A big THANK YOU to the Lely Family from The Netherlands! - 2017-11-22

Last fall, we had an amazing volunteer, Lisanne Lely, doing her internship at the Mthumbane Pre-School. Lisanne stayed with us for over 5 months and during that time, her family came to visit her. First her sister Maaike with her boyfriend Vincent dropped in for a visit on their way to Uganda and a little while later Lisanne's parents, Wim and ... more

Arrival of our new volunteers - 2017-09-06

Meet Hennie and Aaron: these two lovely youngsters will be joining the Amapondo Children's Project for a whole year. Hennie will be helping at the Mthumbane Pre-School and Aaron will be assisting at the PSJ Junior Secondary School. A big warm welcome to the newest members of our family! ... more

Donation of furniture by the Rotary Club of Battersea (London, England) - 2017-07-28

The Amapondo Children' Project received a very generous donation from the Rotary Club of Battersea (London, England) to purchase furniture for both the Mthumbane Pre-School and the Port St Johns Junior Secondary School. A massive thank you to them for this generous gift, that has allowed us to uplift the learning environment at both schools.&nb... more

Gifts received from Port Elizabeth - 2017-07-06

Our newest volunteer, Robyn, brought lots of gifts from her home town Port Elizabeth! Not only did she bring lots of toys and writing materials, she also brought a bag filled with beanies, nitted by her grandmother! That will keep the children nice and warm this winter. Thank you Robyn and family, it was lovely having you!       &... more

Fund raising in Belgium for the ACP - 2017-05-08

Exciting news!  In July, we are expecting a fully qualified primary teacher from Belgium. Her name is Ellen Demarré (33 years old) and she will be dedicating her time to the Mthumbane Pre-Primary School. Ellen has a passion for South Africa and loves teaching and working with the little ones: although she only has two weeks to spe... more