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.
Encourage a safe community of care for children and their families
Focus on integrity & honesty in all levels of our services (staff, beneficiaries, donors and partners)
Love, respect and honour the lives of every person we meet and serve
Empowerment of children and their families through education, emotional and spiritual support
Faith in God that motivates us to greater levels of care for the community
Sustainable, holistic and lasting change that leads to transformation of communities
Be the change that you wish to see in the world.
— Mahatma Gandhi
There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.
— Nelson Mandela
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iKhaya le Themba seems to me like a magical place. How you treat a child is the most important aspect of their education that will help them grow into a happy and independent person. Every child has the opportunity to be themselves in everything they do. There...read more
Hello my Name is Svea, I’m Swiss and 19 years old. After I finished my high school this year, I decided to do a grab year. Doing volunteer work during this time seemed like the right thing for me: travelling, going in a new culture, learn about different lifestyles...read more
“The laughter of a child is the light of a home!“ Just as this quote says - iKhaya le Themba, the home of hope, is only such an amazing place because of the people taking part in it. The teachers and especially the children create an atmosphere which makes you...read more