News

THANK YOU FOR HELPING CHILDREN ESCAPE THE HURT OF HUNGER

THANK YOU FOR HELPING CHILDREN ESCAPE THE HURT OF HUNGER

If you responded with warmth and generosity to our recent request for support for our Sireletsa Bana project, thank you! As a project that specifically targets issues such as malnutrition – a tragic danger for many children living in poverty – Sireletsa Bana is a lifeline to little girls and boys in the Capricorn District of Limpopo, as well as the Thabo Mofutsanyane District of the Free State.

Read more

WHERE LITTLE ONES HAPPILY LEARN

WHERE LITTLE ONES HAPPILY LEARN

As its name suggests, the Happy Living and Learning project makes it possible for children under five years of age to enjoy a safe and stimulating learning – and living – environment to reach their full potential. 

Read more

STILL NEED TO WRITE YOUR WILL?

STILL NEED TO WRITE YOUR WILL?

If you have yet to draft your Will, you’ll be interested to hear that during National Wills Week (16 – 20 September), many law firms provide this service free of charge. As you may know, everyone over the age of 18 years should have a Will – regardless of financial standing– since this is the only way we can ensure that our wishes will be respected after we’re gone.

Read more

READY AND WILLING . . . TO READ

READY AND WILLING . . . TO READ

As the delightful quote from Dr Seuss reminds us: ‘ The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.’ Reading is so central to learning and life, that it’s impossible to imagine being able to survive without it.

 

Read more

PROMOTING ENTREPRENEURSHIP AMONGST OUR YOUTH

PROMOTING ENTREPRENEURSHIP AMONGST OUR YOUTH

South Africa’s unemployment statistics are sky- high, which is why programmes that promote entrepreneurship amongst our youth are so critically important. Recognising the crucial role of job creation the social and economic well- being of young people, entrepreneurship is a key element of Save the Children’s Youth Engagement & Socio-Economic Engagement Project (YESEEP).
 

Read more

SAVING LIVES, ONE CHILD AT A TIME

SAVING LIVES, ONE CHILD AT A TIME

It’s sad that misinformation and marketing messages lead mothers to think that commercially produced infant formula is better for babies than breastmilk. The truth is, ‘breast is best’ – and that’s a fact. The importance of breastfeeding to a child’s health and development – as well as its role in mother-baby bonding – is just one of several reasons that our Sireletsa Bana project is helping to build children’s health in Limpopo’s Capricorn District and in Thabo Mofutsanyane District in the Free State.

Read more