Emndeni ladies love learning

The more we upskill ACFS parents and caregivers, the better their chance of becoming self-sustainable. That’s why we have ongoing adult skills training at our community centres.In March, our ladies at Emndeni were empowered with crocheting and sewing techniques, while...

Teens let their hair down

The Teenage Girls Programme has brought joy and poise to thousands of young girls since it was piloted in 2019. It’s attracting the attention of wonderful supporters and volunteers. In April, Pat from the Teddy Bear Foundation and ENKE youth service volunteers held...

Follow the food trail

Times change and programmes evolve. But one thing will never change: our determination to nourish hungry children. The ACFS runs a two-tier feeding programme: The after school feeding programme reaches over 12 000 children at nine community centres. They are served a...

Books bring joy

All ACFS centres now have something wonderful: a registered Nal’ibali reading club. Nal’ibali is a national reading-for-enjoyment campaign to spark learning through storytelling and reading.We kicked off the programme in May by holding workshops to train reading club...

Growing Giants against all odds, thanks to you!

If you stood up to support our ongoing ‘Hampers of Hope’ campaign – thank you! We distributed 2 096 food hampers in November and December 2020; and another 774 parcels from January to April 2021. These hampers literally saved lives. The generosity of our donors is...