The Lonely Road Foundation is a South African development organisation which aims to improve the lives of Orphaned and Vulnerable Children (OVC’s) in the rural community of Ga-Dikgale, Limpopo. The Lonely Road Foundation was founded by Thabang Skwambane and is led by a board... read more
On the 1st of April we will be turning our attention to the largely uncelebrated angels of our work, our caregivers. We have 156 caregivers working in Ga-Dikgale, who give of themselves every day of their lives, often without payment or even recognition, to care for the orphaned and vulnerable children in their community. This is one day that is for thinking, planning, dreaming and celebration, and its all about them! The day will consist of an Imbizo, followed by our annual caregiver awards. The Imbizo in the morning is a facilitated brainstorming session where we plan…
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We will be on the roads of Jozi again this year, raising funds and awareness for our awesome Dikgale children through “Kilometres for Kids”. Join us, and get pledging! Join us on the 15th of November for the Momentum 947 Cycle Challenge! This will be my first race… What now? Well done! Please click here to register as a cyclist for the first time. When you get to the option to “Ride for a Purpose”, please select the Lonely Road Foundation as your charity of choice. I’m keen to register! How do I join the Roadie team?…
On the 22nd and 23rd of January, twenty nine swimmers took to the water to achieve a new feat in South Africa: a twenty four hour swim to raise funds. The event was organised by Madswimmer, a non-profit organisation of extreme sportsmen who complete insane challenges to raise funds for children in need. Check out their website for the...CONTINUE READING →
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 →