Children of the Dawn started its activities in Bushbuckridge in July 2003 and now sponsors 76 children there.

  • 76 children sponsored through Children of the Dawn Bushbuckridge
    • Aged from 7 to 22
    • 42 boys, 34 girls
    • 67 children orphaned, probably through AIDS, or living with an HIV-positive parent, 9 vulnerable children
    • 7 children moved to the Sunrise Children group
  • Schooling: from Grade 1 to Second Year of University – School fees paid and school uniforms bought
  • 3 aftercare centres: Nkanini centre, Shangaan Hill centre and Thokazani drop-in centre, which children attend every day
  • 5 dedicated caregivers
  • Nutrition programme: food parcels, feeding scheme at aftercare centres, fortified mealie meal taken at the aftercare centres for health boosting through vitamins and nutrients
  • Life skills education, homework support and extra-mural activities
  • Health, psychological, and emotional support activities
  • Background work to obtain social grants.