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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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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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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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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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