Melanie Burke StreetSmart SA Basil May and Denver Februarie Swellendam Bursary Fund LR

Melanie Burke (StreetSmart SA), Basil May and Denver Februarie (Swellendam Bursary Fund) 

StreetSmart SA, an organisation dedicated to helping street children rebuild their lives R5 rand at a time through donations from restaurants, accommodation establishments and wine tasting venues in the Western Cape, Garden Route and Gauteng, has handed over R30,000 to the Swellendam Bursary Fund. The handover took place at Field & Fork Restaurant in Swellendam.

The Swellendam Bursary Fund, the town’s StreetSmart beneficiary, provides support for promising local young people wishing to study at university or college, but who do not have the means to pay for their studies.

This grand effort is part of the total StreetSmart allocation of over R1 million for 2020 distributed nationally to 38 programmes working with children at risk.

From l.t.r. Niel Els Turnberry Hotel Melanie Burke StreetSmart SA and Franzu Bezuidenhout FAMSA Karoo LR

From l.t.r. Niel Els (Turnberry Hotel), Melanie Burke (StreetSmart SA) and Franzu Bezuidenhout (FAMSA Karoo) 

StreetSmart SA has handed over R15,000 to an organisation caring for Oudtshoorn’s most vulnerable children. The handover took place at Turnberry Boutique Hotel in Oudtshoorn.

This grand effort is part of the total StreetSmart allocation of over R1 million for 2020 distributed nationally to 38 programmes working with children at risk.

The StreetSmart Oudtshoorn beneficiary is FAMSA Karoo, and the funds donated will be utilised towards a life-skills educational project for boys.

From l.t.r. Elisabeth Wenz Bitou Family Care Melanie Burke StreetSmart SA and Brenda Wall Masizame

From l.t.r. Elisabeth Wenz (Bitou Family Care), Melanie Burke (StreetSmart SA) and Brenda Wall (Masizame)

StreetSmart SA has handed over R60,000 to organisations caring for Plettenberg Bay’s most vulnerable children. The handover took place at Nguni Restaurant, in Plettenberg Bay.

This grand effort is part of the total StreetSmart allocation of over R1 million for 2020 distributed nationally to 38 programmes working with children at risk.

The two Plettenberg Bay beneficiaries are Home from Home – Bitou Family Care and Masizame Project. The organisations will use the funds respectively for social work supervision and the salary of a family reunification worker.

Melanie Burke StreetSmart SA and Jonathan Gelderbloem Kidstop LR

Melanie Burke (StreetSmart SA) and Jonathan Gelderbloem (Kidstop) 

StreetSmart SA, recently handed over R15,000 to an organisation caring for George’s most vulnerable children. The handover took place at 101 Meade Restaurant in George.

This grand effort is part of the total StreetSmart allocation of over R1 million for 2020 distributed nationally to 38 programmes working with children at risk.

The StreetSmart George beneficiary is Kidstop Projects, and the funds donated will be utilised towards a child and youth care worker salary.

Siphamandla Hala hala and Michael Smith Sinethemba and Melanie Burke StreetSmart SA

Siphamandla Hala hala and Michael Smith (Sinethemba) and Melanie Burke (StreetSmart SA)

StreetSmart SA has handed over R95,000 to Sinethemba Projects in Knysna. The handover took place at Featherbed Cruise Café.

“Since the launch of StreetSmart in Knysna, Sinethemba has benefitted significantly from this community initiative. Thank you so much to the local committee, the participating StreetSmart restaurants and accommodation places, as well as the public who donate as little as R5. Your support helps many children stay off the streets and in school,” says Michael Smith, Director of Sinethemba, a youth development centre receiving funding towards the salary of the auxiliary social worker.

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