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
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
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
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.
On Monday the 3rd March Edu-Pi came and unveiled 12 computers for the Hillbrow school. The children will have turns using the computer to play educational games. Currently there are 4 games loaded and these are covering the topics of shapes, alphabet and number sorting. Edu-Pi will update these games on monthly basis and there will be an assessment to see how well they