Message from our Chairman
More than 815 million people in the world don’t have enough food to eat – and over 2,5 million school children in SA go hungry. These are not faceless statistics, but flesh and blood children who are dealing with extreme poverty and hardship each day.
Now more than ever, we need to stem the tide of hunger and malnutrition in our schools. Unfortunately, it’s easier said than done, especially at a time when hunger is on the up, and giving from donors is on the down.
That’s why we’re so keen to fire up an industrial bakery at Jabavu. This bakery will help ACFS replace shop-bought bread with home-baked bread – and offer an important revenue stream by selling baked goods to the community.
Getting this project off the ground is capital intensive. Upgrading the electricity supply alone will cost an estimated R120 000.
So please spread the word about this bakery to your friends, family and colleagues – and let’s encourage a culture of giving among all South Africans. Thank you, once again, for being a friend to the ACFS.