Our first home: Hope Cottage – Magaliesburg

Our vision at Hopelands has always been to inspire “hope” in a hopeless world. In September 2017, 19-hectares of undeveloped agricultural land was donated to us. Since then we have been hard at work trying to get the property re-zoned for the building of the village for orphaned and abandoned babies and children.   Signing the transfer documents. After spending…

LEGO visits Hopelands

On 21 September 2020 an Ambassador for LEGO, Edwin Campbell and his wife visited Hopelands. It was such an experience to meet these LEGO enthusiasts who just ooze LEGO. The visit was despite the severity of the current Covid 19 lockdown. Since the lockdown was announced in March 2020 by our President, we had to…

An easy way to support Hopelands.

Hopelands is now registered as a charity with MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet. MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet is a community loyalty programme that enables you to help Hopelands. It makes giving back so easy. You simply swipe a MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet or linked Woolies card each time you shop and you will raise funds for the causes that…

What a shocking discovery!

Facing the Lockdown due to Covid-19 in South Africa has created a downward spiral for many families and informal communities. Such communities can easily be found on our doorstep and those who live there are poverty stricken in normal circumstances.   In the midst of the Lockdown our Founder, Stephen Lamprecht was near the entrance…

Hopelands 2019 in summary

As we reflect back on 2019 there are many positive matters to give feedback on. Since we have only completed our second year of existence, what has transpired can only be attributed to the Lord for His goodness. During this year we also moved our Hopelands office to Magalies River Christian Centre (MRCC) in Magaliesburg.…

The Importance of a Book

Teach a child to read and you teach a child to soar.” Siyabonga Marcus Mzizi. A book is like a treasure box which opens up a world of possibilities. I believe that books are an important tool in building a society of thinkers. Hopelands Village is on the brink of introducing a library, in conjunction…

Take hands with Hopelands Village

“It is possible for victims of child abuse and poverty to rise out above their trauma. Victims can find solutions within and outside of themselves. Take responsibility for your own healing however, never reject someone who wants to provide a helping hand.” Siyabonga Marcus Mzizi Hopelands Village represents such a “helping hand”! Whilst waiting for…

Congrats UMS

Congratulations UMS on receiving these International awards. The 2019 IGA International Retailer of the Year Award was recently bestowed upon UMS , one of our supporters. We are ecstatic to be associated with UMS and their passion for helping people in their communities. They are personally involved in seeing to the wellbeing and future of orphaned and…

Acts Christian Church supports Hopelands

The success of Hopelands will require the collaboration of churches, business and government. It is always encouraging to spend time with people who have a remarkable impact on you whenever you meet them. Pastor Peter de Fin, the Senior Pastor of Acts Christian Church has been such an inspiration to us on our journey with…

Hopelands Homework Centre

Hopelands celebrates another step forward in working in the community of Magaliesburg. At the beginning of term 2 we were given space in the building of Magalies River Christian Centre (MRCC) in Magaliesburg to start our Hopelands Homework Centre. The purpose of the centre is to assist the children of the local community in GaMogale…