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Things have been busier than ever at Home from Home – with plenty of fun activities, teambuilding, and lots of learning happening over the past few months! It’s also been really great to see so …

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Thanks to the support of wonderful donors and volunteers, we were able to make some very special memories for our children over the Easter holiday. Easter egg painting has become an annual tradition at Zola’s …

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Over the Easter break, our teens took part in a delicious teambuilding ‘potjie’* competition at Wynberg Park. Each group had to choose a recipe and allocate duties; from manning the fire, collecting and preparing the …

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Our team of 21 runners hit the road over the Easter weekend – raising funds for the care of our children by running 21km in the Old Mutual 2 Oceans Marathon. We are delighted to …

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Each and every day our amazing moms put their hearts into dealing with the many challenges that being a foster mother to vulnerable children entails. It’s not always easy and it’s why we love to …

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It’s so important to us that all our caregivers are equipped with the tools they need to raise our children with love, respect and support. As such, the focus of this month’s assistants’ training was …

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Construction work is currently underway at our Day Care Centre in Khayelitsha. We have been incredibly fortunate to be supported by several wonderful donors who have made this upgrade possible. Amongst the changes which will …

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Numeracy and literacy remain a challenge for many of our children. But, with the support of wonderful tutors, our education programme focuses on helping each one of our children reach their full potential, identifying along …

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Have you got a MyVillage/MySchool card? Make Home from Home a beneficiary and we’ll receive a portion of your spend every time you shop! And if you’re already a cardholder, you can simply add us …

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Young Olivia Stern in the USA is another special friend who managed to raise an incredible R40 000 for our Khayelitsha families. Olivia and her family previously spent time with our families in Khayelitsha whilst on …

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Grateful thanks must go to our wonderful supporters who together managed to raise nearly R100 000 by choosing us as their beneficiary for their special day!

Home from Home holds a special place in Lauren Searll …

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Twelve of our Khayelitsha teens recently started taking part in a surfing program with Waves for Change, an NPO focused on providing therapy through surfing and life skills activities. These are weekly sessions where young …

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When Home from Home was established 12 years ago, with our first home of six children in Khayelitsha, little did we know that we would grow to be caring for nearly 200 children in more …

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Zola’s house in Khayelitsha was buzzing with activity last month as we once again welcomed our special friends from Warren Baptist Church (USA)! This group visit us each year to spend time with our families, …

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This event remains one of our most popular and successful fundraising events, with keen cyclists from all corners of the globe hopping on their bikes to raise funds for Home from Home. This year was …

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We at Home from Home would like to extend our special thanks to Hear In Africa for assisting us in carrying out hearing tests for our children. This programme was implemented in January, testing the …

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There were big smiles all round in January as our children started the new school year. Back to School is always an exciting time for us at Home from Home, especially for those families with …

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Over the last year we have seen increased involvement from the public who host their own fundraising events for Home from Home. This is a wonderful way for people to contribute to the cause while …

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We were delighted to take our Foster Mothers, who are the heart of Home from Home, on their first evening out as a group. It’s so important to celebrate the women who care for our …

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Following on the success of our Teen Camp this year, we have arranged for many of our youth to attend camps or family camps over the December holidays. This is a wonderful opportunity for our …

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