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  • young-adult-development-program-2-siphokazi

    Young Adult Development Program 2 – Siphokazi

    Background: Due to South Africa’s high poverty levels, many bright young individuals have a bleak future regarding job opportunities, let alone getting into a career of their choice. Transport, technology, and after school education programs are often taken for granted here, but a lack of any of these factors present

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  • childrens-school-uniform-2

    Children’s school uniform 2

    Background: Kids in the townships are washing their school uniform outside every second day because they might wear the same shirt every day or wear broken shoes or clothes with holes in them. Aim: Our local partner will be able to put together the uniform. The most part of the

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  • fruit-trees

    Fruit trees

    Background: WeShamwari has been looking into a sustainable project to help the communities for some time. We will be planting ten orange trees as they hardy, bare many fruits and provide an opportunity for income.  Aim: We will plant the orange trees at schools and organizations who have full fenced gardens

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  • sports-equipment-3

    Sports equipment 3

    Background: Sports teams, in the area of Paterson, Alicedale and other small villages, cannot afford to play in the higher leagues due to lack of transportation and infrastructure issues (even though some of the teams are top ranked). Additionally, as community sports are run with low budgets, we have been approached with the need

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  • rubbish-bin-project

    Rubbish bin project

    Background: The local towns are full of plastic bags and rubbish and there are no bins to dispose of rubbish.  Kids play amongst piles of rubbish and glass and animals die from eating plastic bags. Aim: Our partner has spoken to the Alicedale municipality and they will come and collect

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  • monthly-food-hamper-day-care-6

    Monthly food hamper day care – 6

    Background: The Day Care centers, situated in Paterson and Alicedale area, receive monthly support by a small subvention from the government. This money takes months to be paid, which in turn impacts the centers negatively, as they must rely on outside help to buy food and electricity. The funds are

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  • peggys-house

    Peggy’s house

    Background: Peggy started on April 2014 taking care of kids, but started off as a non-registered orphanage at her house.  She currently has 6 children (3 boys and 3 girls) staying with her permanently.  The community realized she is taking care of some children and started bringing their children to

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  • music-instruments

    Music instruments

    Background:  In Alicedale there is the Hendrik Kanisse Combined School. This school has impressed our partner so much with their focus to shine without much government support, that we would like to add more value for the kids that go there (years 6 – 18). We would like to start after

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