The Ronnie and Rhona Lubner Child and Youth Care Center at Phutaditjaba Community Centre.
On March 2nd, FEED SA’s Co-Executive Directors attended the opening of the Ronnie and Rhona Lubner Child and Youth Care Centre in the heat of Alexandra Township – one of South Africa’s most densely populated and impoverished areas.
The centre has been designed to accommodate 200 children aged between 2 and 6 in a formal ECD programme , and another 200 primary and high school participants in the formal after school ” Child and Youth Development “programme that compliments their formal schooling years.
Involvement and extra mural activities at the Centre include sports training (gymnasium and boxing), dancing, music and computer training.
After the launch, an official plaque was unveiled, where FEED SA, along with other huge organizations, was recognized as an official partner to the center.
FEED SA continues to supply Phutaditjaba Community Centre with monthly food parcels catering to Vulnerable Children and bed ridden citizens, as well as the organizing and arranging of sponsorship towards food parcels, sweets and presents for the centers year end Christmas parties. These parties cater to 3000 elderly citizens and 500 children!!
We are very proud and grateful to be recognized by, and a part of such a well respected, community orientated, generous and contributing organization such as Ma Afrika Tikkun and we wish them the BEST of luck, happiness, and joy with their new centre!
HERE’S TO EDUCATION – AND FULL TUMMIES!