During this Lockdown period, but in fact every day, there are organisations supporting the most vulnerable in our communities and making a real impact. Visit some of their websites here and feel free to offer your help or make a donation towards their work during this challenging time.
Zanethemba Charity Foundation
Zanethemba (isiXhosa: ‘to bring hope’) is a baby haven where we provide temporary safe care for abused, abandoned or neglected children from newborn to 6 years old. We provide therapeutic services, education, nutrition, access to medical assistance and most importantly, love, in order to show children how to trust and love again.
Our aim is to see vulnerable children rescued from unsafe environments marked by severe poverty. We welcome each child into a family environment in our Temporary Place of Safety. Here they receive love and care to meet all of their diverse needs until a “forever family” is found for each child.
Isithembiso babies home
Isithembiso exists so that hope can exist for abandoned or orphaned babies. We provide a stable environment for young lives that have had a difficult start, and our aim is always to see them placed in loving, secure families.
Thandusana babies safe home
Thandusana Babies Safe Home is a safe haven for abandoned, abused and neglected babies, birth to 3 years of age. Thandusana is a temporary safe haven that aims to care for HIV infected or affected infants.
Love Story is a relief organization, established in 2012 in Port Elizabeth that seeks to meet the needs of the poor and marginalized – to restore hope through feeding schemes, education programmes, clothing distribution and poverty alleviation.
siya sebenza: work 4 a living
Empowering people with the Job Skills and Entrepreneurial Skills to support themselves and their families; Empowerment is not “getting people out of Poverty”. True Empowerment is giving people a HOPE and a FUTURE; Helping people understand that they can and have to control their Resources and Worldview.
Early Inspiration is passionate about children’s development and stimulation, and how the effects of early intervention can enhance the young child’s learning potential. one of our aims is to empower unskilled women working in the early childhood sector with the skills and knowledge on how to plan and implement appropriate programmes for their learners.
animal welfare society port elizabeth
The Animal Welfare Society Port Elizabeth (AWS PE) is an open shelter which offers a safe place for unwanted, lost or abandoned animals.