We believe that every child in our Babies Home deserves the very best care – they are beautiful, precious and completely reliant on us. So we strive every day to ensure that they are loved, cared for, safe and healthyREAD MORE
Twas three weeks before Christmas, and all through the home. Not a baby was stirring, not one was alone. The Christmas wish list was set with items to share, with the hope that together we can show how we care!READ MORE
A teacher affects eternity; he / she can never tell where the influence stops – Henry B. Adams.
Let that sink in for a moment. Think about your favourite teacher growing up (if you had one) and consider how their influence may still be visible in your life.READ MORE
Quality education should be accessible for everyone. Wouldn’t you agree?
“Stats show that a child who gets a good Grade R foundation is 3 times more likely to matriculate!”
Yes, you did read that correctly, three times more likely to matriculate. READ MORE
How does adoption work? (pt 1)
We may talk about adoption a lot and forever families, but one of the things we have come to realise is that not everyone knows how adoption works, what the process is like and how we are actively involved in that process. READ MORE
Time for a Spring Clean
Spring! Just the word makes us feel jittery, full of the famous restive energy that abounds this time of year. Most of the time, we look forward to cheering up after we adjust to the bright early mornings.READ MORE
Changing lives through excellent education
We just love hearing the laughter of little preschoolers while walking around on the property. They are always greeting everyone with wide smiles and bright eyes.READ MORE
Annual Report 2020
We had such fun last night at our online AGM. Despite all the challenges thrown our way in 2020, we remained positive and saw growth in each programme.
If you missed out on last nights event, DON'T STRESSREAD MORE
Meet the 2021 Team
As we head into this new and dawning year, we'd love to introduce you to our 2021 Team! These amazing people are on the frontlines of future-building work. They give selflessly to serve within Botshabelo and are passionate about what they do! READ MORE
Stick to 21
We are so excited to say that Botshabelo is still changing lives and fighting for justice in and around our community.
We are starting the year off with a BANG. New years resolutions are our favourite thing to set up.READ MORE
Baby Miracles in 2020
No matter the levels of lockdown, our Babies Home continues to feed and love and nap and care... This is our story this year. A story of sowing into the lives of the most vulnerable children in society.READ MORE
Give. Gather. Gift – Christmas with Botshabelo
After a year like 2020, don't we all need everything to be easier, smoother and less complicated?
That's why we've got 3 easy-to-give-back options for you this Festive Season. READ MORE
We love you South Africa!
We love and serve this nation with all we've got! Thank you for joining us on this adventure!READ MORE
Annual Report 2019-20
We love the chance to take stock of our wins and progress, our supporters and our milestones.
Take a moment to learn more about Botshabelo and celebrate with us...Download our 2019/20 Annual Report here READ MORE
Mandela Month, a success!
Our supporters gave back. Our heroes donned masks instead of capes. They came and conquered!
We FILLED 71 squares online! Which equates to OVER 1 000 items donated to our programmes.READ MORE
An AGM from your couch…
We would love to invite you to join us at our Online AGM... Come in your pj's, snacks at the ready!
Wednesday, 12 August 2020
Streaming LIVE from 18:00 on the Botshabelo Facebook Page READ MORE
How does Teacher Training happen in a pandemic?
If you've ever wondered how in-depth, practical training for teachers in a township preschool happens in the midst of pandemic - read on! OK, maybe you haven't ever wondered that! Read on anyway!READ MORE
Mandela Day is STILL ON!
Let's fill 67 squares for Mandela Day this year! BUT... they are DIGITAL squares! Any donor that donates to our Mandela Day efforts will get their name (company or individual) on one of the squares on our website. Join the fun!READ MORE
UPDATE: Relief Fund
To date, we have been able to give vital support to 650 families (more than 2 000 people!) through the Relief Fund, and each new day we receive more requests for support! Your giving has allowed us to reach the especially vulnerable in our network!READ MORE
Surviving the School Shut Down
We have weeded out the websites that don’t deserve your email addresses, and provided you with 5 websites/apps that we have personally tried and tested to help you survive this extended not-so-holiday School Holiday period!READ MORE
Covid-19 Relief Fund
Botshabelo is launching a Coronavirus Relief Fund in this critical time. We are connected to many families in need through our programmes and so receive requests and pleas from those in our network. We want to be able to respond with food parcels, hygiene packs and other assistance as each family needs.READ MORE
Twenty Years Strong in Twenty-Twenty…
Fast forward 20 years to the 10th of March 2020, and here we stood on the beautiful lawns of Urban Life Church to mark this incredible milestone.READ MORE
Do a Debit Order
Today, we have our Urban Kids teachers staying at school very late. They are hosting the parents for a workshop on 'Language Development' with special speakers, resource packs, and 1:1 help.READ MORE
Celebrating 20 New Developments!
Botshabelo is turning 20 in 2020 – celebrating years of struggle, success, challenges, hardship, love, and happiness.READ MORE
In this season of fun and excitement we are getting ready for November graduations across our Education Programmes--from our Grade R graduates to our Teacher Trainees.READ MORE