Ikhaya Memories

Ikhaya Memories

Ikhaya le Themba… it has been one month since I saw the cheeky, radiant smiles of the little ones, the buzz of an organisation that never finishes, the proud stroll and watchful eyes of the teachers. Ikhaya le Themba… when I close my eyes I am back there,...
Maria from Mexico

Maria from Mexico

Being a volunteer at Ikhaya was the greatest experience in my life. Everyday was incredible, every smile, every song, every kid was amazing. When I arrived at Ikhaya I received a lot of love. Being part of their lives made me feel blessed. You cant imagine how much...
Hi, I am Wouter!

Hi, I am Wouter!

Hi there, I am Wouter Veneklaas. I am a 23-year-old undergraduate in Industrial Engineering and Management at the University of Twente. For my minor Sustainable Development, I had to find an internship in a developing country or region. Through the internship...
Annual Report 2016

Annual Report 2016

In the heart of Imizamo Yethu, an informal settlement on the outskirts of Hout Bay, lies Ikhaya Le Themba, home of hope. Imizamo Yethu is only 18 hectares in size, but is home to over 33 600 individuals. Imizamo Yethu is poverty stricken and ridden with HIV&AIDS,...
Nourish Bakery

Nourish Bakery

Sharon Cithabathwa is operating Nourish Bakery in the Hout Bay Harbour. She makes cost effective, high quality bread and baked goods for her community. The kids learn a skill, stay out of trouble and gain opportunities for future employment. Sharon is empowered as a...
Molweni nonke!

Molweni nonke!

I am Chantal Schoenmakers, 21 years old and come from the Netherlands. I am an intern at iKhaya le Themba until July, 2017. Currently, I am in my third year of my study of International Leisure Management, the main part of the third year is for your internship. Before...