Little Humans in South Africa

A big “Thank you!” goes out to my colleague who shared this video with me yesterday.  I’m sharing the video and the information shared on the YouTube page where the video was posted, in full.  Addo is next to Addo Elephant National Park.

Please watch and share.

Published on Jun 15, 2015 (from the orphanage’s YouTube channel)

This video takes place at the Langbos Creche & Care Centre in the informal settlement of Langbos in Addo, South Africa. Langbos represents the poorest of the poor among communities in South Africa, as it has no running water, electricity, or paved roads. The HIV rate is estimated to be over 50%.

The Langbos Creche & Care Centre serves as a kindergarten, a community center, and a home for orphan children. It runs on solar and wind energy, which provide the only electricity in the entire informal settlement. It also contains a permaculture garden that yields healthy vegetables for the children and has created multiple jobs for adults.

Our nonprofit Intsikelelo is currently working with the Langbos Creche & Care Centre to improve their community outreach programs and to help build a new orphanage to be a home for 10-16 children in the community.

Our mission is to improve the lives of orphans and vulnerable children in South Africa by developing and supporting community-driven initiatives and connecting them to the world.

For more information, please visit: http://www.intsikelelo.org or http://www.facebook.com/intsikelelo

To donate: http://www.intsikelelo.org/take-action/ (Take Action) or http://www.gofundme.com/windy-city-ball (current fundraiser for Intsikelelo hosted by the Windy City Ball)

@intsikelelo on Instagram
@intsikelelo_inc on Twitter

For information on our next fundraising event, visit http://windycityball.com

The book in this video is Little Humans by Brandon Stanton (creator of Humans of New York) http://www.humansofnewyork.com/
https://www.facebook.com/humansofnewyork

Please reach out to Chris at chrisgrava@intsikelelo.org with any questions!

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