We are a small family based organisation, doing transformation & Upliftment of Youth in 2 infomal settlements.
Our family comprises of 3 people. Myself, husband and daughter of 21 years old. We are a Christian family, loving people, the outdoors, arts, sports, fun, humour!
I am an Educator, teaching at a High School. My daughter studies child and youth care. My husband is self-employed. We live in South Africa in it's Capital City, which is Pretoria, in the Gauteng Province.
Pretoria is a vibrant City and it's people extremely diverse. The races mainly comprises of blacks, whites, coloureds, indians & Asians.
Quite a lot of foreigners resides in Pretoria. The Youth of Pretoria is ambitious and self-driven, however, we work mainly with the poorest of the poor.
Cooking / shopping
Help in the house
The resilient spirit of South Africans, in the face of challenges (stemming from the apartheid regime) --> a people of positivity, courage, faith,
South Africa deemed as the land of sunshine, it's people the most friendliest in the world. Also,
Learning and experiencing our country's Major change from being under an Apartheid Regime to a now Democracy.
South Africa being the hub for other African countries in terms of better opportunities in mainly all levels of life.
Our 11 official languages.
Our game reserves of the most popular in the world.
Table mountain - 2 years ago, recognised as one of the 'Wonders of the World'
Feeding needy, poor kids
Preparation of meals
Assist facilitators with programme
Play games with kids and youth
Assist with Arts & Crafts
Help children with school homework
Assist with keeping premises tidy
Assist with excursions
The volunteer will live with our family in our house. Possible sharing with one other volunteer or youth worker. Food will be provided by us. Any other food preferences we will try to accomodate those preferences, as far as possible. However, volunteer should provide his/her own food preferences, if it is other than the host family's.
The volunteer can stay up to 1-5 months. We have private taxis as uber and public taxis, + buses. We have hiking trails, lion parks, game reserves, swimming pools, theatre, sports, art festivals, jazz festivals.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week