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Meet Shanel Matambo – owner of Sunbeam creche

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...

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Daring to dream big!

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...

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Sunbeam creche Westlake – transforming little lives

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...

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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...

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A new safe house for abandoned babies

We are busy setting up a new home for abandoned babies in the southern suburbs of Cape Town. A new wonderful opportunity to bring hope and sow love into these children's life. It still needs some time to fix the roof of the house and to get everything painted and...

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Delivery of a bed for a child

Our bed-for-a-child project has gain new exciting ground on Friday 20 July 2012. We delivered our first bed made from recycled wood. A few months ago I was invited by a company in Richards bay (Aluref), to look at ways they can support our bed-for-a-child project....

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Prototyp bed out of recycled wood

With the project “bed for a child” we aim to create comfortable sleeping places for children, so they do not have to sleep on the ground in the shacks anymore. In the past few weeks we were working on the optimizing of the manufacturing of these beds. With the help...

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Cupcake Party at KidsClub

Pirate party! Ahoy, me hearties! Argh! One of the causes our Cape Town Sisterhood supports is the Orphan Care Foundation’s Kids Club, a Friday afternoon programme at the Westlake Community Centre for the children from Westlake Village. Last Friday, our Cupcake...

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Orphan Care Foundation on Facebook

Stay connected with the Orphan Care Foundation on Facebook. You can help us with spreading the mission and work of the Orphan Care Foundation. Become a friend of the Orphan Care Foundation on Facebook and share our dream of giving hope, sowing love and finding purpose...

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Kids Club Highlights in March

On the 2nd of March we had a story time and the theme was “Readers are leaders” and we focused on the importance of reading. 9th March: The musician Igor visited us and led the kids in a fun and very loud session of praise and worship. After the singing part they...

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Thankful about the received donations

We gratefully received a donation of fruit juices from Wellington, which we have been able to share with two other groups working with children. We have also collected a large donation of offcuts from a packaging company Merry Pac & Print. This will be used for...

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Rescue food packs

Rescue food packs - for vulnerable children – development The rescue food packs provide a low cost easy to prepare, quick meal to children who are desperately hungry. We are constantly developing the food packs. The feedbacks we got from the community is, that there...

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Latest News

Shouldn’t every child have a bed? A place to dream? We believe so. With our Bed-for-a-Child project we provide children in need a comfortable sleeping place to dream in their shacks or in their safe care family. Learn more about our Dream Campaign.Die Kinder liefen...

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Get Involved

Together we can make a difference in the lives of children who wake up hungry and desperate. They might never have the privilege of growing up in a home where they can think and play like a child. You can make a difference!Gemeinsam können wir einen Unterschied machen...

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About us

Seeds of hope and compassion sowed into the lives of children in need will bear fruit and multiply for generations to come. The Orphan Care Foundation aims to reach as many orphaned and vulnerable children in our city, our country, our continent and other parts of the...

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