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Camp Name: Orphan Care Support
Camp Number: SAVWA 0053
Participants: +/- 5
Dates: Open From January 2020 to December 2020
Type of Work: Providing support and care to orphans and improving their
emotional situations and their level of acceptance with daily
routines at either one or two orphanage homes called New
BeginningZ (Laudium) or Kingdom Life (Attridgville).
New BeginningZ has been in operation since 2001, with the
main focus being Children living and working on the streets.In
2003, due to HIV/Aids Pandemic they included Child Headed
Households to their focus group and in 2004 they had to
include yet another vulnerable group - abandoned babies and
Kingdom Life Children’s Center . A good-hearted woman
resident in Atteridgeville realizing the urgent need for caring for
the children in the area with no other place to go has
established this home. Initially time and effort was invested in
establishing, registering and organizing the affairs of the
Home. The main focus currently is to create better
opportunities for the children to develop in a stable and caring
environment, and to improve their life skills.
Volunteer Tasks: It is of paramount importance to us to render services and
programs that is in the best interest of every individual child.
Just as soon as you think you've seen the worst of cases, you
come across yet another one. Abusers don't discriminate
against colour, creed or age. Child Abuse is rife in South Africa
and unfortunately not nearly enough is being done to protect
the future of our country, the children. Government is shirking
their responsibility when it comes to providing for destitute
families therefore making it increasingly difficult for the poorest
of the poor to survive.
Abuse & Poverty are the main contributing factors to street
children and abandoned baby statistics in our country.
Volunteers will get first hand activities such as baby minding
and cleaning the house. Other activities will be mentioned with
consultation with volunteers as well as matron consultation
what exactly needs to be carried out during the work camp.
What to bring: Warm clothes, Sleeping bag, sun cream, mosquito
spray/lotion, sandals, working gloves and closed shoes are
advisable. Rain coat, light working clothes during working
hours and warm clothes at night, as it may turn out to be chilly;
Torch or flash light. Do not bring jewellery or items of personal
Accommodation: Accommodation will be in rooms at the project center.
Participants will be required to bring their own sleeping bags.
The accommodation has a simple bathroom with shower and
there is running water. The accommodation and work place
have flushing toilets and do have electricity.
Language: The community has multi-cultural people and English is mostly
spoken with local languages such as Sotho, Zulu, and
Tshwana to name a few.
Extra info: The LTV participation fee is strictly Euro 260 per month and
this covers simple accommodation, food and project expenses
office running/administrative expenses, certificate of
participation during the camp, communication prior to, during
and after the camp. Please note that this does not include
travel expenses to and from the camp, pick up from airport so
participants are asked to reserve a small amount of money for
transport to the camp and vice-verse. We advise all volunteers
to ask for advice from us when they are planning to book their
ticket to Pretoria.
Leisure Activities: Weekends are meant to be for free tours that the LTV can
organize by themselves.
1. To be open-minded and “doer” type
2. Ready to stand out in front of the others and coordinate the
3. Any knowledge of musical instrument, singing or dancing is
4. Please bring some typical food & cookies & recipies & pictures
& flags and if possible musical pieces, songs, instruments
5. Please also bring for the children (if it’s possible) clothes& toys
that you don’t need and personal care products
6. Meals should be prepared by the volunteers for themselves
(breakfast, lunch and sometimes dinner as well) – based on
available ingredients for the day.
Esta beca tiene una cuota adicional, que deberás pagar antes de participar en el proyecto.
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