Changing lives by taking hands with local organisations
The Shoprite Community Network has helped change lives since 2006 and has since inception given financial assistance to almost 2 000 organisations, totalling almost R18 million.
Here are some of the worthy organisations that each received a R10 000 donation to continue the great work they are doing.
You can nominate an organisation to become part of Shoprite's Community Network by phoning 083 913 9000 and following the prompts.
Little Dove Drop-in Centre feeds needy children and orphans, nourishing their bodies so they’re enabled to nourish their minds.
Read more about Little Dove Drop-in Centre here.
This youth centre teaches the youth about sexual education, STDs and HIV/Aids. Through the Centre, youths are also equipped with lifeskills and offered sports programmes.
Read more about the Grace Mugodeni Youth Centre here.
Kelesitse Early Learning Centre protects and cares for preschool children. For the past twenty years, children have been provided with hot meals and genuine care, allowing parents to go to work with peace of mind.
Read more about the Kelesitse Early Learning Centre here.
This home-based care provides food in the homes of those who need it most in order to promote, restore and maintain a person’s maximum level of comfort, function and health including care towards a dignified death.
Read more about Mosuli Home Based Care here.
The Mahlakunya Advisory Group educates the youth about drug abuse. It also involves and empowers their parents and encourages healthy alternatives.
Read more about the Mahlakunya Advisory Group here.
Since 1985 Thobile Mhlongo care for orphans in the KwaMashu area, outside Durban. She currently cares for 69 orphans.
Read more about the Ekusizani Chlidrens Home, KwaZulu-Natal here.
At Kideo, volunteers who are passionate about Early Childhood Development prepare children for successful formal schooling.
Read more about Kideo Lucky Creche here.
Reading and Writing Solutions addresses growing illiteracy rates nation-wide. In addition to tutoring school children, they train adults throughout the country.
Read more about Reading and Writing Solutions here.
The Sweethome Daycare Centre ensures that children in the community are fed, stimulated and cared for.
Read more about Sweet Home Day Care Centre here.
This soup kitchen, run by a church-based organisation, has been feeding the communities of Kraaifontein and Belhar since 1996.
Read more about the Making a Difference Soup Kitchen here.
Mary Potwana cares for almost 100 street children and orphans, providing not only the practical necessities of life such as food, shelter, hygiene and education, but also her love.
Read more about Umphumela Drop-In Centre here.
God Bless the People Soup Kitchen helps to keep their community fueled and focused on their goals by providing food to build a stronger community and a better future.
Read more about God Bless the People Soup Kitchen here.