Cape Town Needs YOU

Cape Town has a palette of incredible organisations working to improve and give opportunities to under privileged Cape Townians.
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Volunteer with Via Volunteers in South Africa and check out some amazing art made from recycled tea bags! Main Road Hout Bay, http://www.capetown.travel/blog/entry/100-things-to-do-in-winter

Volunteer with Via Volunteers in South Africa and check out some amazing art made from recycled tea bags! Main Road Hout Bay, http://www.capetown.travel/blog/entry/100-things-to-do-in-winter

Beautyful items hand painted and decorated from recycled tea bags from Imizamo Yethu, a township in Hout Bay, South Africa. A perfect souvenir - cheap, local, pretty and totally easy to handle. I bought some nice wooden boxes with tea bag design at the shop at the Mount Nelson Hotel, Capetown, which is a nice (and not too expensive) souvenir shopping spot - don´t miss to join the fabulous and famous High Tea at the Hotel after 2 pm!

Beautyful items hand painted and decorated from recycled tea bags from Imizamo Yethu, a township in Hout Bay, South Africa. A perfect souvenir - cheap, local, pretty and totally easy to handle. I bought some nice wooden boxes with tea bag design at the shop at the Mount Nelson Hotel, Capetown, which is a nice (and not too expensive) souvenir shopping spot - don´t miss to join the fabulous and famous High Tea at the Hotel after 2 pm!

Madame zingara - from Cape Town: A tent,music, entertainment,food = FABULOUS

Madame zingara - from Cape Town: A tent,music, entertainment,food = FABULOUS

On August 25 1993, Amy Biehl, an American Fulbright scholar working in South Africa against apartheid, was   stabbed to death in a township near Cape Town. The four youths convicted of her murder were granted amnesty by TRC – a decision that was supported by Amy’s parents. Easy Nofemela and Ntobeko Peni, two of the convicted men, now work for the Amy Biehl Foundation Trust in Cape Town, a charity which dedicates its work to putting up barriers against violence.

On August 25 1993, Amy Biehl, an American Fulbright scholar working in South Africa against apartheid, was stabbed to death in a township near Cape Town. The four youths convicted of her murder were granted amnesty by TRC – a decision that was supported by Amy’s parents. Easy Nofemela and Ntobeko Peni, two of the convicted men, now work for the Amy Biehl Foundation Trust in Cape Town, a charity which dedicates its work to putting up barriers against violence.

Play time! – Volunteer with the Cape Town Teaching and Community project. For more details visit the project page http://www.goeco.org/project/53/Volunteer_in_South_Africa_Cape_Town_Teaching_and_Community

Play time! – Volunteer with the Cape Town Teaching and Community project. For more details visit the project page http://www.goeco.org/project/53/Volunteer_in_South_Africa_Cape_Town_Teaching_and_Community

In Cape Town in South Africa, kids in the Zip-Zap circus are living a happy and active life thanks to life-saving antiretroviral drugs. In this 5-part video-clip series, MSF demonstrates tools and models that could help make improved treatment accessible to many more. Between 8-10 June 2011, world leaders will meet in New York to decide on the future of the millions needing treatment urgently. By sharing this video, help us spread the word that there is NO EXCUSE.

In Cape Town in South Africa, kids in the Zip-Zap circus are living a happy and active life thanks to life-saving antiretroviral drugs. In this 5-part video-clip series, MSF demonstrates tools and models that could help make improved treatment accessible to many more. Between 8-10 June 2011, world leaders will meet in New York to decide on the future of the millions needing treatment urgently. By sharing this video, help us spread the word that there is NO EXCUSE.

Blink More is our give back project. At each Blink Boutique event we will support a different charity.  Our first project is to collect teddy bears for the children at the Grootte Schuur Hospital in Cape Town.

Blink More is our give back project. At each Blink Boutique event we will support a different charity. Our first project is to collect teddy bears for the children at the Grootte Schuur Hospital in Cape Town.

Make-up bags benefit women and children in impoverished areas surrounding Cape Town, South Africa

Make-up bags benefit women and children in impoverished areas surrounding Cape Town, South Africa

The Happy Africa Foundation was established in 2008 as a way to responsibly manage the donations received from volunteers working on African Impact projects.   The organization funds initiatives and programs in the communities where African Impact volunteer projects are based.  The Happy Africa Foundation is currently based in Cape Town.   South Africa NPO IT373/2010 / UK charity number: 1123529 / Zambian NGO: ORS/102/53/26

The Happy Africa Foundation was established in 2008 as a way to responsibly manage the donations received from volunteers working on African Impact projects. The organization funds initiatives and programs in the communities where African Impact volunteer projects are based. The Happy Africa Foundation is currently based in Cape Town. South Africa NPO IT373/2010 / UK charity number: 1123529 / Zambian NGO: ORS/102/53/26

Join our Baphumelele Children's Home Project for four weeks or more, and we'll add on a FREE Week in Cape Town. That's an extra 7 nights for you to explore everything Cape Town has to offer!

Join our Baphumelele Children's Home Project for four weeks or more, and we'll add on a FREE Week in Cape Town. That's an extra 7 nights for you to explore everything Cape Town has to offer!


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Join our Baphumelele Children's Home Project for four weeks or more, and we'll add on a FREE Week in Cape Town. That's an extra 7 nights for you to explore everything Cape Town has to offer!

Join our Baphumelele Children's Home Project for four weeks or more, and we'll add on a FREE Week in Cape Town. That's an extra 7 nights for you to explore everything Cape Town has to offer!

Best Organic, Nontoxic, Natural, Eco Earth-friendly Shampoos. We are constantly inundated with toxins in today's world, and I suggest we do everything possible to lessen our exposure. I believe we should support organic companies, not only from a political standpoint but from a personal survival one!

Best Organic, Nontoxic, Natural, Eco Earth-friendly Shampoos. We are constantly inundated with toxins in today's world, and I suggest we do everything possible to lessen our exposure. I believe we should support organic companies, not only from a political standpoint but from a personal survival one!

Sevenly | People Matter - Cause & Charity T-Shirts | Tee-Shirts that Raise Money for Charities | Sevenly, Support a Cause

Sevenly | People Matter - Cause & Charity T-Shirts | Tee-Shirts that Raise Money for Charities | Sevenly, Support a Cause

The 20 Cutest School Supplies for Back-to-School | Her Campus

The 20 Cutest School Supplies for Back-to-School

FEED Kenya Kikoy Pouches - FKENYAPOUCH

FEED Kenya Kikoy Pouches - FKENYAPOUCH

Products that support charities

Products that support charities

World Geography: South Africa Unit Study

World Geography: South Africa Unit Study (Confessions of a Homeschooler)

Passports for the summer!  Do an activity and stamp the date in the passport and/or draw picture/take picture/journal about it.  Great way for kids to make a keepsake of their summer.  Thx Lynn Stewart for the idea!

Passports for the summer! Do an activity and stamp the date in the passport and/or draw picture/take picture/journal about it. Great way for kids to make a keepsake of their summer. Thx Lynn Stewart for the idea!

[The Advent Conspiracy] - Advent Conspiracy.  I know we are a long ways out from Christmas people, but I think this is SO important.

[The Advent Conspiracy] - Advent Conspiracy. I know we are a long ways out from Christmas people, but I think this is SO important.

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