Hopelands is a start-up, non-profit, social service organisation founded in 2018 that aims to alleviate the orphan calamity in South Africa. Our mission is to build self-sustaining villages where orphaned children can be placed into a family environment and to create a place where they will receive unconditional love, care, nurturing and spiritual discipleship.

A little help goes a long way

The success of Hopelands and our continued mission would not be possible without the support and help of friends who believe in us. Karl-Heinz Göbel of Mitsubishi Northcliff has been a longtime friend and is onboard as a supporter of Hopelands. We were excited to get the keys to our new bakkie from Mitsubishi Northcliff this…

Donate via PayPal

We are excited to offer you an easy and convenient way to support Hopelands. Simply click on the DONATE VIA PAYPAL button on our website and you will be guided through the process to donate via the PayPal payment gateway (Please note that you will be redirected to the official PayPal website in order to…

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Our online home

We are so excited to announce the official Hopelands website is up and running. It has been a journey of love crafting our new online home which features among other things information about the project, our vision for Hopelands and news & updates. We are continually updating it and adding further developments regarding the project…

More than just a house

We’re so excited to share the progress on the house design for our first Hopelands Village. The hours of hard work, dedication and teamwork have produced a floor-plan that demonstrates our commitment to ensuring the children and mothers who live in the home feel comforted, at peace and know that the space was created especially for…

Strategy in Action

We had an extremely productive session with a strategist to assist us in plotting the next five years of Hopelands’ journey. The team put together what they envisioned for the project with the goal being a complete, self-sustaining village with 20 homes that will accommodate 120 children. A home where they can enjoy life with a…

Our ‘sites’ are set on progress

Hopelands put in a marathon 6-hour session on Friday night. Together with our planner, we strategised and prepared our Site Development Plan. The preparation was necessary in order to get the stamp of approval from our overseeing architect and engineer. We’re getting ever closer to submitting our SDP to the Municipality and so we are calling on…

Boundaries are good

Knowing you have friends you can count on is often worth more than gold. We were blessed and honoured to have our good friend, Louis Begemann assist us with the marking of the boundary lines and perimeter on the Hopelands property in the Cradle of Humankind. It has been amazing to see God’s hand in…