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Education is the one gift that keeps giving . . .

Whether born into poverty under African skies – or first world privilege and plenty – their greatest need is to know that they’re loved . . .

. . . and that’s what gifts from loyal friends show the hundreds of children we work with in Cape Town’s poorest townships – that someone cares about their future despite the cruel life they’re born into.

Without the kindness of our donors, it’s impossible for these vulnerable boys and girls to ever beat the odds stacked against them.

Please will you help with your online gift here?

You see it’s not just dire poverty and hunger that threaten these youngsters – but the streets where they spend most of their days . . . hungry, alone and in constant danger.

Will you make your donation here and give underprivileged youngsters a fighting chance?

Born into the shadow of poverty, education is their only hope for a better life. And that’s what your donation will give them today . . . a future filled with hope.

Right now, Ithemba crèche is in dire need of windows, roof tiles, paint and building materials to complete construction – and Forever Educare needs proper plumbing to supply fresh drinking water – along with tables, chairs and stationery.

If you agree that these forgotten children deserve better, please make your contribution here.

Your support will help transform rickety, informal pre-schools into shiny beacons of hope in their communities – like Small Star Educare centre.

And what’s more, your donation here will help form part of a vital foundation for more children to escape a life of poverty. So please give as generously as you can by clicking here.



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You’re helping us change lives every day – thank you!

Little children are close to our hearts . . . and their future is so very important to us too – and we know that as supporters of our work, their welfare is a concern for you too.
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You’ve made the impossible, possible – more than 7900 Buckets of Love!

Thanks to the overwhelming support we’ve received from friends far and wide, we’re delighted to report that some 7 900 families were touched through our Buckets of Love campaign last Christmas. A HUGE thank you for your generous gifts!
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Bringing relief when disasters strike

As a friend of CWD you’ll know that our Crisis Prevention and Relief programme’s primary goal is to help the victims of flood and fire disasters in the poorest areas in and around Cape Town.
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A bit more about our Archbishop

We’re delighted to have Archbishop Brislin at the helm of CWD and wanted to tell you a little more about him.
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