BROKEN CHILDREN HAVING TO DEPEND ON BROKEN SYSTEMS
Let down by their parents. And then let down by the government. Who actually cares about abused, orphaned, neglected and abandoned little ones?
We do! And we are doing our best to provide a safe and supportive home, clothing, adequate nutrition, an education, love and encouragement.
But we are not getting the support we need from the Government. Child care subsidies have not been increased in four years. Yet the price of everything – from food to transport – has sky rocketed.
We can complain about deficiencies in the system. Or we can roll up our sleeves and make plans to protect the precious little souls in our care.
But we can’t do it all on our own. We have to ask others to help. People like you, who care about little ones growing up in a children’s home.
Because, ultimately, we are all one big family … the people of South Africa. And it’s up to each one of us to make sure we don’t let a single child fall through the cracks.
Please will you help make up the shortfall between the monthly Government subsidy and the actual cost of providing for a child?
If you can give just R30 monthly, it will buy two loaves of bread. Up your gift to R50 per month and we can add a litre of milk as well. Or donate R80 monthly for a 1kg tub of peanut butter – full of healthy nutrition to spread on bread.
Any amount you can spare makes a difference. Especially if you encourage friends and family to join in too.
Because if we all give just a little, we can make sure these children get everything they need to grow into healthy, happy and successful young adults.
Your caring makes a world of difference to a little one at our Home.
children deserve to be safe & happy
In a perfect world, every child would grow up in a loving home – with enough food, clothing and opportunities to play and learn.
But it’s not a perfect world.
The Durban Child & Youth Care Centre strives to give children who’ve been orphaned, abandoned, neglected or abused, another chance of a happy childhood. We provide a safe home, all the daily necessities, education and encouragement to help them develop into healthy, well-adjusted kids.
Wherever possible, we work with the family to enable children to return home. Because every child needs a place to belong.
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South Africa's children are hurting
In mid 2017, South Africa was home to 19.6 million children under the age of 18
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