What We Do

What We Do

Children growing up in South Africa’s poorest communities are faced with many
challenges, including broken homes, high young unemployment and a failing education system.
We are taking a holistic approach to directly tackle these social concerns.

At LIFE, we reach more than 4000 orphaned and vulnerable children each week (aged 0-18) through dynamic intervention programmes. These programmes have been designed to tackle many of the crises these young people face growing up in some of South Africa’s poorest communities.

Challenges

  • Broken homes
  • Lack of access to quality education
  • High youth unemployment
  • Health concerns, such as fetal alcohol syndrome, HIV/Aids, and TB
Challenges

Our Solutions:

Our Solutions
Community-Focussed Outreach

Community-Focussed Outreach

We believe in working at the very heart of the communities that we serve. That is why we have strategically positioned centres in 8 of the area’s neediest communities. From here, we provide children with educational support, ministry and a meal every day.

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Education
Education

Education

In South Africa, many children are failed by an overstretched education system. This often leads to them either failing to achieve the necessary grades to access post-school opportunities or dropping out of school altogether. Our Bible-based education programmes ensure children get the best possible start in life.

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Sustainable Development
Sustainable Development

Sustainable Development

We have developed a number of programmes to tackle the alarmingly high-levels of youth unemployment in the area. These include life skills training and a job creation project called ISIPHO.

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