News and updates from Jo’burg Child Welfare
There is always so much going on within Jo’burg Child Welfare, between our administrative duties, our beneficiary programmes and case work, and our fundraising efforts. While we do our best to publish regular updates here, many of our beneficiaries are protected by court order and our benefactors are encouraged to reach out to engage with us about the precise and detailed difference made by their contributions. Sign up for our email newsletter for more frequent updates
Adjusting to lockdown Life
in Soweto is home to 90 children; 30 of whom are under the age of five. Just like the rest of us, they’re in lockdown!
What’s changed at JCW?
Jo’burg Child Welfare is an essential service and continues to provide social work, residential and child protection services as best we can during lockdown. Adapting to lockdown requirements, while still keeping as many services active as possible, is proving to be a delicate balancing act.
JCW Staff Member tests Positive for Covid-19
rought home the reality that we are all vulnerable and susceptible to the virus, regardless of who you are or what measures you’ve put in place to protect yourself.
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LOVE OUR CHILD AS YOU LOVE YOURS
The Princess Alice Adoption Home provides residential care to about 30 babies and toddlers. It’s run by a team of 14 caregivers who work round-the-clock to provide the children with good quality care.
SAY YES TO A SIDE ORDER OF HOPE
Jo’burg Child Welfare is fortunate to be a beneficiary of KFC’s Add Hope campaign; which asks customers to donate R2 when they place their order of finger-licking good chicken.
Covid has stopped many things. But not child abuse; nor poverty.
The coronavirus pandemic is affecting us all. It’s put a stop to countless activities. Yet people don’t stop abusing or abandoning their children, just because of the Coronavirus.
GIVING MADE EASY
If you think about all the things you need to run a household – and multiply it by about 100! – then you’ll have an idea of the number of consumables that JCW centres go through each month.
DREAMING OF A BRIGHTER FUTURE
e Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-free, Mentored and Safe. And we’re already seeing early signs of the positive impact it’s having.
CHILDREN’S ACTIVITY BOOK
for something to keep your children busy in this lockdown period. Go no further! Download this activity book to ensure hours of fun.
Due to covid all events are on hold until further notice, please email us to learn more.
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