How we came to pay a living wage…

About 3 years ago, our domestic worker came to us and asked for time off to take her child to the dentist. I decided to go with her to the visit. The child’s teeth were rotten and the dentist asked “Why is your child not brushing her teeth?”, To which our domestic worker devastatingly replied “I can’t...

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Opportunities at our learning centre

In May 2012, my wife and I moved together with our 5 children to Hillbrow, Johannesburg, South Africa. We began to see what we could do to bring healing to our community. We have rented a second flat in the block where we stay and use it in the mornings to home-school our children. In the afternoons, we are trying to make it...

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Meeting Coach

Wıth Coach… He has traıned 17 world champıon fıghters and has now opened a world class gym ın Hıllbrow. Two years ago Gert was stabbed 18 tımes and left for dead on the streets. Some street chıldren helped hım and saved hıs lıfe. Thıs ıs how he ıs payıng them back #StoryOfHope — with Gert...

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Get Hannah’s friends back to school

Let Hannah’s friends go back to school We have asked the Centre for Child Law to intervene to help get some of Hannah’s friends back to school. They keep being put out of school each month because their parents cannot pay school fees. They are now being prevented from writing exams and getting their marks. Here is an...

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Is our gospel good news to the poor?

Dear friends… Today I visited a woman who has experienced more suffering than anyone I know, a mother of 5 small children, 3 of whom are now dead. Her firstborn, Tamari, 5, was born in 2007. She is now 5. Her second baby, a little boy, was born on 7 August 2008. On 20 August 2008, unbelievably, he was snatched from her as she...

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