Support 80 abandoned children in Cape Town

Feb 28, 2013

Back to school

Waving goodbye
Waving goodbye

A new school year – a new start


For children whose lives have been turned upside down by abuse, neglect or abandonment, school can play a huge role in providing stability and continuity. More than that, it provides a space to be a child among other children, a 'normal' experience in the middle of events that have made the child feel 'different'.

The start of the new school year (in January) is therefore a time of great excitement! There are new clothes (school uniform) and a new start, and lots of new possibilities to make a new start.


And meanwhile - the little ones stay at home with their carers and say good bye to their bigger brothers and sisters


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Organization Information


Location: cape town, western cape - South Africa
Project Leader:
rachel mash
Cape Town, Western Cape South Africa