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Help Educate 22 Children in Zandspruit, S.Africa

by Kingsway Centre of Concern: Thandanani House of Refuge Vetted since 2018 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit
Help Educate 22 Children in Zandspruit, S.Africa
Help Educate 22 Children in Zandspruit, S.Africa
Help Educate 22 Children in Zandspruit, S.Africa
Help Educate 22 Children in Zandspruit, S.Africa
Help Educate 22 Children in Zandspruit, S.Africa
Help Educate 22 Children in Zandspruit, S.Africa
Help Educate 22 Children in Zandspruit, S.Africa
Help Educate 22 Children in Zandspruit, S.Africa
Help Educate 22 Children in Zandspruit, S.Africa
Help Educate 22 Children in Zandspruit, S.Africa
Help Educate 22 Children in Zandspruit, S.Africa
Help Educate 22 Children in Zandspruit, S.Africa
Help Educate 22 Children in Zandspruit, S.Africa
Help Educate 22 Children in Zandspruit, S.Africa

Summary

Thandanani was established to provide a secure and loving home for socially disadvantaged children. Having taken them out of the environment of the Zandspruit informal settlement, where they were abused and without hope, a good education is one of the key components of renewing that hope. We need to fund their education at a number of local schools, some of which render much needed specialized teaching, plus the transport costs to get them to school.

$15,000
total goal
$2,777
remaining
85
donors
3
monthly donors
3
months

Challenge

South Africa has seen a huge migration of rural families moving to the cities looking for work and unfortunately not all finding it, giving rise to the establishment of informal settlements of destitute people. Zandspruit just outside Johannesburg is one such settlement with an estimated 100,000 inhabitants. Children are being rescued daily from this environment, many of whom have never been to school, and who will potentially resort to crime in adult life, and the downward spiral will continue.

Solution

Apart from giving 22 of these children a loving home environment, Thandanani ensures that each of these children will get a good education at one of the local schools, where in many instances specialized teaching will be required to overcome the lack of schooling in their early life.

Long-Term Impact

The children will leave us with a capability of being productive members of the community. Depending on their academic ability, many will graduate from high school and will be capable of enrolling for tertiary education, and will go on to a successful career and become a normal part of society.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

https:/​/​thandanani.org/​
Thandanani Video

Organization Information

Kingsway Centre of Concern: Thandanani House of Refuge

Location: Johannesburg - South Africa
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @thandananihouse
Project Leader:
Paul McKibbin
Johannesburg, South Africa
$12,223 raised of $15,000 goal
 
105 donations
$2,777 to go
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