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Nomzamo* is a nine year old girl who stays with her mother and 17 year old sister. They live in a shack in an informal settlement, south of Johannesburg. Her father died leaving mom and…

Success Story 7

Nine year old Amina* is an orphan-refugee from Rwanda who lives with her mother and four siblings in Johannesburg. They share a single room in a run-down house, which also houses other refugees, mostly single…

Success Story 6

Imagine running away from your place of birth, to a strange country thousands of kilometres away with little knowledge of when you will ever see your family again. This is what happened to Mary* and…

Success Story 5

Four years old Ntomifuthi* lives with her grandmother and four siblings in an informal settlement in the south of Johannesburg. They live in an informal dwelling with access to electricity and clean, running water. However,…

Success Story 4

There are more than two million orphans and vulnerable children in South Africa, who are in desperate need of love, care and support. One such child is six year old Thandeka* who lives in a…

Success Story 3

Prudence* is a 2 year old baby girl living in a rural area south of Durban. She is loved and cared for by her aunt and two older sisters who attend school. Her mother passed…

Success Story 2

Nine year old Ayanda* lives with her grandmother, her 13 year old sister and two cousins, in a two bedroom RDP house in an informal settlement, on the outskirts of Durban, KwaZulu Natal. Although electricity…

Success Story 1

For grade 3 learner, Nokwanda*, the support from Islamic Relief South Africa has made it possible for her to stay in school. She is a beneficiary of the Orphan and Child welfare programme. We have…