About the Home of Hope
iKhaya le themba offers holistic care and family support for orphaned and vulnerable children as they face the effects of poverty, HIV & AIDS, trauma and learning difficulties. We are located in Imizamo Yethu, a township in Hout Bay.
We long for a world where every child has hope and a future where the effects of poverty, trauma and HIV/Aids are no longer seen.
iKhaya le themba offers holistic care and family support to orphaned and vulnerable children in Imizamo Yethu, Cape Town as they face the effects of poverty, HIV & AIDS, trauma and learning difficulties. Our hope is that our holistic model can be replicated throughout South Africa.
— Mahatma Gandhi
— Nelson Mandela
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My name is Allan. I live just outside IY and am part of the community for over 4 years now. I was born in Zimbabwe and lived in a town called Harare. I lived there until I was 18 and then moved to Cape Town to reunite with my parents, they got here in 2006 when they...read more
I'm from Germany, 18 years old and I've spent 10 unforgettable weeks at iKhaya le Themba in Imizamo Yethu, Hout Bay. I've felt at home there from the very first moment and I was so sad when my time at iKhaya ended, but I hope that I could give something back to the...read more
Hello there! My name is Helena and I´m from Germany. I was volunteering at iKhaya Le Themba for two months and I am literally so thankful for the experiences I gained here and for the love and support I received. Unfortunately, time went by much too fast! Before I´ll...read more