Mandela Day 2016
Care packages and essential food and cleaning supplies were donated to various orphanages, community centres and homeless shelters throughout the Cape Town region.
Masonwabe Daycare Center
Masonwabe is a crèche in Duncan Village, an informal settlement in East London. They care for up to 22 youngsters, from 3 months to 4 years. They received a much needed coat of paint and a garden refresh from Sakhiwo staff.
Nkazimlweni Children's Home
Nkazimlweni is an East London based orphanage housing approximately 14 children. They received a range of donations including blankets, mattresses and essential kitchen equipment.
Phumzile Primary School
Located in the south of Pretoria, Phumzile Primary School teaches orphans from grade 1-7 in their “feeding scheme” program. We donated 50 pairs of school shoes which they distributed to their needy students.
Sebokeng Hospital (before)
Located in KwaZulu-Natal, King Edward VIII Hospital Complex was in need of a specialized Paediatric Centre.
Sebokeng Hospital (After)
Sakhiwo built a Paediatric Centre of Excellence at Sebokeng Hospital (Within King Edward VIII Hospital Complex), which included High Care, Intensive Care, Ambulatory and Isolation Ward facilities, patient day care, pharmacy, doctors and nurses rooms. Their facilities now compare with the very best in the world.
Siyalinga Daycare (Before)
Located in a small East London Village called Gwiligwili, Siyalinga Creche is was established in 1986 by the local community.
Siyalinga Daycare (After)
They received welcome donations of children’s plastic furniture, early childhood development toys and learning aids.
Siyaxola, a Law Student at Fort Hare University in the Eastern Cape, received much needed repairs for his electronic wheelchair as well as protective clothing to facilitate safe travels.
Vukuhambe Special School (2012)
Vukuhambe is a government school located in Mdantsane, opposite Cecilia Makhiwane Hospital. They specialize in education for for physically impaired children from grade R - 12. They received donations of science kits and charts for various learning areas, which greatly assisted teachers in explaining complex topics.
Vukuhambe Special School (2015)
In 2015 the school received donations including laptops, software, bags and stationery, which assisted in their Grade 12 learners achieving a 100% pass rate.