Rosmead Central Primary School


Rosmead Central Primary School was established in 1940 to serve the colored community in the area at the time. At present, ninety-five percent of the pupils are black and commute in previously disadvantaged areas such as Khayelitsha, Gugulethu, and Mitchell's Plain. The school has approximately 700 learners and 17 teachers. Rosmead Central Primary School, [...]

Masiphumelele “Let’s Succeed” Creative Hub


Masiphumelele "Let's Succeed" Creative Hub was founded in 2017 by Yandiswa Mazwane. The organization works to provide a safe, supportive, and educational environment in which community members can use the power of creativity and art to overcome their daily challenges. Through our focus on sport, art, and after-school care classes, we encourage Masiphumelele youth's [...]



SEED (Schools Environmental Education and Development) is an award-winning non-profit and public benefits organization operating from Rocklands Primary School in Mitchells Plain on the Cape Flats, with a national scope to schools-based outdoor learning program and youth applied permaculture training, their work is rooted in the sustainable land design system of Permaculture. SEED offers three [...]

Zizamele “Just Do It” Educare


Zizamele or, "Just do it" in isiXhosa, Educare center is an Early Childhood Development Center (ECD) located in Site C, Khayelitsha. The government does not cater for ECD (early childhood development) education or the provision of pre-school building. Over a million young children in South Africa receive no pre-school education, which is a catastrophe [...]

Siyazama “We Are Trying” Garden


Siyazama, "We Are trying" in isiXhosa, an organic garden was established in 1997 as the first community garden in the townships of Cape Town by thirty unemployed people, mostly women. Micro-farmers manage the 10, 000m² garden. At the Young Farmers Training Center Apprenticeship Course, a small intake of young, unemployed men and women learn [...]

The Pebbles Project


The Pebbles Project is a non-profit organization currently supporting over 1400 children between the ages of 0 – 18, as well as their families, in the farming communities of South Africa's Western Cape Province in Somerset West, Stellenbosch, Paarl, Wellington, Citrusdal as well as the Hemel-en-Aarde region close to Hermanus. Many of the beneficiaries [...]

The Darling Trust


The Darling Trust was established in August 2003 by founding member, former trustee and present patron, Pieter-Dirk Uys. The Darling Trust's philosophy is strongly opposed to the handout culture. The project's cornerstone is empowerment. Empowering communities by being proactive - motivating, educating, and providing them with the skills to survive despite the most challenging [...]

Thokozani “Rejoice” Together


Thokozani, meaning "Rejoice" in isiXhosa Together, is a safe place for at-risk children in Khayelitsha Township. The owners, Mhlangabezi Masizana and Lindelwa Masizana, foster their inherent talents to educate street children. Their innovative social upliftment programs such as homework tutoring, choir singing, and entrepreneurship. Thokozani focuses on inspiring children to get to know themselves [...]

Ulwazi “Knowledge” Educare


Ulwazi, "Knowledge" in isiXhosa, Educare, was opened in 1998 by founder Patiswa Patience Bangani in the community of Delft with the goal to educate, nurture and protect children from child abuse, drugs, and fight poverty. The Early Childhood Development Center (ECD) provides preschool education, nurturing and care for children up to 6 years of [...]