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Aid to South Africa

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Contact Aid to South Africa  

Aid to South Africa

Address:
Honors College
University Ave
West Chester, PA 19382


Phone: 610-436-2996
Email: aidtosouthafrica@wcupa.edu

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H.E.L.P Ministries Soup Kitchen

Before Rev. Cecil Begbie began his soup kitchen project, he asked the schools to provide a list of children in desperate need of food. The principals responded with the entire attendance roll.

Today, his team prepares 6,000 bowls of soup daily in his own garage and personally delivers them to eight primary schools. Through this miraculous organization, school children receive a cup of soup and a slice of bread. For many, this is their only daily meal.

Quick Facts

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  • Established as a Welfare Trust in December 1994.
  • Soup is served five days a week to 1,000 unemployed adults and 9 primary schools.
  • Each mug of soup is made of: soup-mix, beans,flour, rice, oats, and a variety of vegetables.
  • Benefits of soup: provides protein, carbohydrates, and minerals which supports general health, energy, physical growth and a strengthened immune system.

Nkosi’s Haven: "Family Refuge"

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Nkosi’s Haven, named in honor of the young AIDS activist Nkosi Johnson, provides holistic care and support for AIDS orphans, as well as impoverished HIV/AIDS infected mothers and their children. By caring for both mothers and children, Nkosi’s Haven strengthens the bond between parent and child and creates a family environment for those who previously had none

Mosaic: "Sustainable Orphan-Care Model"

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Mosaic’s vision is to develop and implement a self-sustainable model to take care of orphans in South Africa. They identify a family with two or more orphans in foster care/adopted, and then build a proper house for them they can affordably rent. Mosaic also does skills training and creates job opportunities for parents, thus creating a sustainable income for them. Finally, Mosaic address the family’s social needs such as life skills training for parents and after school activities for the children.