For the past 7 years, Ikhaya Le Themba has the awesome privilege of arranging a Christmas Party for the children of Aussenkehr Child Care Centre. The Centre cares for 77 orphans and vulnerable children within their village, situated on the banks of the Orange River. Our team gathered on the Tuesday following the Cape Town […]
The Christmas party this year was life changing for the iKhaya le Themba children. Many of them had never received a Christmas present before in their lives. Words cannot express their shock and joy as they opened the lavish gifts. Many shrieked with joy and laughter, while others sat speechless and wide-eyed as they poured […]
We asked them – “How has being involved with Ikhaya le Themba changed your life so far?” “I was like a satellite diverting away from it’s orbit and the Ikhaya le Themba people were there supporting me 24/7. If it wasnt for Ikhaya le Themba I would have been involved in gangsterism and drugs because […]
Lundi Gqugula’s was destined for success when his path crossed with iKhaya le Themba, and in particular with Heinrich Ungerer in 2011. Heinrich had partnered with iKhaya le Themba introducing Food Pods to Khayelitsha. “We teach people how to grow their own organic food by setting up hubs, thereby providing for themselves,” says Heinrich. “That is how Lundi came […]
Alberta – The lame made well! A profound change occurred in 64 year old Alberta Sihlala (a.k.a Mams) after Carers found her helpless in her shack in October 2011, lame (due to an unknown object penetrating her foot), undernourished, bedridden, wounded and full of bedsores, unable to go to the bathroom or feed herself. The […]
Good news! The Sponsor a Child initiative will be launched on the 19th of May. Check out this video to find out what it’s about: It’s an opportunity for individuals and families to look after an orphaned or vulnerable child from the Khayelitsha or Dunoon townships. Without their parents, these children miss out on the […]
Wow! We harvested 16 punnets of micro leaves from our week old garden – the herb traders are blown away by the quality of our leaves! Thank you so much to all the volunteers that helped plant.
On the 11th of April we had our first antenatal gathering with mothers who are expecting in Dunoon. We had such fun worshiping and praying and talking about the benefits of healthy eating. Thank you Ali McWirther for doing such an amazing lesson!
The kids had an amazing time at the aquarium in December! One of them commented today “Seeing those fish helps me to know that God is real”. They love the exhibits – screamed as they encountered the crabs, played with seaweed and gaped at the luminous jelly fish. Thanks to everyone at Joshua Generation who […]
Fusion Outsourcing volunteers painted three classrooms at Yomelela School in Khayelitsha. The Fusion team gave up their Saturday to help out under privileged school kids, filling their school environment with colour. Fusion sure knows how to combine fun and community love – they busted some sick beats while painting, and couldn’t resist a few paint […]