There are 6.5-million children in South Africa, only one million of those attend Early Childhood Development (ECD) facilities. Forty five percent of these facilities are not conducive to learning, 2 500 schools do not have access to water, proper sanitation or electricity. Breadline Africa’s upgrade to the Lukhanyiso Educare centre in Old Crossroads, Philippi, Cape READ MORE >
In honour of Mandela Day, which is celebrated globally on 18 July, Breadline Africa celebrated 67 minutes for Mandela at our container library launch, which was held at the V&A Waterfront from 1-18 July. Thanks to the funders of this container, The Westin Cape Town and the Macquarie Group. Video by Monique.
Breadline Africa helped Spread the Bread on National Soup Day, which is celebrated across the country on 31 May, during Child Protection Week. In a show of support for the national campaign, a container soup kitchen, refurbished and placed by the local NGO, helped feed residents from Lost City in Mitchell’s Plain. Food hampers were READ MORE >
In support of National Library Week, local musicians Melanie Scholtz, Sakhile Moleshe and hip hop artists, Blaq Pearl and Rozzano Davids, showed their support by participating in the Breadline Africa readathon event, which took place at Mitchell Heights Primary in Mitchell’s Plain. Breadline Africa has placed just under 25 container libraries in some of the most impoverished schools across the country as part of a READ MORE >