Almost there for Sunbeam

Site visit with our team from RICTS to iron out the final build details for ‪#‎Sunbeam‬. RICTS are the partners we have chosen to provide the build solution for #Sunbeam Early Childhood Development centre in Westlake! It is always such a delight seeing all the beautiful and happy faces at Sunbeam! We cannot wait to see […]



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Sunbeam creche – Out with the old and in with the new!

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We received the design drawings for the Sunbeam creche today and to be honest, I have butterflies of happiness dancing around in my stomach! Knowing you are working towards something and then actually physically seeing it are two entirely different things! From a Wendy house to accommodate a few extra children, we now have a […]



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Meet Shanel Matambo – owner of Sunbeam creche

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Today my heart is singing a happy tune! Thank you to your amazing generosity and kindness we have achieved R68500 so far! Almost there:-) Can you help us reach R100000? Listen to the wonderful owner of Sunbeam creche, Shanel Matambo being interviewed by Pippa Hudson on Cape Talk Radio. Hear her story and know that […]



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Daring to dream big!

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As of today you have donated R57K, yes you read right…R57K! Our new goal – R100K! We are almost there! Barely a week ago we pictured a pretty wendy house, today a whole new beautiful, brand new creche! The power of working together, united to a achieve a common goal! Franziska’s death will not be […]



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Sunbeam creche Westlake – transforming little lives

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The last few days have been beyond exciting! What started off as a small plea to help raise R14000 for a wendy house to stop the Sunbeam creche in Westlake from being closed down has escalated into a community coming together beyond our wildest dreams! We are all united for one common cause – transforming […]



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Urgent appeal for donations – Sunbeam creche closure

The Orphan Care Foundation is responsible for assisting 51 vulnerable children and orphans in the Westlake Community in the southern suburbs of Cape Town. Started 8 years ago by Martin Oosthuizen and his wife Louise, the foundation now also provides assistance to 7 BADISA registered safe houses and we also provide assistance to 3 crèches […]



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Easter Egg hunt in the Tokai forest

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Westlake children Easter egg hunt. The Orphan Care Foundation together with another Non Profit organisation called SOUL, partnered to arrange an Easter egg hunt for 60 of the vulnerable and orphaned children from the Westlake informal settlement on the 23rd March 2015. Together with some awesome ladies from SOUL and the Westlake Community and volunteers, […]



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Delivery of Family Support Package

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I am touched every time I deliver a package to the safe care parents. With my last delivery I visited an old lady who is clearly very poor. She takes care of a 15 year old boy. I entered the house and found the old lady sitting on a chair, next to the boy’s bed in […]



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Disaster Relief Winterstorm

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Our thoughts are with all affected by the weekend’s storms. We just came back from a visit in a township and we identified many children in urgent need. We kindly ask you to help us to alleviate the suffering of those who are in need.



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A light in the darkness

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In March a fire destroyed a part of the informal settlement in Phumlani. If a fire is burning in these areas with lots of wooden shacks it is almost uncontrollable. When Benjamin noticed the fire, his shack was already in flames. He only thought of his children and wife. Heroically he rescued his 6 children and  […]



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