The Lonely Road Foundation is a South African development programme that aims to improve the lives of Orphaned and Vulnerable Children (OVC’s) in underprivileged communities. An integral part of the foundation’s approach is the belief that each individual must be given the skills and... read more
The Lonely Road Foundation is currently running a radio campaign focusing on the distressing reality of child abandonment in South Africa. To make a real difference to the lives of these children, we have partnered with New Beginningz – an on-the-ground NPO that works tirelessly to give abandoned and at-risk babies a real chance at life. A portion of the funds raised from this campaign will go towards much needed items on their wish list. Click here to listen to the link… If you haven’t yet, please SMS ‘Change’ to 40580 to donate R20 to this cause*….
As tax year end draws to a close, it is our turn to help you, our supporters! If you have contributed to the Lonely Road Foundation in the past, we can help you get a little something back. Donated to our Community Social Development Programmes? We are a community Development Organisation. Our beneficiaries are 100% black youth from impoverished rural communities. They are approximately 51% female. You qualify for SED (Socio-Economic Development) points. Donated to our Community Enterprise Development Programmes? We educate, support and mentor rural entrepreneurs. You qualify for ED (Enterprise Development) points. We are a…
Used (but still usable) items looking for new homes? We are still collecting second hand clothing! As summer starts to draw to a close, and you prepare for the cold months, please consider donating these items to the Lonely Road. We will be glad to collect any clothing, blankets and bedding, as well as small household items. Creating businesses for our communities: Repair, rework, recycle Any baby clothing, children’s clothing, blankets or cooking items go to our Drop-in Centres and our children in Ga-Dikgale and Lokaleng who need it most. All adult clothing and other items go…
We would like to introduce our Roadies to Samuel. Samuel has been a part of Ranti Grace Drop-in Centre forever. he is a wonderful gentleman with a flair for gardening. Samuel cannot read or write and does not speak any English. In February of 2014, Samuel attended an entrepreneurship course in Ga-Dikgale. He spent the five days listening carefully...CONTINUE READING →
Last year, we asked our Roadies for some urgent support. One of our families, a Mother, teenage daughter (15 years old) and two younger children (aged 10 and 12) were in trouble. When the girls’ mom passed away, and a week later the teenage daughter gave birth to a child of her own, we had a Child-headed Household with...CONTINUE READING →
On the 19th of July, we celebrated Tata Madiba with the first Mandela Day since his passing in December 2013. A very big thank you to all who came out to join us for our incredible day of fun and celebration in Ga-Dikgale, Limpopo. We had such a great response that we had to split the team and hold...CONTINUE READING →