Soul of Africa

 
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  • Soul of Africa has received 5 donations
    • 1 year ago
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  • Soul of Africa has been marked as funded. They raised a total of $2,732 from an original funding goal of $5,000!
    • 1 year ago
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  • Soul of Africa posted a progress report
    Strengthening Schools in SA-Update
    By - Leigh-Anne Gey van Pittius - Project Leader
    LAMULA PRIMARY SCHOOL ALTERATIONS UPDATE Soul of Africa is focusing it's efforts on the Lower Molweni Valley in Kwa,Zulu Natal, South Africa.  Lamula Primary School is one of the two primary schools in the area that has benefited from Soul Of Africa donations so far for 2013. Lamula Promary School was build in 1994 and...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Soul of Africa posted a progress report
    SOUL OF AFRICA - CHANGING SOULS THROUGH SOLES!
    By - Leigh Gey Van Pittius - Project Leader
    Soul Of Africa have decided to focus our funding in the Lower Molweni Valley of 1000 Hills in Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa as the Valley has a high number of orphans and vulnerable children and the HIV AIDS rate is one of the highest in this Province of South Africa. We have supported this community in the past and...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Soul of Africa posted a progress report
    Helping Growing Primary Schools In South Africa
    By - Leigh Booysen - Project Leader
    Soul Of Africa continues to make a difference to the lives of orphans and vulnerable children as well as unemployment in South Africa.  Our latest project has been a South African government primary school in Kwa-Zulu Natal. Bazimile Primary School is a government primary school that currently educates 590 primary...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Soul of Africa has received 1 donation
    • 2 years ago
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  • Soul of Africa posted a progress report
    Soul Of Africa - Leaving a Legacy
    By - Leigh Gey van Pittius - Project Leader
    HIV/AIDS IN SOUTH AFRICA: An estimated 5.6million people were living with HIV and AIDS in South Africa in 2009, the highest number of people in any country.  In the same year, it was estimated that 310,000 South Africans died of AIDS-related causes, reflecting the huge number of lives that the country has lost to AIDS...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Soul of Africa posted a progress report
    Making a Difference to Lost Childhoods...
    By - Leigh Booysen - Project Leader
    The number of AIDS orphans thrust into parenthood in South Africa paints a grim picture of reality.  Child headed household are not uncommon throughout Kwa-Zulu Natal - the hardest hit province in South Africa – long the hardest-hit nation in the world.  Sadly these many of these children will never have an...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Soul of Africa has been reactived and is now accepting donations again.
    • 2 years ago
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  • Soul of Africa has been retired and is no longer accepting donations.
    • 3 years ago
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  • Soul of Africa has received 18 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Soul of Africa posted a progress report
    Mnamatha Building update part 4
    By - Leigh Booysen - Project Leader
    PROGRESS ON BUILDING AT MNAMTHA SCHOOL, KWA-ZULU NATAL, SOUTH AFRICA… After the Blessing of the Mnamatha School building last month, building of the toilets and classrooms quickly got underway – great excitement ensued a little frustration as builders faced problems not unusual to projects in rural South...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Soul of Africa posted a progress report
    Clarks Kicks for Soul of Africa World Cup a Huge Success Part 3
    By - Leigh Booysen - Project Leader
    Clarks Kicks for Soul of Africa World Cup a Huge Success Part 3 By now I’ve created quite a stir and have a small group of children all wanting to tell me just how much of a difference Clarks are making in their lives.  Patrick tells them that its time to go back into class but I stop him and ask if I could chat...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Soul of Africa posted a progress report
    Clarks Kicks for Soul of Africa World Cup a Huge Success Part 2
    By - Leigh Booysen - Project Leader
    Clarks Kicks for Soul of Africa World Cup a Huge Success part 2 Next Patrick takes me to the proposed site for the new computer room that we’ll be building thanks to Clarks. “We are a Primary School with a High School next to us.  The High school has computers and when our children get there they are...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Soul of Africa has been reactived and is now accepting donations again.
    • 4 years ago
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  • Soul of Africa posted a progress report
    Clarks Kicks for Soul of Africa World Cup a Huge Success
    By - Leigh Booysen - Project Leader
    Clarks Kicks for Soul Of Africa World Cup a Huge Success PART 1 As I’m driving down toward the valley of Ndedwe, situated in Botha’s Hill, Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa, I’m struck by the breathtaking landscape as the sun rises, streaking the sky and valley below with life and colour.  Who would think...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Soul of Africa has been marked as funded. They raised a total of $2,019 from an original funding goal of $2,000!
    • 4 years ago
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  • Soul of Africa posted a progress report
    Soul Of African gives unemployment the boot!
    By - Leigh Booysen - Project Editor
    South Africa’s jobless rate rose unexpectedly to a five-year peak in the first quarter. Officials blame this on seasonal factors and the end of the World Cup preparations. The official unemployment rate climbed to 25,2% from 24,3% in the final quarter of last year, despite the economy's recovery, Statistics SA said...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Soul of Africa posted a progress report
    Soul Of Africa's Soles firmly on the ground!
    By - Leigh Booysen - Project Editor
    More than 500 000 South Africans, many of them women and children, could be plunged into further desperation as many of South Africa’s charities battle a funding crisis. Industry experts revealed that charity organizations, which represent 30% of social services in South Africa, would have R3-billion less to spend on...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Soul of Africa posted a progress report
    NEXT fund new stitching centre for Soul Of Africa
    By - Leigh Booysen - Project Editor
    In helping non-profit charity organization Soul Of Africa expand and improve their operations, NEXT has generously funded £15,000 ($25,112) toward the building of a stitching centre for Soul Of Africa stitchers in South Africa. Soul Of Africa creates self-sustainable employment by teaching previously unemployed women...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Soul of Africa has received 8 donations
    • 4 years ago
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  • Soul of Africa posted a progress report
    With your help we are able to achieve our dreams and goals...
    By - Leigh Booysen - Soul Of Africa is Spreading Smiles in South Africa
    Soul Of Africa continues to advance its mission of making a difference in the lives of thousands of orphans and vulnerable children affected by AIDS in South Africa, whilst tackling unemployment through the sale of our shoes. Through the selling of Soul Of Africa shoes we have seen many lives change for the better. In...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Soul of Africa has received 19 donations
    • 5 years ago
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  • Soul of Africa posted a progress report
    Thank you to all our supporters!
    By - Leigh Booysen - Volunteer
    Thank you to all our supporters and to everybody who has so willingly contributed toward the Soul Of Africa Project… Since Jan ’09 to May ’09 12,066 pairs of Soul Of Africa Shoes have been hand-stitched and sold in South Africa, UK and USA. The amount of R392,989 ($49,546; £30,366) has been donated back to the...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Soul of Africa has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 6 years ago
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  • Soul of Africa has received 7 donations
    • 6 years ago
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Funded

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Organization

Soul of Africa

Durban, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
http://www.soulofafricashoes.co.uk

Project Leader

Stephanie Keast

London, United Kingdom

Where is this project located?

Map of Soul of Africa