Children of the Dawn started its activities in Qwaqwa in July 2005 and now sponsors 156 children there.

  • 156 children sponsored through Children of the Dawn Qwaqwa
    • Aged from 9 to 19
    • 74 boys, 82 girls
    • 112 children orphaned, probably through AIDS, or living with an HIV-positive parent, 44 vulnerable children
    • 6 children moved to the Sunrise Children group
  • Schooling: from Grade 2 to First Year of University
  • 6 aftercare centres: Sentebale Day-Care Centre, Neo Educare Centre, Itemoheng Educare Centre, Atlehang Educare Centre, Mamohau Crèche, and Bokang DayCare Centre which children attend every day
  • 10 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.