Build a new life for 12 orphans in South Africa

 
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  • Build a new life for 12 orphans in South Africa has received 7 donations
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  • Build a new life for 12 orphans in South Africa has been retired and is no longer accepting donations.
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  • Build a new life for 12 orphans in South Africa posted a progress report
    Report on Esther-Hannah House at Refilwe Community
    By - Brian La Trobe - Project Leader
    Esther-Hannah UnitThis is a foster care household, known as a God Parent Family, at Refilwe Community Project. Foster mother, Annatjie Cilliers is now living with 2 foster children, Norah and Malekgolta, in the house. She had a 3rd daughter Yonela, who reunited with her biological family in January 2010. Norah is in the...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Build a new life for 12 orphans in South Africa has received 44 donations
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  • Build a new life for 12 orphans in South Africa posted a progress report
    up date
    By - Brian La Trobe - Project leader
    One of our donors, SA Gems, has recently patented a new method of marketing diamonds. The company has graciously included Globalgiving into its marketing campaign, as can be seen in the first photograph of a Cape Town jeweller in South Africa. The second picture shows the little girls of Shalom House,Tshepi,Kgatliso,Naledi...
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  • Build a new life for 12 orphans in South Africa posted a progress report
    Report on renovations of Esther-Hannah
    By - Brian La Trobe - Dr.
    Our latest donor check from Globalgiving is a magfnificent record ! By far the largest amount received since the inception of the Foundation. We are deeply grateful for the generous amount of $ 2,248.07 received. This will go a long way towards the completion of a new home for abused and AIDS related child...
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    • Annatjie
      Annatjie On behalf of the teenage in my care, I would like to thank Global Giving for supporting the renovations to Esther-Hannah house at Refilwe. The renovations to the house is close to completion. Living in the house will be more comfortable as space issues have been addressed in a very practical way. Thank you La Trobe... Read more »
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  • Build a new life for 12 orphans in South Africa posted a progress report
    Letters from Beneficiaries
    By - Annatjie Cilliers -
    Dear Refilwe Partner Below is a letter of Abel, one of the persons on our skills development program, to Claire who is the Refilwe Health and Welfare program manager. I asked his permission to send it to you. Abel has been involved with Refilwe for 4 years. Presently he is completing our adult literacy program level...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Build a new life for 12 orphans in South Africa has received 40 donations
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  • Build a new life for 12 orphans in South Africa posted a progress report
    Visit by jewellers from the usa
    By - brian la trobe - Dr
    This group was lead by Karin & Rusty. They came laden with welcome gifts of warm clothing, games and personal toiletries. The children were thrilled. The Refilwe choir welcomed the visitors with African songs. To comemmorate the visit our guests planted about a thousand trees in the newly constructed nursery. They were...
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  • Build a new life for 12 orphans in South Africa posted a progress report
    Christmas at refilwe
    By - brian la trobe - Dr
    On Christmas morning some pictures were taken of the children in the Refilwe house, sponsored by Globalgiving and the US Jewellers Association in the Chicago area. The House Mother, Maureen, and the Refilwe CEO, Jaco, help the childeren open their presents. Thank you to all the Globalgiving donors who made this possible....
    • 6 years ago
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  • Build a new life for 12 orphans in South Africa posted a progress report
    Christmas at Refilwe
    By - Brian La Trobe - Dr
    On Christmas day presents from Globalgiving were handed to the children. The pictures show our 4 little orphans with their toys. The House Mother, Maureen and Jaco the CEO of Refilwe are seen with the children Other presents included balloons coloring in books and crayons. The children and Maureen wish to thank GG and all...
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  • Build a new life for 12 orphans in South Africa posted a progress report
    A Visit to Refile
    By - Brian La Trobe - Dr.
    We were very happy to have some visitors from the USA at Refilwe. Chris La Trobe and his partner Gundula Moldenhawer came from Chicago to view the almost completed Global Giving House. The first picture is of the Missy & Mike Young, Refilwe visitors who hail from Washington DC, USA. The house Mother and Father Maureen and...
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  • Build a new life for 12 orphans in South Africa has received 103 donations
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  • Build a new life for 12 orphans in South Africa posted a progress report
    Refilwe Project
    By - Brian La Trobe - Dr
    This project approaches completion. The housemother, Maureen, has been appointed. The rooms have been furnished and the first of the children have arrived in the chalet. Refilwe is deeply grateful to all the donors, to date. We still have to reach our funding target.
    • 6 years ago
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  • Build a new life for 12 orphans in South Africa posted a progress report
    "Rehab" of the first chalet for 6 Orphans
    By - Brian La Trobe - Dr
    This renovation has begun. THe delay has been unfortunate but unavoidable. The builders are on site and the new House Mother will be appointed by the end of May. By July we will be purchasing the final furnishings just prior to being ready for the new little family. We still require about $4500.00 to complete this first...
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  • Build a new life for 12 orphans in South Africa posted a progress report
    refilwe progress report
    By - brian latrobe - dr
    On a recent visit to the USA met globalgiving staff in WHT-DC and Dana at the Tech awards dinner. Visited Chicago for an SA gems fund raising event. SA Gems have donated a $10,000 diamond pendant to be auctioned to raise Globalgiving funds John Hecklinger from GG attended the function. SA Gems has about another $3000.00...
    • 7 years ago
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  • Build a new life for 12 orphans in South Africa posted a progress report
    Refilwe. Create a home for 12 orphans
    By - brian la Trobe - Dr
    SA Gems recently brought a group of US Association Jewellers to South Africa. Part of the trip was a visit to Refilwe to inspect the first project namely the restrooms and laundry with the unique solar powered hot water system. Some of the group had the opportunity to see the start of the renovation program and to meet...
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  • Build a new life for 12 orphans in South Africa has received 121 donations
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  • Build a new life for 12 orphans in South Africa posted a progress report
    A home for 12 orphans at Relilwe
    By - brian latrobe - Dr
    We require donations to renovate 2 houses for 12 orphans from abused homes or who are victims of HIV/ AIDS deaths of parents. The project named "The God parents project", aims to provide a home environment for 6 children per house with a house mother in charge of the group. They live together in a separate house as...
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  • Build a new life for 12 orphans in South Africa has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Organization

Refilwe Community Project

Lanseria, Gauteng, South Africa
http://www.refilwe.org

Project Leader

Jaco Van Schalkwyk

Project Leader - Refilwe Community Project
Johannesburg, South Africa

Where is this project located?

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