteers and partners at African Impact - Thanda.
4th December: Our staff in Livingstone happily attended the graduation of five of the learners from our Sponsor-A-Child program. After speeches from the students there was a party held to celebrate!
4th December: THAF created banners and provided a small snack to speakers at the Domestic Violence awareness event in KZN.
2nd December: Joined African Impact volunteers at Etshaneni Creche in painting classroom and mending a area in the playground.
2nd December: Raised awareness at the World AIDS Day parade in Livingstone.
28th November: Participated in Livingstone's "Thanksgiving Olympics" - showing pride for our work and spreading the word about our initiatives.27th November: Raised awareness at a World AIDS Day event at a rural clinic in KwaZulu Natal.
21st November: Renovated and reconstructed some homes destroyed by a storm in St Lucia.
20th November: Renovated the Inkanyezi Creche roof
20th November: A water collection system has been implemented to provide a sustainable source of water for the learners, infants and teachers.
19th November: 30 African Impact - Thanda volunteers and Etshaneni community workers installed 700 metres of fence around a community garden.
14th November : Box of toys brought to a newly-erected creche in the rural area of Ezwenelisha.
13th November: The garden we helped erect has produced 150 spinach leaves which were harvested on just this day!
10th November: A new blood pressure machine was given to the Sipho Zungu Clinic in rural KwaZulu Natal.
9th November: A much-needed glucose monitor was donated to a diabetic child on our KwaZulu Natal home based care program
7th November: Medical supplies were given to Khula Clinic, a rural clinic in KwaZulu Natal.
4th November: Family of 5 in rural KZN were given a clothing donation, and African Impact volunteers erected a clothes line for the Gogo.
2nd November: Community day event held in Mange, KwaZulu Natal complete with activities for the local children and a dance competition with prizes.
1st November: A ‘Fun Day’ was organized at the Body of Christ Children’s centre, in partnership with volunteers from African Impact.
31st October: Stationary materials, clothing and other donations were handed over to the Mukeu School for in Limuru, Kenya.
30th October: Clothing donation was sorted and given to the Kwathu Orphanage in Livingstone.
29th October: The Maramba Old People’s home in Livingstone was fitted with brand new curtains for the rooms to provide extra privacy for the residence.
23rd October: Our intern in Zambia oversaw the donation of 83 sports jerseys and 9 trousers to the Maramba tag rugby committee.
18th October: Donations of clothing and toys were given to a needy family in rural KwaZulu Natal.
15th October: Floor at a local preschool in Jambiani, Zanzibar was smashed, leveled and re-layed to make for a safer, cleaner learning environment.
16th October: A donation of 50 blankets were given out to various partners in Cape Town, including children's homes.
14th October: A bed, made by our partners in KwaZulu Natal, was delivered to a disabled patient in the rural areas surrounding St Lucia.
10th October: Intern Johanna, located in Zambia, assisted with the erection of newly donated curtains for the Maramba Old People's Home, allowing for added privacy.
9th October: Cheshire Homes received donations of flashcards, coloured cards and memory games from our partners in Livingstone, Zambia.
8th October: A clothing donation was given out to members of the Khula Support Group in KwaZulu Natal, along with a Baby Starter Pack for one of the member's daughters.
8th October: Using generous arts and crafts donations, 100 children at the Mange Community Youth Club were able to make their very own masks.
8th October: The newly erected Baby Monitoring Room at the Karuri Health Centre opened for use on this day.
4th October: Our interns gave Dr Hasingo, who was full of gratitude, a bag full of medical supplies to the Livingstone General Hospital.
2nd October: 130 toothbrushes given out in rural KwaZulu Natal to the children of Mange Youth Group.1st October: A local organisation facilitated an award ceremony at Linda Community School, where some of our Sponsor-a-Child students got certificates for story writing.
30 September: All renovations at the Karuri Health Centre have been completed.
39 September: A home based care patient battling cancer received a bed made by our partners at African Impact, as well as a mattress for her home.
24th September: We have partnered with the African Impact Cape Town projects and Excellent Choice Girls' Soccer Academy for a 3 day youth development camp about 'making good life choices.20th September: Representatives from THAF delivered a box filled with an assortment of clothes for the residents at the Maramba Old People's Home in Livingstone, Zambia.
19th September: Our partners in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa donated a mattress to an elderly patient from their home based care programme.
17th September: Reusable bags were given out at various groups
10th September: Rugby jerseys given to the Livingstone Centre Tag Rugby Committee, to help them with their push to develop the sport in the Zambian town.
9th September: Construction began on a borehole house at the Linda Community School to help secure the water source, which is being contaminated without proper protection.
2nd September: A parachute was delivered to our partners in Cape Town which has become a huge success amongst the children of the Red Hill and Khayelitsha preschools and after school clubs.
For our long term achievements please visit our achievements page