Children of the Dawn started its activities in Matatiele in September 2009 and now sponsors 84 children there.

  • 84 children sponsored through Children of the Dawn Masakala
    • Aged from 5 to 15
    • 43 boys, 41 girls
    • 43 children orphaned, probably through AIDS, or living with an HIV-positive parent, 41 vulnerable children
    • 1 child moved to the Sunrise Children group
  • Schooling: from Grade R to Grade 9
  • 4 aftercare centres, 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.