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Thank you! 
Message from Mam Khanyi

As I reflect back on 2018, I once again stand in awe at the miracle of Berea Hillbrow Home of Hope.  I started this home for girls in 2000 because the need was so dire back then.  The need is even greater than it was 18 years ago.  To run a home with nearly 80 children is a daily miracle.
 
Financial contributions from good-hearted benefactors, corporate CSI donations, individual gifts and volunteers who help with fundraising projects form the sum total of the income to run the home and to feed, clothe and educate the children.
 
Our volunteers and staff is the backbone of Berea Hilbrow Home of Hope.  We are grateful for their tireless effort, commitment and love especially in the months when resources are low and they fall to the bottom of the list as the girls’ needs are the priority.
 
Please know that every contribution is life changing for the children at our home and in our outreach programme.  We appreciate every effort great and small.  Your prayers sustain us.  We are deeply grateful for your support – seen and unseen.
 
We thank you for being a part of our lives.
 
Mam Khanyi

(Please choose to view images to see some interesting facts)
2018 reflected in numbers 1 Child in day care 2 Pre-schoolers 21 Girls in primary school 26 High school learners 13 Matrics 12 University students 8 Peer educators (girls who finished matric and help with the younger children)
9225 Live-in and outreach children that have been cared for by HoH since its inception in 2000 65% Percentage of children re-united and reintegrated with their families 100% HoH girls’ matric pass rate – education is prioritised 35% Children who have been helped to an independent adulthood through training and education 250 Number of HoH girls that have completed university since 2000 R143 000 Monthly salary budget 3 Number of premises that needs to be maintained – two residential and one urban outreach
9225 Live-in and outreach children that have been cared for by HoH since its inception in 2000  65% Percentage of children re-united and reintegrated with their families  100% HoH girls’ matric pass rate – education is prioritised  35% Children who have been helped to an independent adulthood through training and education  250 Number of HoH girls that have completed university since 2000  R143 000 Ideal monthly salary budget  3 Number of premises that needs to be maintained – two residential and one urban outreach
Ideal World vs Reality  Ideal World  R551 800 Registration and school fees  R60 673 Annual cost per chid  R1 314 600 Food bill – less that R46 per child per day  R149 340 Electricity  R143 000 Staff per month     Reality  50% Staffed at 50% of what is required to support the girls  R0 Funding support from Government  25% actual funding of ideal, thank you to private donors  Transport challenges include petrol and taxi fare to get the girls to school
And finally, as always, a huge and heartfelt thank you for your continued support.
We wish you a truly blessed Christmas.
With much love and deep appreciation, from Mam Khanyi and the girls 
 
A Place of Safety
Our policy is to protect the girls and their identities.  With this in mind, we limit access to the houses and the girls.  We know you understand.
 
Always Welcome:
Petrol money for the school bus - Deposits can be made directly into the Shell Garage account.  Please email us and we will send you the account details and reference codes info@hopehome.org.za
Pre-paid electricity – sms the number to 073 250 2086
Groceries
Financial support






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Home of Hope · 1st Street #1 · Bez Valley · Johannesburg, GP 2094 · South Africa