Give South African Children a Safe Place to Play

Jun 27, 2013

Sports Fields for South African Children: Phase I

Current sports fields at CH South Africa
Current sports fields at CH South Africa

Thank you for your support. Together, we are building sports fields for over 700 impoverished children and their communities in Cape Town, South Africa. Great strides have been made towards giving our kids a safe place to play. We could not do this valuable work without your support.

Globally, we have raised over $128,000 for this project.

The sports fields at Christel House South Africa are scheduled to be built in four phases and will cost an additional $145,000 to complete. Phase I will include cricket fields and a set of netball/basketball courts. Phase I has been fully funded and is scheduled to be completed by September 2013. Thank you for your support in helping to accomplish this great milestone.

We now set our sights to Phase II of our project, which will cost roughly $87,000 to complete.  We want to finish what we started and give CHSA students a safe and nurturing space where they can learn, play and grow. If you are interested in continuing your support of this project, please check out our project for Phase II “Give South Africa Children A Safe Place To Play.”

Thank you again for your support!


Mar 12, 2013

Epic Challenge

Christel House South Africa Students
Christel House South Africa Students

We want to say THANK YOU for your help in kicking off our Epic Challenge to build sports fields for impoverished children at Christel House South Africa. Worldwide, we have raised just over $10,000 dollars to give our students a safe place to play. Every dollar of this will be matched by Christel House friends, Andy and Hermiene Ording.

But, we still have a long way to go.

The Ordings have generously agreed to match every dollar raised through March 31st – up to $25,000. We want to give our kids every dollar of this match.

Global Giving is pitching in as well. On Wednesday, March 13th, Global Giving will provide a 30% match on every gift made to Give South African Children A Safe Place To Play --  up to $1,000 per donation.

So – let’s do some math.

If you give a gift of $25 on March 13th, Global Giving will match your gift by 30%, bringing your contribution to $37.50. The Ordings will then match this donation, dollar-for-dollar, bringing your total donation to $65. This could have a tremendous impact.

We greatly appreciate your continued support.

There is $50,000 available. Matching begins at 9am EST and lasts until funds run out or 11:59 p.m.


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Project Leader

Bobbi Bosch

Indianapolis, Indiana United States

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