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Young Bafana Soccer Academy

Young Bafana Soccer Academy

| May 26, 2016

Focus is Education, Soccer and Lifeskills for beneficiaries (from historically disadvantaged backgrounds)  from Lwandle, Nomzamo and Zola. Current beneficiary base consists of 120 children (aged 6-17) whom we collect and offer our services to on a daily basis Monday-Saturday. Services include scholarships, English & Maths tuition, food & nutrition, mentoring & career guidance. The R30 […]

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Senecio Support for People with Disabilities

Senecio Support for People with Disabilities

| May 26, 2016

The Organisation is based in Somerset West & was founded in 2008 by concerned members of the community who recognised the need for therapy to be provided to children with disabilities from underserved & low socio economic areas. Senecio currently serves approximately 300 disabled children & 50 caregivers in the W Cape. Better Life is […]

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Milk Matters

Milk Matters

| May 26, 2016

Community based milk bank operating in Western Cape which collects, screens, pasteurises & distributes life-saving breastmilk to state & private hospitals for premature babies. Purchased 3 freezers to the value of R10 000 which enabled 3 additional depots to be opened in Sun Valley, Plumstead & Tygervalley.

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Hands of Honour

Hands of Honour

| May 26, 2016

The organisation is based in Retreat & employs youth & older men, previously reliant on handouts & Soup kitchens, to upcycle waste (obsolete stock & recyclable items) received from corporations. The items are either rehabilitated or products are stripped for sale of parts.  50% of the profit from sale of upcycled items & parts goes […]

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Sinazo Helebe – Bursary student

Sinazo Helebe – Bursary student

| May 26, 2016

Sinazo Helebe has been awarded a Better Life bursary to enable her to commence studying towards a Biotechnology Diploma at Cape Peninsula University of Technology during 2016.  Sinazo is from Strand & completed her schooling at Hottentots Holland High School in 2015.

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Masikhule Early Childhood Development Centre

Masikhule Early Childhood Development Centre

| May 26, 2016

At the end of 2015 Better Life purchased 6 BookNooks, mobile mini-libraries, from the Hands of Honour organisation and requested the Masikhule Early Childhood Development Centre for assistance in identifying recipients for this equipment. These BookNooks have been donated to schools and Masikhule offered further assistance by sourcing educational resources for the mini-libraries.

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Tereos Community School

Tereos Community School

| May 26, 2016

The Better Life Organisation came to hear about Tereos Community School in Somerset West which provides schooling & care for street children and children at risk. With the ever increasing number of learners there was an urgent need for a new classroom and Better Life provided funding in the amount of R118 000. After a […]

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Better Life Cycle Team

Better Life Cycle Team

| May 26, 2016

During 2015 Better Life was very fortunate to be approached by Howard Warrington who expressed a desire to raise funds for worthy causes through competing in various endurance events and chose Better Life as the organisation he would like to support. During November 2015 the BLO Cycle team completed the 200 km Coronation Double Century […]

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Board Braai

Board Braai

| May 26, 2016

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