As part of the Woman’s Day celebrations, the South West Rand Regional Council based at St Joseph Catholic Church in Zone 4 Meadowlands, presented the knit-a square blankets to the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund. The blankets which were hand-knitted by women of the Catholic Women’s League (South West Rand Region) were later donated to projects that deal with the wellbeing of children, namely; Door of Hope and Diepsloot Youth Projects.
Background of Diepsloot Youth Projects
Funded by the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund, Diepsloot Youth Projects is a Youth managed Income Generating Non-Profit Organization that was established in 2005 to empower the Youth to be responsible citizens in disadvantaged townships with core focus on Children and Youth.
Background of Door of Hope
Door of Hope focuses on rescuing and receiving any abandoned, aborted, abused and orphaned babies and children from any source in cooperation with other agencies. They provide a temporary Christian home for all our babies and children whilst seeking a possible solution, family, suitable long term foster care or other permanent care for each one.
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