A big thank you to the Matthew Sidebottom and the volunteers who came out to Philile Diepsloot on Saturday to give the murals on the classroom a touch of new paint! We so appreciate your willingness to assist us in this manner! The classrooms look amazing! The Philile Staff enjoyed being part of the day too and contributed superbly! It is such a
The Flight Centre Foundation has been a generous supporter of the Philile Foundation for many years. The Foundation’s purpose is…“to open up the world to provide a better future” to this end, the Foundation supports a number of initiatives in order to fulfill their vision of becoming one of the leading corporate-based charitable foundations in South Africa. This year, the Flight Centre Foundation
The American School of Johannesburg (AISJ) once again visited Philile Diepsloot as part of the service-learning component at the school. The High School students spent the afternoon in the grounds of the school, leading fun activities and interacting with the children. The following day, the elementary school students conducted a number of indoor activities for the children. These visits are a highlight for our
To live To love To Learn – the motto of the Philile Foundation.
Visit a Philile Pre-School on any given day and you will notice immediately what a happy place it is for our children and Staff.
Every day is a fun day as we live we love we learn!
A very big thank-you to the Flight Centre Foundation for the donation of 75 children’s mattresses for Philile Diepsloot and Philile Hillbrow. These mattresses are made use of daily, as our children take a compulsory nap after lunch. Thank you so much to Diane Cleary and the Flight Centre Foundation for the continued support and commitment to the Philile Foundation! The Flight Centre Foundation is the
“What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead” – Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela International Day was launched in recognition of Nelson Mandela’s birthday on 18 July, 2009 via unanimous decision of the UN General Assembly. It was
The Philile Foundation was invited to participate in a Human Rights Fair held at the American International School of Johannesburg. The Fair was designed to help students to learn about the concept of Human Rights and to be motivated to become compassionate, informed and involved global citizens. Part of the goal of the fair was to encourage middle school students to take initiative in
According to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, tooth decay is the single most common chronic disease during childhood. It is never too early to encourage healthy dental hygiene for children. Pediatric dental care ensures a child’s primary teeth stay healthy and free of decay and other dental diseases. With this in mind, the children at Philile Diepsloot received a visit from the dentist.
The Philile Foundation received a generous donation of 18 boxes of Duplo from Care for Education. Along with the donation of Duplo bricks, the Philile Staff spent a fun morning being trained on how to best use this valuable resource. The training is offered by Care for Education as a hands-on workshop so that participants will come away with practical ways to integrate the materials with their teaching curriculum.
A group of Grade 9 and 10 Learners from the American International School of Johannesburg, visited Philile Diepsloot as part of their service activities. The Learners spent time engaging in various fun activities with the children. We know the children benefitted hugely from this interaction and we are so grateful for the support from the American International School of Johannesburg! Watch some highlights from