Children of the Dawn started its activities in Mpumaze in October 2006 and now sponsors 160 children there.

  • 160 children sponsored through Children of the Dawn Mpumaze
    • Aged from 7 to 20
    • 86 boys, 74 girls
    • 150 children orphaned, probably through AIDS, or living with an HIV-positive parent, 10 vulnerable children
    • 11 children moved to the Sunrise Children group
  • Schooling: from Grade 1 to Grade 12
  • 1 aftercare centre: Mpumaze Primary School, which children attend every day
  • 10 dedicated caregivers
  • Nutrition programme: food parcels, feeding scheme at aftercare centres, fortified 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.