Keeping up to date on HIV

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A couple of weeks ago during our staff meeting we looked at HIV-related statistics and what these numbers actually mean to us in our daily ministry at SOH.

We used styrofoam cups

Summing Up

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StatisticsWe often focus on the stories of individual life change – because it’s at the heart of our vision

Helping Without Hurting

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(August 2014)

Perhaps you’ve read When Helping Hurts (Corbett & Fikkert), or come across articles that encourage westerners to give thoughtful consideration of the kinds of assistance we provide in

Children With Nowhere To Go

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(August 2014)

Michelle Waldron shares a story that is all too familiar in South Africa.  He is almost 6 weeks old.  She is just over 2.  Their mom abandoned them

Getting Up Everyday

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(August 2014)

Kerry Wiens shares about her opportunity to be part of the “I Heart Market” with some of the graduates of the Sewing Program at Seed of Hope.

It

Zephania’s Garden

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“I am called to be a creator”

(April 2014)

As a 12 year old school boy, Zephania used to get up at 2am in the morning to work

Smiles and Sounds of Joy Fill the Air

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(Taken from news letter December 2013)

With colourful jumping castles, incredible volunteers, sizzling “boerewors” (South African sausages) and mountains of prizes wrapped under the tree, the Simunye Christmas Party was

Sightless

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(March 2014)

Michelle Waldron shares the life changing medical struggles facing a young lady.

I met someone the other day. She recently lost her vision. She is only 15 years

Shifting Paradigms

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(March 2014)

What does your community need? It was a simple question for the 22 entrepreneurs who attended the Paradigm Shift training at Seed of Hope. It seemed like a

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Seed of Hope Overview (VIDEO)

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We’ve produced a new video highlighting some of the work we do at the centre to serve empower and mobilize the township of Bhekulwandle. Reading about our programs can provide

Who Are the Experts?

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It’s well-established in community development that the greater people’s participation in the process, the more effective the result. Real and sustained change requires involvement by community members, who must make an

Confidence Stitch by Stitch

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Bongi Cele is an elderly female from Bhekulwandle who previously had no skills and struggled in her life because of this. This made her feel discouraged and disempowered in her

Partnership

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It’s exciting when success comes through the joint effort of South Africans and supporters from overseas. We believe that the best solutions start with local people and funding, and then