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Children & Young People · 01:15

Bula Mahlo Home & Day Care Centre

  • By Kerry Matthews · South Africa, SSA

 

Kerry Matthews

Main aim of the charity

To be the centre of excellence in the quality of giving orphans, abandoned, missing and abused children the love, care and a warm home with a sense of belonging and security. To provide a safe haven for abused and neglected children To provide a space for children to dream of a better future then the one handed to them bu circumstances To provide children with the chance to become part of a loving family To provide a support structure to advocate for the rights of the abandoned children to quality health care and education To provide quality education for children in Tembisa

How the employee got involved and why

The Finance EOS Champions ran a sock drive for " 67 minutes for Mandela Day" and wanted to donate the collection to a worthy cause during the cold winter months. Our EOS team are humble and have a heart to give back to the community so after receiving heartfelt emails from the homes, we selected Bulamahlo Home & Day Care Centre as they house orphans, foster, abandoned and abused children as well as Supa Dimama who houses senior citizens.

What work does the employee do for charity?

The EOS Champions after collecting 689 pairs of socks and wanting to give their 67 minutes for Mandela Day, personally took the socks to the 2 charities and spent some quality time with the children and senior citizens. The Champions have also started a Santa Shoe Box drive which will allow them to donate the fully packed shoe boxes with day to day living items and toys / colouring in sets for the children, donated by staff and family / friends of the Finance Team.

 
 
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