Etwatwa is an emerging Safe Park held at St Matthew's Church. Providing essential after school care on a Tuesday and Thursday for 50+ vulnerable children and weekend care for about 150 children. This Safe Park is without a doubt a life changing experience for the children who have the opportunity to come into it's safe haven.
Imbiza is a small community initiative in a poor settlement on the outskirts of a former gold mining town called Orkney. The settlement suffers from overwhelming levels of unemployment, poverty and HIV/AIDS. Imbiza was started in 1998 by a group of unemployed women who saw the huge neglect within the community and felt compelled to make a change however big or small. Imbiza now runs as a small but thriving Safe Park. It does not fall under our Comic Relief funding and all funding is acquired independently for them, and many of the staff contribute personally to the running costs.
Kwasa centre was set up by the Venerable Sharron Dinnie. In a deprived area of Johannesburg, working with orphans and vulnerable children, she has set up a primary and secondary school working with these most disadvantaged children.
A project deep within the community it serves, Lethi'themba is supported by lots of individual funders including Sir Michael Parkinson.
Mpumpalanga is a Rural Safe Park in the North of the Diocese of the Highveld and covers a huge expanse of communities. As it covers such a large area, there are 2 regional programmes, one in the north and one in the south. Orthandweni in Mayflower and Rutanang in Ermelo
Ncedo thuso ea bana is situated in Katlehong St Peter’s church. It is coordinated by Gladys Koloti with 240 children and provides psychosocial support 5 days a week for the community it serves.
Rebolokegile Safe Park is situated in Tembisa at Inxiweni Primary School. This amazing project is coordinated by Roseline Jozana and provides psychosocial support for over 78 children. The project currently only has funding for Saturday's but with more funders, this work could continue throughout the week.
Shooting up out of the midst of the poorest community of Wattville township like a beacon of hope, stands the tall tower of the Anglican Church of the Resurrection church where the Siyanakekele Safe Park exists.
Siyaphila is a project which has grown from one lady's dream in her back garden, to an Early Development Centre for orphans and vulnerable children; providing education, food and support. It also supports a grannies enterprise project and impacts the entire community.
Tecford Enablement Centre is one of South Africa's pioneering centres for the disabled. It provides an environment where young disabled people are employed, provided with a wage and empowered to make a difference to the society in which they live.
Tshepo Hope is a flagship Safe Park in Tsakane, Kwa Themba. It began in 1997 when All Souls Anglican Church reacted to the enormous needs of the community it served. A great number of people were suffering from HIV/AIDS and many children were becoming orphaned and vulnerable. No other organisations were meeting the needs of the community and Tshepo Hope Care and Counselling Centre was established. It now meets a multitude of needs including; Edcuation Development Centre for pre school children, After school programme, Drop in Centre, Home Based Carers, Child Care Advocates, Education and feeding programmes.