The cars used to transport the children have been destroyed.

‘Thank God, no lives were lost!’

The screams of neighbours woke the Andjani family at 3am on Thursday 20 July. Their two vehicles and front of their home – which is also used as a child day care centre – were on fire.

Freda Andjeni (Aunt F as she’s known) supported her family and served her community near Cape Town, by transporting local children to and from school. On her rounds she saw how many waited for hours for parents to return from work.

Worried, she would take some of the children home with her.  And this led to Aunt F establishing her own crèche and after care centre. Money for some renovations and basic equipment came from her own pocket.

Because of the need, the numbers of children kept growing, and now there aren’t enough tables and chairs for aftercare homework purposes. And in our cold winter, there also aren’t any blankets for when the little ones have nap time.

Now add the disaster of Aunt F’s vehicles being burnt out, together with fire damage to the crèche entrance door and carpeting, and you’ll understand why we’re asking you to please click here now to make your donation to help Aunt F, and the children, in this crisis.

Neighbours are helping to clean up after the fire, but with schools re-opening, your help is urgently needed.

If you’ll donate here now, and also ask others to help, Aunt F’s crèche and aftercare can continue to be the safe haven that poor families depend on.

 

 

 

 



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