Topsy Foundation NPC

by Topsy Foundation


Topsy's mission is to empower families & communities in severe poverty affected by Aids & HIV. Support to both vulnerable children and their families is offered through multiple programmes including our Orphaned & Vulnerable Children and Early Childhood Development Programmes that support children through medical, psychosocial, nutritional, educational & spiritual activities. Topsy serves the community by providing food parcels, food gardens and medical & social services to those most in need.
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Children are a particularly vulnerable group within severely poverty stricken communities, There are over 4 million orphans in South Africa, about half of whom have lost one or both parents to AIDS, with the majority of these children living in child-headed households or with elderly relatives. These vulnerable families, who have little or no access to education, healthcare & social services are Topsy's beneficiaries. Topsy's serves 5 impoverished communities in Mpumalanga, South Africa.


Provide holistic support to Early Childhood Development Centres and centres for children with disabilities in the communities; Provide monthly food parcels to the vulnerable families; Provide a sustainable food source for the community through the planting of vegetable gardens; Provide vulnerable children with school uniforms and stationery; Provide at risk school learners with additional support with their learning; Provide Social support, assisting with accessing government grants and care.

Long-Term Impact

We are contributing to building a future generation of well adjusted children in poverty stricken, rural communities in the hopes that they reach their full potential.

Additional Documentation

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


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Organization Information

Topsy Foundation

Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng - South Africa
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Project Leader:
Sarah du Toit
Development Manager
Johannesburg, Gauteng South Africa

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