Philile is a non-profit organization that exists to transform the lives of children and disadvantaged communities in South Africa. It aims to run a full range of initiatives with in-depth focus on early childhood development.
2017 Needs List
“Character skills developed through early childhood education have the greatest impact on life outcomes.” James Heckman If you are not a cyclist but still want to support the Philile Foundation in a meaningful way, why not consider purchasing something on our needs list or passing the list on to your CSI Department at work? Philile Hillbrow Quantity New mattresses 35 Loose carpets (mats) 2
THANK YOU TO OUR DONORS!
According to Fin24, South Africa’s producer inflation slowed more than expected to 7,1% year on year in March 2016 from 8,1% in February. Stats SA report that economic growth has been in decline over the last 4 years, largely influenced by the global economic crisis. With an average of just 2% growth during the period 2008 to 2012, and unemployment rates pegged at 24,9%,
ABSA AND BARCLAYS VOLUNTEER DAY AT DIEPSLOOT
A heartfelt thank-you, to the volunteers from Barclays and Absa, who visited Philile Diepsloot as part of a CSI Volunteer day. We are so grateful for the 30 trees, which the volunteers planted, under the careful instruction of the staff from Food and Trees for Africa. These trees will provide much needed shade and fruit for our children over the coming years. We are