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History of the Homestead

1982 – The Homestead, the first shelter for street children in Cape Town, and indeed in South Africa, was opened in July 1982 in a building in New Church Street, the use of which was donated by St Paul’s Anglican Church. 1984 – The Homestead was registered as a place of care for 16 boys between the… Read More »

UNITED KINGDOM DONORS

UNITED KINGDOM DONORS: UK Citizens can make donations to The Homestead via the  Dame Hilary Cropper Charitable Foundation, a registered UK charity.  They have kindly agreed to assist us in this regard and have aPaypal “DONATE” button on their website at www.dhccf.org or www.dhccf.net.  If you are eligible for UK Gift Aid you can also complete a Gift Aid… Read More »

Needs List

The Homestead needs your help to obtain the following: Industrial Washing Machine for Intake Shelter Two metal stationary cupboards for Children’s Home Arts and Crafts room      Metal Shelving for Clothing Store Arts and Crafts equipment and workbench Medical Equipment for Sick Bays Safe for Sick Bay Underwear for Boys aged 7 to 17… Read More »

Needs List

The Homestead needs your help to obtain the following: Industrial Washing Machine for Intake Shelter Two metal stationary cupboards for Children’s Home Arts and Crafts room      Metal Shelving for Clothing Store Arts and Crafts equipment and workbench Medical Equipment for Sick Bays Safe for Sick Bay Underwear for Boys aged 7 to 17… Read More »