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The Blanket Warmer Campaign

The Blanket Warmer Campaign

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Founded in 1999, our Vision is to alleviate poverty by rebuilding the fabric of society in our poverty ravaged communities. We provide comprehensive community and social development services and support to hundreds of orphans, vulnerable children and disadvantaged families living in 5 poverty ravaged communities in the Western Cape region. 
As winter sets in our children and parents are literally freezing and many children are getting sick without blankets or warm clothes. 
Please consider making a difference in someones life by "WARMING" up their lives with a donation to this campaign.  


Donations to date

R 0.00

Fundraising target

R 50 000.00

The Hermanus Rainbow Trust

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The Hermanus Rainbow Trust was established as a non-profit charity in 1999 and has been successfully providing comprehensive "community and social development" services and support to hundreds of orphans, vulnerable children and disadvantaged familes living in 5 poverty ravaged communities in the Overtstrand region of the Western Cape. Find out more ..... 

We have 5 main community programmes that focus on all the people living in these areas.

Parents - Our Flagship programme - "Parenting Worx" was jointly developed by Stellenbosch University and covers all aspects of parenting and "early childhood development" with a specific focus on new mothers, especially "teenage" mothers who desperately need help. More ....

Children's Circle of Support - Focuses on supporting orphans and vulnerable children an"child headed" households. The main focus is to provide "after school" activities to keep the childre, safe and protect them from gangs, drug dealers and rapists, while also providing psycho-social councelling and economic support. More ....... 

Zwelihle Pre-Primary School - our Grade R school is registered with the Department of Education and supports 93 children, taken care of and educateed by 3 amazing highly qualfied "early childhood development" and Grade R Teachers. More ....

HIV Prevention and Awareness - This programme consists of both adult and childrens support groups, taken care of and counselled by our amazing "Social Worker" and "Auxiliary Social Worker'. They also presnt HIV Prevention and Awareness Presentation to the local schools. This is an amazing programme with great results.

Sponsor a Child - This is a programme that enables individuals and businesses to give back to the community by sponsoring a needy child that is not as fortunate as most children living in the Overstrand. Our dedicated Social carers select children from the community that are most in need of help, manu of them are orphans or vulnerable children. We encourage everyone who is privileged to enjoy the most amazing lifestyle here in Hermanus and the Overstrand to consider adopting a child to provide them with "Hope and Opportunity".   More .....

Please visit our website for more information and please consider making a one-off or monthly recurring donation that will "make a huge difference" in somebodies life. Donate Now .......