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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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

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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%,

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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

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ERICSSON SA BLESSES THE PHILILE FOUNDATION – MANDELA DAY 2016

We cannot thank Ericsson SA enough for meeting many of the needs on our 2016 Needs List. The staff of Ericsson took the time to visit Philile Hillbrow and identify our greatest needs and how the allocated CSI money could be spent best. A few weeks later, an enthusiastic team of volunteers arrived at the school, with a donation of brand new equipment and

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HAVE YOU SIGNED UP YET TO RIDE FOR A PURPOSE IN THE TELKOM 947 CYCLE CHALLENGE?

The Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge takes place on Sunday November 20 at Riversands Commercial Park.  947 will once again shut down some of the busiest roads on the continent, to give you the opportunity to take over the city, on two wheels. Beyond the physical challenge, you can ride for a purpose to make a difference to others. Connect with your city like never

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In Memoriam Khazamula John Manganye 1962-03-15 – 2016-07-23

It is with deep sadness that we said an untimely goodbye to John Manganye in a very tragic set of circumstances. John has been the gardener at Philile Diepsloot since its inception in 2010 and was married to Priscilla, the cook at Diepsloot. A man much loved by the children in the school as well as the community at large, John embodied hard work,

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DIESPLOOT IS GIVEN THE MOST WONDERFUL GIFT – A LIBRARY!

To build up a library is to create a life. It’s never just a random collection of books. Carlos María Domínguez Words cannot express how grateful we are to Felicia Mlanjana from Peregrine Holdings Ltd, for allowing her dream of creating a library at Philile Diepsloot to become a reality. Felicia has had a long time dream to create a tranquil space for the

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Why we believe providing 2 x hot meals per day is SO important!

At the Philile Foundation we firmly believe that providing two, nutritious hot meals and two x healthy snacks per day are critical to our children’s development and their ability to concentrate in the classroom. Anthony Lake Executive Director of UNICEF says: “I used to think that early childhood development was all about education. That if we taught a child her colours and shapes, her

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MD of the Flight Centre visits Philile Diepsloot

Early in May, Philile Diepsloot hosted a visit from the Managing Director of the Flight Centre for the UK and Southern Africa, Mr Chris Galanti. Chris was keen to visit Philile Diepsloot to witness some of the work, which the Flight Centre Foundation has faithfully supported since the early years of the Philile Foundation.   Mr Galanti enjoyed the visit immensely and was extremely

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