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    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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    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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  • trip-to-cape-town-2 Featured

    Trip to Cape Town 2

    Background:  The first cape town project was very successful for the three kids, who took part in it! Therefore, we decided to do it again with different kids. We have selected four kids from our Shamwari community to participate for the trip to Cape Town.  Two boys (13 and 16

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  • care-beading-start-up Featured

    CARE beading start-up

    Background: We visited CARE multi-purpose centre in Alicedale. CARE is a small team of dedicated and educated women look after children, orphans, the elderly, people living with HIV/AIDS, woman’s rights and counsels people with alcohol and substance abuse. This “government funded” centre is like most, receiving no or little help from

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    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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    Children’s school uniform

    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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  • sports-equipment-3 Featured

    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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  • sinavuyo-day-care-centre-carpets Featured

    Sinavuyo Day Care Centre carpets

    Background: Winter is coming and the kids are sleeping on the floor. Unfortunately the classrooms are too small to put beds/cots but they need carpets that can be taken out easily to clean. Aim: WeShamwari takes seriously basic needs. For this reason we believe these kids deserve at least the

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    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 Featured

    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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