2022 Update

The construction and renovation of ‘Canada House’ at the ‘Alphonso Orphanage’ was completed.

5 Canadian donors visited the orphanage, school and kindergarten

The 2 bedroom unit for 35 to 50 orphans is now equipped with several rooms with 2 bunkbeds and multiple shower stalls and toilets, a library, a kitchen, a TV room, a medical room and storage rooms.

The school for learners with special education needs (LSEN) has seen many developments.

The Ministry of health, education and social services approved a budget for several initiatives wich included children’s transportation,  the development of separate classrooms for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, purchase of the entire property from the St. Joseph’s Catholic Mission, and for developing the Sizanane LSEN School as the Regional Centre for children and adults with special education needs. A substantial achievement in 8 years.

Debating classes entered the Provincial Debating competition which included all regular and Special Education schools in the province!

Clothing obtained from Canada was distributed to the Thuto Pele Kindergarten. 10 classrooms were supplied with propane heaters along with a provision of recyclable educational supplies.

A branch of the Kungwini Dream Fund was officially registered in South Africa as a non-profit organisation (NPO) to manage the funds locally which helped with a tax exemption for services.

The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in panic buying and government offices shutting down. Several educational presentations were made about COVID-19 and enough medical supplies provided for 3 months.

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