Find out more about Philile

To live | To love | To learn

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.


A fun day hosting International Guests!

It was an honour for us to host Joe, Jane and Tess Cavanaugh. The Cavanaugh’s reside in Minnesota and Joe is founder and CEO of Youth Frontiers. Youth Frontiers’ mission is to partner with schools to build communities where students thrive socially, emotionally and academically. They offer one-day retreats on timeless values like kindness, courage and respect for students. Youth Frontiers also offers educator

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Thank you Siyakha!

2017 started off with a bang for Philile Hillbrow when they received a visit from the staff of Siyakha. Not only were the staff of Siyakha able to spend some time playing and singing with the children, they also treated them to a lunchtime feast of hot dog’s and fizzy cold drinks (we won’t tell the dental students who make regular dental check-up’s at

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* Updated * 2017 Needs List

We would like to wish our partners and supporters a wonderful 2017! Your contribution to the Philile Foundation is invaluable and your partnership helps us to serve the 200 children in our care and continue to expand on our vision and mission. We believe that a good pre-school experience creates educational esteem and the foundations for life-long learning. Children enter primary school ahead of

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