Latest news from our centres

Food security – Many going hungry

Bertha Magoge from Advancing Children for Success spoke with eNCA’s Anlie Hattingh.

2020 Annual Report

ACFS – Community Education has proven itself to be a model for social transformation and development. We have successfully driven special holistic interventions …

Free Download: Kid-Friendly Veggie Gardening

Click on the image below to download the high resolution PDF document. Remember to share your veggie growth journey with us on social …

Have you seen our big reveal?

We’re excited to reveal a bold new logo for the ACFS: Advancing African Children for Success. We love this logo! It captures our …

Your hampers give happiness

A bleak Christmas loomed for thousands of ACFS families at the end of 2020. That all changed when our awesome donors raised their …

Fresh veggies begin at home

We don’t mind whether our green-fingered beneficiaries grow veggies in their own small gardens at home, or at ACFS community centres. All we …

Growing great girls

The Teenage Girls Programme has grown beautifully since it was piloted in 2019 with 50 girls. It’s become a major attraction among young …

Be a PB Hero

Our peanut butter sandwich and milk programme is still an irresistible drawcard for hungry children. Every day, this humble meal attracts 12 458 …

Free Download: ACFS Christmas Tags

Download your free Christmas Tags here.

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 …

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