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Adventure Club and Sport Program Support

The Western Cape, where the program is based, is a very culturally diverse area of South Africa. There is a large integration of the underprivileged with the wealthy. The main cultures that you will be working with are Xhosa or Afrikaans South Africans. Most of these children can speak English, yet their home language may be Afrikaans or Xhosa. The homes they live in are often built from scrap metal and second-hand wood, usually they do not have running water in their homes. Forty percent of the families in these areas lack a male head of household and the children often have no one to monitor their educational progress or after-school activities. The children we work with live in the nearby township or settlement in Cape Town, known as Du Noon and Wolwerivier.

Due to lack of funding there is very little physical education provided to the children in the pre-schools and primary schools, this can create physical and mental developmental issues. For this reason, in the mornings we assist Educare Centers in the local township by providing fun games and lessons to children from the age of 3 to 7 years old. In the afternoons we work with children from the age of 10 to 15 years old, developing important skills and teaching valuable life lessons through adventure sports activities. This is a very important part of the program as alcohol and drug abuse is common in the townships where they live, and at this age they are especially susceptible to recruitment by local gangs.

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    Support Educare

    R33,194 raised

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    Eli Hauber

    R31,599 raised

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    kalm sol

    R25,879 raised

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    Amy Kristiansen

    R22,449 raised

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    Elise Spenner

    R20,434 raised

10 Fundraiser projects

Donations

  1. Scott

    20 July

    Nkr4,500.00
  2. Hugo Leander

    21 April

    US$100.00
  3. Thomas Eide

    20 April

    US$50.00
218 Donations

Fundraiser projects

10 Fundraiser projects

I am raising funds for SAVE - Sports and Adventure Project

By Amy Kristiansen

Hi! I need your help. I'm raising money for SAVE, who do great work for a cause that's very close...

48.5666666666667% Completed
US$1,457 raised
US$3,000 Target
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We are raising funds for SAVE

By A Warmer Winter Campaign

Living in informal housing, with corrugated iron for walls and a roof comes with many difficultie...

97.5% Completed
US$195 raised
US$200 Target
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COVID-19 Relief for South African Families

By Eli Hauber

Over the past five months, COVID-19 has had a lasting effect on everyone everywher...

100% Completed
US$1,798 raised
US$1,500 Target
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Fundraiser for Teachers in South Africa

By Chloe Vitali

This summer, I'm participating in GLA's Global Impact Internship. Through this, I connected with ...

21% Completed
US$315 raised
US$1,500 Target
0 DAYS