Hopelands cot revamping day

Hopelands managed to purchase 10 pre-used cots that needed some serious revamping. Jenny-Lee Swanepoel, the current “Mrs. Krugersdorp” and “Hopelands Ambassador” took it upon herself to arrange the revamping of the cots. The day itself was a beautiful sunny day in May and many people arrived to give their support to this initiative to get…

Executive Mayor Cllr Tyroné Gray

We met our new Executive Mayor Cllr Tyroné Gray at Magalies Business and Tourism Forum – MBTF breakfast this morning. Thank you for the opportunity to discuss our situation regarding a Special Consent letter that is outstanding from the Municipality and your commitment to follow up on this matter.

A helping hand from Team Nedbank

When it comes to working with any non-profit there is no “one size fits all” that is best suited for any non-profit. The great thing about working with the teams from Nedbank is that there is no authoritarianism From the outset it was very clear that they have a heart for what they are doing…

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…