Johanna Strauss is one of the people who keep the Durbanville Children’s Home running, with its focus on providing care for those children who need support most. Their goal? Restoring young South Africans to healthy family relationships.
We caught up with Zama Mbele, the facility manager of Heaven’s Nest Child Care and Recreation Centre, and found out how she came to live by her philosophy: “help a child and release a star into the world”.
Annalies van Rijswijk grows hope and builds a better South Africa while proving that all children are educable. With her help, those on the autism spectrum, and their families, can lead full and happy lives.
As a BMus graduate with a passion for music, Dalene Olivier never thought of becoming a headmaster. However, after 25 years of teaching music, God chose her to guide La Rochelle’s primary students and to advocate for healthy family structure at home.
Nelly Senong, the founder of 7th Heaven Children’s Haven, is dedicated to making a difference in the world by taking care of the youngest South Africans and enabling them to have a positive impact on society.
Becoming the principal of a school might not have been the original aim of Amanda Lochner, but over time she has grown from her position as a teacher with a mind for Mathematics and Science, to a principal with a passion for restorative communication.
We spoke to the Laura Singh, the co-founder of Outliers, to find out how this network of after-school programmes provide learners academic support in safe spaces, fertile for training, researching and connecting.