Hope Cottage makeover progress

Since our Open Day on 27 March 2021, we have had a fantastic response from our partners, friends and community organisations to support the needed upgrades to our first rescue home in Magaliesburg. Our “wish lists” were displayed on the walls wherever a need was and much of that has been taken care of with…

OPEN DAY 27 MARCH 2021

Our first rescue home for abandoned babies “Hope Cottage” On Saturday, 27 March 2021 we had our Open Day for our first rescue home for abandoned babies at 1 Rustenburg Road, Magaliesburg Friends of Hopelands, sponsors and interested people from the community came to see what we are up to. One room had a makeover…

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…

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…

Well done to the Pre School

Change is always a reality and we’re experiencing it right now. We’re looking at expanding our schooling facility here in Magaliesburg as we have outgrown these 2 classrooms already for 2020. There are close to 50 pre school children being cared for on a daily basis and we are now using the church building for…

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…

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…

Magaliesburg CBD clean up campaign

Hopelands was represented with a clean up of the streets of Magaliesburg organised by the Magalies Business Forum. This was a community event and was supported by business, government and community organizations. Everyone met at the local Taxi rank at 09h00 and received gloves, masks and garbage bags and sent off into the surrounding area…