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Infinite Family

Org #25588
Vetted since 2014 Top Ranked Project of the Month Site Visit Verified
2006
year founded
$244,996
raised on GlobalGiving
8
years fundraising
1
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

Infinite Family was established in the early years of South Africa's democracy to help its most marginalised teens create successful and productive futures. For most young Black South Africans, just at the time they need to be developing habits and skills that will make them productive and self-reliant, their daily reality includes food insecurity, inescapable violence and toxic stress, inadequate contact with positive role models, and low community expectations and prospects for success. Infinite Family's network of global volunteer mentors provide an invaluable link between these township teens and the wider world to help them build skills and navigate the challenges they face duri... read more

Projects (3)

Equip African Teens to Succeed
South Africa / Education
Join Our Global Mentoring Movement
South Africa / Education
 
Project Leaders
Amy Stokes
Amy Stokes
Infinite Family
Infinite Family
Zoleka Maphalala
Zoleka Maphalala
Team
Amy Stokes, Zoleka Petse
Organization Information
Albury Park, 192 Magaliezecht Avenue, Building 3, 1st Floor
Dunkeld West, Johannesburg 2196
South Africa
+27 (0)11.560.7997
Organization Information
Albury Park, 192 Magaliezecht Avenue, Building 3, 1st Floor
Dunkeld West, Johannesburg 2196
South Africa
+27 (0)11.560.7997

Project Reports

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Jan 25, 2023
What Does it Take to Re-Open the LaunchPads?
Net Buddies and YOU, our worldwide Infinite Family! Thanks to your generous December gifts, the LaunchPads were clean, connected, and ready for their return. Click here to see their...
Jan 25, 2023
What Does it Take to Re-Open the LaunchPads?
Net Buddies and YOU, our worldwide Infinite Family! Thanks to your generous December gifts, the LaunchPads were clean, connected, and ready for their return. Click here to see their first day and...
Nov 18, 2022
This is What Concentration Looks Like
Have you ever tried watching a movie in a foreign language? Thank goodness for subtitles.  Now, have you ever tried learning lessons in a foreign language without subtitles? This takes a LOT of...
 
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