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Inamandla Day Care Centre Handover of 6m converted container divided into a kitchen and office/sickbay – Wednesday 18 July 2018

Burger King provided a new Container Kitchen and Office/Sick Bay for the Centre. The Inamandla Day Care Centre is a small pre-school in Mandela Park, Cape Town. The facility has a family-centred approach and cares for 30 children. At the launch, principal Ms Khanyisa Matoleni gave an emotional speech about the dream that she had

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Breadline Africa Library

Munsieville Primary School 30m2 Prefabricated Library Handover – Wednesday 18 July 2018

Not only were we commemorating Madiba’s 100th birthday on 18 July, we also celebrated with the children of Munsieville Primary School, as they received a brand-new prefabricated library from Tsogo Sun’s Silver star Casino. The school did not have a library–only a trolley of books that was passed from class to class when needed. There

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Thandulwazi Day Care Centre Handover of a 12m converted container divided into two classrooms – Wednesday 18 July 2018

The Hospitality Property Fund was the driving force behind the donation of a 12-metre converted shipping container that has been divided into two much-needed classrooms for Thandulwazi Day Care Centre in Orange Farm, Gauteng. There was great celebration at the opening event, which, fittingly, took place on Mandela Day–18 July 2018. Fikile Fikland started the

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Breadline Africa Container Library

Sobambisana Public Primary School 30m2 Prefabricated Library Handover – Thursday 15 June 2018

June is National Youth Month and it was celebrated in fine style by the staff (some of whom were even in school uniform!) and students of Sobambisana Public Primary School, as Breadline Africa joined them for the launch of their new prefabricated Foundation Phase library, kindly funded by the UK-based JCT rust. The school, which

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Citrusdal Community Centre Container Library / Training Room Handover – Thursday 31 May 2018

Breadline Africa formed a partnership with Cool Fresh International Netherlands, Capespan, and the Balls-n-Books Foundation to provide an Early Childhood and Skills Development Centre to the community of Citrusdal in the Western Cape. The 12m container had been kindly donated by Safmarine. This facility will be utilised by more than 270 children between the ages

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Intsika Yolwazi Community Library, Container Library Handover, 27 March 2018

A teacher by profession Mrs Nobuhle Ndugane-Somi has been employed as a library assistant for two decades. She took it upon herself to, in collaboration with Breadline Africa, open a reading room called Intsika Yolwazi, which the principal agreed to have placed at Zanemfundo Primary School in Philippi. The school principal, Mr Phulani Sontshatsha welcomed

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Likhoni Langa Care Centre, Handover of 60m2 Prefabricated Classroom, Kitchen & Toilets, 27 March 2018

Likhoni Langa Care Centre was established in 2013 by Andiswa Mabhoko and her husband, Andrew.They received notice from their landlords that the property was no longer available to them and Andiswa was able to secure land from the local municipality to move the facility but was at a loss as to how to fund the

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Breadline Africa ECD

Siyahluma Crèche and Aftercare, Handover of 60m2 Prefabricated Classroom, Kitchen & Toilets, 27 March 2018

On a warm, sunny autumn day in Zwelethemba Township, Worcester, Western Cape, Siyahluma Crèche and Aftercare were the beneficiaries of a 60m2 prefabricated classroom, a renovated container kitchen and a converted container toilet facility. The facility was established in 2013 and previously all 59 children were taught in one big church hall which proved to

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Teletubbies Educare, Classroom Handover, 23 March 2018

Breadline Africa and local non-profit organisation, A Reaching Hand, partnered to provide a six-metre converted shipping container classroom to Teletubbies Educare, an informally established early childhood development (ECD) centre in the Cape Town suburb of Uitsig. It was started in August 2009 by Leonie Geldenhuys, at her home, to keep the children off the streets

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Breadline Africa ECD Centre

Born Again Educare Centre, Classrooms/Kitchen/Toilets Handover, 22 March 2018

On a warm, windy autumn day in Cape Town, the children of Born Again Educare Centre were the recipients of three containers that had been creatively converted to form two classrooms, a kitchen and toilets. Two of the containers were kindly donated by Grandbuild. The centre is situated in Khayelitsha, and many of the parents

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