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Thank you to our generous partners!

Sindiswe, lovingly known as Teacher Sindi, started working at Philile Hillbrow 10 years ago as a cook. Though she desired to work with preschool children, she was not qualified. Through your partnership, we were able to send Sindi to Play with a Purpose, an early education teaching programme. She then qualified with her Further Education and Training Certificate: Early Childhood Development NQF Level 4

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Inspiring Hope and Change – Meet Violet Nzimande!

South Africa is a land bursting with opportunity; opportunity to mobilise her people towards a collective voice of life and vibrancy. Some might consider her realities and hang their heads low in fear, in dismay, in despondence. But, as a superhero uses their unique power to save a damsel in distress, South Africa has in her midst not one, but multiple heroes, who are

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Your Partnership is Building The Future Generations of South Africa!

Whether you give of your resources, time or talents to The Philile Foundation, your generosity enables us to create resilient communities by means of quality educational services, skills development and social research. You don’t always get to see the significant impact that your partnership has made on our staff, the parents and children at our Early Childhood Development centres and within the wider community.

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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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