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Support for Homeless in Pretoria

September 03, 2019 Mandela Day 2019
With the recent killings of homeless people in Pretoria, Gift of the Givers and SAfm visited God the Founder Center for the homeless in Pretoria. This was in celebration of Mandela Day but also to highlight the plight…
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Qurbani 1440/2019

July 29, 2019 Qurbani 1440/2019
Gift of the Givers Qurbani will be performed in West Africa, (Mauritania, Senegal, Mali, Niger and Benin). Cost R750 a share. Deposit into Gift of the Givers, Standard Bank, Pietermaritzburg, Account number 052278611,…
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Spending 67 Minutes in 6 Centres in Alexandra

July 26, 2019 Mandela Day 2019
After a briefing session at the Gift of the Givers Logistics Centre we left in convoy with JMPD and members of the COJ, for the Gift of the Givers 'Green Village'. We were addressed by National Traffic Police Chief,…
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Orphans Unpack their Toys and Stationery on Mandela Day in Turkey

July 23, 2019 Mandela Day 2019
Our team handed over stationery and toys to children at the Gift of the Givers Karim Orphanage in Turkey.

World Press Freedom Day 05 May 2012

Projects - Adoption of the Adelaide Tambo School for the Physically Challenged

After a successful two-year relationship, this year, Gift of the Givers has officially adopted the Adelaide Tambo School for the Physically Challenged, in Soweto, Johannesburg.  

Adelaide Tambo School provides education to 380 physically challenged learners from Grade R to Grade 12 and caters for day scholars and 150 boarders. It also offers pre-vocational skills to learners who are unable to learn beyond primary school education. The school is divided into two streams, namely academic and skills-based. Learners are offered the following skills:

  • Domestic Science
  • Cooking and Baking
  • Flower Arrangement
  • Sewing and Fabric painting
  • Art
  • Leather Works
  • Hairdressing and Cosmetology

We supply their hostel with vegetablesonce a month, we repair their wheelchairs, we provide equipment for their skills-based classes and wesupply their dispensary with medicines. We also installedeasily-accessible taps at the school and playground equipment.   

Going forward, we plan to provide the following:

  • Build two classrooms, a library and a staff room (Plans available, as at June 24, 2009)
  • Upgrade the clinic
  • Make a new signboard
  • Install a remote gate
  • Assist in developing the sports field
  • Assist with the kitchen at the hostel
  • Occasionally assist in providing stationery
  • Assist with material for stationery and carpentry classes.
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