South Africa


Where we work, the schools are within a large informal settlement that is not recognized by the government. Schools exist because community members care about the future of the community and its people. This can sometimes mean employing teachers who aren’t qualified.


We are steadily increasing our project size to keep as many children as possible off the streets and away from gang activity

In South Africa, 30% of 15 to 19-year-old school girls report ever having been pregnant and girls aged 15 to 19 are between 3 and 8 times more likely to become infected with HIV than their male peers.


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