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BREAKING: BCM leaves Child Welfare powerless.

The Buffalo City Metro Municipality (BCMM) have turned off East London Child Welfare's electricity. Due to East London Child Welfare's financial struggles over the past...
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Food, cash donations pour in to secure Child Welfare’s future

Public show of support THE public in the city has once again shown they are people who care after coming to the aid of the...

Help Child Welfare

Struggling EL NGO may close THE 100-year-old East London Child Welfare is struggling to keep its doors open, meaning many of its vital services will...

Facebook app will partner police and public to help find missing children

A child abduction emergency alert system launched in SA on Thursday has an "Amber Alert" feature which when activated will appear in Facebook users’...

89,000 children’s foster care grants at risk

Government promises to meet November deadline, but MPs are sceptical MPs have voiced scepticism over the department of social development’s promise that it will resolve...

Outcry after children removed from places of safety

The Democratic Alliance has asked KwaZulu-Natal premier Willies Mchunu to intervene urgently to prevent a repeat of the Life Esidimeni tragedy after 197 children...

Suffer the children of Buffalo City

CMR to take over after Child Welfare forced to close doors AFTER 102 years of service to the community, Child Welfare East London (CWF) officially...

Budget slash hits Childline services

Vulnerable children desperate for help may find themselves with no one to talk to as Childline Eastern Cape faces having its telephone lines cut. The...

Budget slash hits Childline services

By Simthandile Ford Vulnerable children desperate for help may find themselves with no one to talk to as Childline Eastern Cape faces having its telephone lines...

E Cape welfare in dodgy R128m deal

A five-year contract worth R128-million between the Eastern Cape social development department and a service provider has been found to be irregular. The contract to...

Bhisho U-turn on welfare budgets

Social development department promises to reallocate funding The Eastern Cape’s Department of Social Development has unreservedly apologised for its decision to slash the budgets of...

Suffer the little children- MEC Nancy Sihlwayi’s cuts hit abused youths

Child Welfare East London ceased operations on Monday due to drastic state budget cuts. This week the organisation was forced to retrench all 12 full-time...

2000 children at risk as BCM cuts power

Almost 2000 children may soon be unable to access foster care grants and other forms of state aid. The East London Child Welfare (ELCW) administration block...

DCS, Nicro continue work

  Nicro and the department of correctional services (DCS) launched their Ex-Offender Programme at the West Bank prison hall on Thursday. At the launch, the department...

Place of safety hit by break-ins

Greensleeves Place of Safety for children has been plagued by a spate of break-ins recently, having suffered four in one week. The most severe of...

Parkside CMR office opens

THE Christelike Maatskaplike Raad (CMR) has expanded its services offices and have recently by opening a new satellite office in Parkside. CMR East London has...

Help appeal:family living in ‘inhumane’ conditions

CHILD Welfare in King William’s Town ,is appealing anyone able to help a family of five who are living in “inhumane circumstances”. Four children, between...

Abandoned baby boy doing well

The newborn baby found abandoned on the doorsteps of an Amalinda house is healthy and doing well, according to Child Welfare director Soraya Leeuw. The...

No need to dump unwanted babies

In light of a recent spate of babies being dumped in bushes and on trash heaps around East London, welfare organisations have urged mothers...

Huge relief for NPOs

A R6.7-MILLION lifeline has been thrown to cash-starved non-profit organisations (NPOs) by the Eastern Cape department of social development. This comes after the department made huge cuts to...

Bhisho says sorry for NPO budget cuts

Eastern Cape’s social development department has unreservedly apologised for its decision to slash the budgets of several non-profit welfare organisations in Buffalo City (BCM)...

STATE GUTS AID TO EC’S VULNERABLE

Several Eastern Cape non-profit organisations are devastated by drastic budget cuts this financial year. Child Welfare in East London and King William’s Town, as well...

STATE CUTS AID TO EC’S VULNERABLE

Several Eastern Cape non-profit organisations are devastated by drastic budget cuts this financial year. Child Welfare in East London and King William’s Town, as well...

Lace up the tekkies for a humble cause

IT’S time to lace up your tekkies for a good cause. National Tekkie Tax day is an annual fundraising campaign for a large mix of...

Boot camp boost for social cohesion

THE Agency for Refugee Education, Skills Training and Advocacy (ARESTA) held a boot camp with the theme “Beat Xenophobia Hercules Bootcamp: No to Racism,...

Parkside benefits from W4C ‘surf therapy’ and support

AWARD-WINNING organisation Waves for Change (W4C) proves that the ocean has magical healing powers. The organisation uses surfing as therapy to change and heal lives. Operating...

Social workers spread the condom message

SOCIAL workers attached to Child Welfare in King William's Town have staged a successful awareness campaign during National Condom Week to educate communities about...

EL kids hear special story

World Read Aloud Day is aimed at encouraging literacy WORLD Read Aloud Day, a day that motivates children, teens and even adults worldwide to celebrate...

Haven for kids in sad state

After 25 years, home’s founder still saving lives DUNCAN Village resident Nonkululeko Maneli, has been running the Enkazimulweni Ncedanani Life Care Centre from her home...

Centenary drive

Help Child Welfare by giving R100 or 100 items “WE NEED 100 people to donate R100 each, to help us celebrate 100 years of existence,”...

It’s better to lose the school year than lives: Mmusi Maimane

One South Africa leader Mmusi Maimane believes it is better to lose the school academic year than to lose lives. Maimane, together with his One...

Enoch Mpianzi: a timeline of what we know

His disappearance went unnoticed for 17 hours The death of 13-year-old Enoch Mpianzi has sent shock waves through the country. The grade 8 Parktown Boys' High...

King church leads clean-up initiative

While many community members spent quality time with their families during the festive season, members of the Lighthouse Church in Acorn Valley rolled up...

School derbies concern

A STATEMENT by headmasters of nine East London former Model C schools has been released outlining their concern over the safety and welfare of...

Help group ‘bless’ fire victims

A FACEBOOK group created by East London resident Louise Torr in September last year is helping the needy. Torr’s group, “Blessings from Me to You”,...

CMR shop needs more hands on deck

WITH CMR (Christelike Maatskaplike Raad or Christian Social Services) officially opening their charity shop in Nahoon last week, there is still a lot to...

Charity shop offers double benefit

A new East London charity shop is all set to make a safe house for battered women and children more self-sufficient. Profits made by the...

Charity shop will boost coffers for CMR 

A CHARITY shop is opening up next week which will aid the CMR (Christelik-Maatskaplike Raad/Christian Social Services) with much-needed funds to run the organisation. Like...

What’s on the GO! – 5 October

Today The Floradale artists’ Natural Expression exhibition is a celebration of everything to do with natural forms found in the environment. The exhibition is...

Teaching pupils to care for animals

By Guy Rogers A new animal welfare education programme has been launched in Nelson Mandela Bay, driven by a five-year sponsorship support plan. The programme has...

SABC 8 journalist Suna Venter dies‚ aged 32

Suna Venter‚ one of the journalists that came to be known as the SABC 8‚ was found dead in her flat in Fairlands in...

Disabled mom, kids grateful for help after losing home in blaze

  A disabled mother of three who relies on welfare grants to support her children and lost her Van Stadens gorge home and virtually all...

Pink Fairy magic for King SPCA

Animal lover to tackle Comrades MICHAEL Webb, also known as The Pink Fairy, will once again share some magic with the King William's Town SPCA. After...

Help couple to adopt sick boy Support fundraising for medical bills

AFTER years of battling with her body, 12 miscarriages and one ectopic pregnancy, Kimble Genis and her husband, Gideon, decided to adopt. The adoption process...