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Jerusalema challenge

This Heritage day ACFS team heeds the call of the President to dance the Jerusalema challenge, dressed in our diverse cultural regalia. We …

SUMMARY OF ACFS COVID19 RESPONSE MARCH 2020

ACFS Community Education & Feeding Scheme (ACFS) is a registered Non Profit Organisation founded by the late Bishop Trevor Huddleston in 1945 in …

Celebrating our donors

You’re the gooey goodness We couldn’t survive without our donors. They’re the peanut butter between our slices of bread! So in September 2019, …

Message from our Chairman

Since its beginning 75 years ago, the ACFS has found relevance working with children in Soweto, Alexandra, Thembisa and Tsakane. It’s always understood …

A song and a smile

One of the biggest challenges we face is with child- and granny-headed households. These families are poor, hungry, and desperate. That’s why we …

Toys give us joy . . . and prepare us for life-long active learning!

Mandela Day 2019 was a landmark day for ACFS . . . because that’s when we kicked-off our toy library programme. Volunteers worked …

Doing it for our girls

The first two Teenage Girls Clubs have opened at Jabavu and Pimville and they’re exceeding our dreams! Each club has 25 girl members …
MySchool card

We like every swipe

Have you selected the ACFS as a beneficiary on your MySchool card yet? There can’t be an easier way to give without giving! …

Jump aboard our ship, and let’s Grow Giants

The winds of change are blowing at the ACFS and they’re steering our ship in a new and exciting direction! The next five …
Community food gardens

Supporters visit Centres

Pictured above: ACFS supporters visit the communal food gardens at our Zolo Community Centre. On Thursday 27 February, we welcomed a group of …
Computer lab

New computer lab opens

Our new computer lab at ACFS Community Centre in Meadowlands, Soweto was officially launched on 26 February 2020. The lab, which was developed …
testing the new bakery oven

Bakery project grows

This week a team from Celebrate Life installed a second bakery oven at our ACFS Jabavu Community Centre in Soweto. This gives wings …
School bags donated

School bags donated

We are so grateful to City Property for donating 70 shiny new red school bags for our Computer Skills Development Students from Tsweleleng …
ACFS bread making

New bakery programme takes off

Thanks to commercial bakery equipment that was donated to us earlier in the year, our Bread Making Programme is up and running. It …
Mandela Day volunteers

SA Chefs cook up a storm for our kids on Mandela Day

Huge thanks as always to the generous volunteers from the South African Chefs Association. Every year – and 2019 was no exception – …

Every child wants to play and learn

… even those born into poverty, hunger and hardship. That’s why we’re so grateful to all those kind people who celebrated Mandela Day …

Celebrate our children – and our wonderful world

Partner with the African Children’s Feeding Scheme and The Charity Calendar to improve the lives of underprivileged children. Proceeds from the sale of …

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