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Chase the winter blues away for vulnerable young children . . .


When you’re a child, and living in a township shack – life’s harsh at the best of times ... but in the middle of winter, when the icy winds whip over the township and rain lashes down for days – it’s unbearable.

But thankfully for the youngsters at our Early Childhood Development Centre in Delft, a poor township just outside Cape Town there’s help on the horizon!

Our Brand New Sewing Project delivered a surprise load of sleeping bags – handmade by a group of previously unemployed mothers – to keep the boys and girls ‘snug as a bug in a rug’! So despite the cold nights at home ... naptime at school is warm and cosy.

And what’s more, the sleeping bags are padded for extra comfort and they’re water resistant too, making sure the children are well protected from the harsh winter weather.

We shudder to think of the cold, damp floor they’re used to . . . but thanks to Brand New Sewing Project it’s a distant memory now.

But Cape Town’s surrounded by dozens of pockets of forgotten communities ravaged by poverty. Can you imagine what the cold days will be like for the children there?

If you’re a friend, please make your online donation here to help poor youngsters who’ll be forced to face winter sleeping on the cold damp floor – vulnerable to colds and flu – or worse.

Together we can deliver more sleeping bags to pre-schools in and around Cape Town, so youngsters can keep warm and snug this winter.

Any comfort we can offer these children will make a world of difference so won’t you please make your contribution here

Your donation here won’t just touch the lives of vulnerable children – but also struggling township mothers ... by giving them the chance to earn a living and put food on the table for their families.

The warmth of little ones – and the success of our Brand New Sewing Project – depends on friends like you so please make your donation here.

Thank you once again and God bless.


 

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