Join Team Philile and #RideForAPurpose

“Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring, those ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.”  Robert F. Kennedy Yale School

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PROMOTING LONG LASTING ENERGY SOLUTIONS IN DIEPSLOOT

Greenpeace Africa have provided Philile Diepsloot with solar panels to reduce the electricity costs of the pre-school and a bio-digester to benefit from food waste.  The project was completed in early June, and community volunteers and staff have been trained in how to use and look after the solar panels and bio-digester. Thank you to the Flight Centre Foundation for sponsoring a plastic bucket

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PHILILE ECD PRACTITIONERS ATTEND A REFRESHER FIRST AID COURSE

“Education brings about opportunity, and in turn inspiration.” Bill Frist What a privilege for us to build into the lives of our ECD Practitioner’s by giving them opportunities to increase their skills and knowledge. Not only will these skills be beneficial to the Philile ECD Centre’s but also to the communities, which we operate in. It is important to us that our ECD Centre’s

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A fond farewell to Lauren

It was with much sadness that we said a fond farewell to Lauren Le Roux who has been the Principal of Philile ECD Centre’s for the last 9.5 half years. Lauren will be returning to her hometown of Cape Town and starting a new season of her life there. In 2008, Lauren was instrumental in recruiting the 8 children that commenced their pre-school education

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A fun day hosting International Guests!

International visitors

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

Philile

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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THANK YOU THOBELO FM AND UNILEVER – WE CAN’T WAIT TO RECEIVE OUR JOJO TANKS!

“The rate of return for investment in quality early education for disadvantaged children is 7-10% per annum through better outcomes in education, health, sociability, economic productivity and reduced crime.” James Heckman Thank you to Unilever for nominating the Philile Foundation to participate in a Thobelo FM radio competition. We were thrilled to receive a call from Thobelo FM last Friday morning informing us that we had won 2

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Sign up for a MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet card today and support the Philile Foundation

Just by shopping at some of your favourite shops, you can make a meaningful contribution to the Philile Foundation.  4 great reasons to become a MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet supporter Raise funds for a cause that is close to your heart, without it costing you a cent. Over 1500 partner stores where you can use your card to raise funds. You benefit too: get instant savings of at

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