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Supporting disabled persons on Casual Day

Casual Day is South Africa’s leading fundraising & awareness campaign for persons with disabilities and is the flagship project of the National Council of and for Persons with Disabilities (NCPD). Each year on the first Friday of September, South Africans are encouraged to go to work or school dressed differently –...
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Womens Month in South Africa

August is Women's Month in South Africa, and each year, Women's Day is celebrated on the 9th of August. On this day, South Africans celebrate the strength and resilience of women and their contribution to society and country. Uzwela also celebrated International Women's Day in March 2021. With three female...
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Pizza delivery for Morester Youth Centre

In celebration of Youth Day (South Africa) on 16 June 2021, Uzwela Foundation returned to the Môrester Child & Youth Care Centre to surprise the children with pizzas for lunch.Our ambassador, Cayla van Eeden - Miss Junior Teen South Africa 2020 also handed out Blessing Bags to each child containing...
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A visit to Grandma’s House

On Sunday, 2 May 2021, Uzwela Foundation paid a visit to Ouma Se Plekkie a safe home for abused children. ("Ouma se plekkie" is Afrikaans for Grandma's house.)Children are placed here through the Children’s Court after being removed from their parental caregivers. Physical and sexual abuse caused by drug and...
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Easter 2021

On 4 April 20121 the Uzwela Easter Bunny suprised the kids at Igugulethu Child and Youth Care Centre and the Rainbow Cottage of the St Francis Care Centre with Easter treats.In the days running up to the visit, we baked & decorated 155 bunny and egg-shaped cookies and made 310...
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Birthday surprise at John Wesley Children’s Home

On International Women's Day, Uzwela Foundation visited the John Wesley Children's Home to donate special Blessing Bags to the young ladies living in the home. During our visit and after conversations with the young ladies, we realised there was a need for additional support.Three weeks later, we were back at the...
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Food parcels for three families and a Youth Care Centre

Community Food Drive | 13 March 202 Uzwela Foundation delivered food parcels to three families in the Johannesburg-South area.   The families were very grateful to receive food parcels with essential items such as maize meal, rice, chicken, sausage, non-perishable and canned food, fresh fruit, vegetables, eggs, toiletries, and cleaning materials. ...
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International Women’s Day 2021

In celebration of International Women’s Day on 8 March 2021, Uzwela Foundation visited the John Wesley Children's Home to donate special Blessing Bags to the young ladies currently living in the home.The John Wesley Children's Home is a home away from home for girls aged 12 - 18 who have...
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Kindness and Love for Charlotte Maxeke Paediatrics Oncology Ward

The month of love, Random Acts of Kindness Week and World Cancer Day, all wrapped up in February. To celebrate these special days, we decided to spoil all the brave little cancer fighters in the Paediatrics Oncology Ward at Charlotte Maxeke Hospital in Johannesburg.  To ensure the safety of the children,...
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Love is in the air at The Salvation Army

February is the month of love – a time for Valentine’s Day and emphasizing the importance of love in our lives.  But it is not only Valentine’s Day on the 14th of February, it is also the start of “Random Acts of Kindness Week”.  It's a week dedicated to kindness...
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