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A Generous Donation from the Isle of Man

– By Jonathan Stanfield I’m amazed how first world problems at times still rob me of my joy. A faulty cell phone or no internet connection can sometimes still ruin my day. But thankfully it’s not long before I look up to our Father, count my blessings and get a brand new perspective. It’s so […]

Youth Success Stories

This weeks Youth Success Story is about Ayanda Mjekula… Ayanda is one of ILT’s youth leaders and has been part of ILT since 2006. She matriculated from Matthew Goniwe Memorial High School in 2014. This year she managed to secure a bursary and is doing her first year at Northlink college in Goodwood, pursuing a […]


Last month we said farewell to our incredible long term volunteers Eduardo and Isis from Brazil.  These two amazing people have brought great joy into the life of iKhaya le Themba and we are grateful for the time they dedicated to serving alongside us. In the words of Eduardo: “To be part of the ILT team […]

An Update from Zimbabwe

On a recent outreach trip to Zimbabwe we trained up a group of locals to be Home Based Carers, equipping them to look after the sick and needy members of their local community. We have just received our first feedback from our Zimbabwe carers! They are doing well and most of them have set their […]

Gogo Group Preachers

Vuyelwa giving her first preach in Gogo Group, talking about the deeper truths of Gods word. The group is held in Khayelitsha every Tuesday with the aim of encouraging community grannies, who carry much of the burden to provide for and care for local orphans and vulnerable children. We find the group is a great […]

Youth Leader Success

iKhaya le Themba has been working with a group of Khayelitsha youth since 2008, training them up in various creative and life-skills during our weekly Friday Youth Leader Mentorship sessions. Over the years we have seen some incredible success in the lives of these beautiful youngsters. They help us run the Saturday Play Dates and […]

Girl Time

In the beginning of last month Marjan Van Houten, our resident intern from Holland, started a girls support group for a few of the Youth Leaders in Khayelitsha. The group focusses on issues like self image, self worth and making life’s big decisions. We are very excited about the effect the group will have on […]

Taking Help to Zimbabwe

During November last year we received a request to present Home Based Care to the Joshua Generation Church Harare congregation, as medical care in their clinics is too expensive for most people. A trip to Zimbabwe was planned so that a group of folk could be trained and equipped to do HBC visits and also to pass […]

God’s love in Namibia

Right after the Christmas party in Khayelitsha we headed out on a long road trip to Namibia, the so-called desert land. I had never been there before so I had no idea what to expect. I will never forget that feeling of surprise and amazement when we drove into Aussenkehr, which is in a beautiful […]

We love our Congregational Reps!

Over the past two years, Ikhaya Le Themba has had the privilege of having Representatives in 10 of the Joshua Generation Church congregations. These folk have carried the heart of Ikhaya Le Themba back to their members which has in turn stirred excitement and a desire to get involved in the various campaigns. We were […]


Many Non Profit Organisations and churches are trying to rectify areas that are considered previously disadvantaged due to being ravished by an Apartheid era. We at iKhaya le Themba did not forget the less privileged, vulnerable and orphans this year as they are still exposed to living conditions and environments influenced by the previous era. […]

Memories and Highlights for 2014

2014 has been a wonderful year for Ikhaya Le Themba! There seems to be so many memories and life-changing moments to recount, it’s difficult to know where to begin… For me, the first highlight was certainly our first Play Date of the year in Khayelitsha. On a bright sunny day, iKhaya le Themba’s garden team […]