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Frida Hartley Centre Christmas Party 2021

Uzwela Foundation was very excited to receive be invited to the Frida Hartley Shelter Christmas Party on the 3rd of December.  Our Directors Elize van Eeden & Blessing Tovera and ambassador Cayla van Eeden had such a fun day with the kiddies, staff and women at the shelter. We sponsored...
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Uzwela Foundation at Tembisa Hospital for World Preemie Day

World Prematurity Day 2021

World Prematurity Day (observed on 17 November each year) is a global movement to raise awareness of premature birth and the sometimes devastating impact it can have on families.  Preterm birth happens when the baby is born before the 37th week of pregnancy is over. According to the World Health...
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Food Parcels For Families in Edleen

Uzwela Foundation delivered food parcels to three families in Edleen, a suburb of Kempton Park, Gauteng.   The families each received a food parcel that would last at least two weeks.  They were extremely grateful to receive the essential items such as maize meal, rice, pasta, chicken, sausage, meat, milk, non-perishable...
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Clothing donation for the Random Acts of Kindness Project

Uzwela Foundation donated pre-loved clothing, shoes, linen and curtains to the Random Act of Kindness House.  This is a community-based project that assists families in need within the Kempton Park area of Gauteng. The project was set up by a retired couple who runs a WhatsApp group that people can...
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Feeding the homeless of Kempton Park Central

In October 2021, Uzwela Foundation took to the streets of Kempton Park to hand out 150 meals to the homeless. We focused on Kempton Park Central, an area in the inner city of Kempton Park. The area increasingly faces the challenges of poverty and hunger - there are hundreds of...
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Heritage Day 2021

Heritage Day is one of the newly created South African public holidays. It is a day in which all are encouraged to celebrate their cultural traditions in the broader context of the great diversity of cultures, beliefs, and traditions that make up the nation of South Africa.Uzwela Foundation had a...
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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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