Ravensmead ECD Centre

Our centre currently has NO running water or electricity.

This is a basic need that we think our children and centre deserve. 

We host 80 children daily and 20 aftercare children. Our centre cannot expand to its full capacity and be the best in the community until we fulfil this basic need.

We currently use rain water and gray water for our toilets. 

We buy or bring water from home for drinking and cooking needs.

Funds are not always available to buy water as most of our children come from disadvantaged homes and/or single parents who are unemployed and at times suffering from drug addiction.

In dark mornings we use rechargeable lights.

We provide two meals and two snacks daily to the children. Due to the fact that we don't have electricity we are unable to buy certain food in advance. We prepare food on a gas stove and are still in need of a gas fridge.

We try as far as possible to not allow this to bring our centre down but there are certain unavoidable effects on certain things that can help us to be the best in community Our centre can host up to 150 children and this is one of the reasons we unable to host that number of children currently due to the water and electricity lack. We can't wait for the day that we are able to just switch on a light, TV or computer so that the children can learn in an adequate environment and watch educational programmes. 

You are more than welcome to come have a look at our centre to see our potential with running water and electricity.

Please help us to overcome this dark cloud in our centre. Every drop will help us to become better. 

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