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Heart 104.9, the My School, My Village My Planet project and New Kidz on the block are teaming together to do an extreme makeover and have chosen Baphumelele Children’s Home as the lucky beneficiaries of this makeover. 

The makeover will take place the weekend of the 29th to 31st of July, they will be rebuilding, repainting, refurbishing and more and are looking for willing participants, organisations to help them.

Some of the things they will be doing over the weekend is:

  • Repairing indoor and outdoor cement work
  • Laying grass in-between the houses
  • Painting the interior and exterior walls
  • Painting the ceiling and all doors
  • Repairing all light fittings and switches
  • Repairing plumbing
  • Repairing or replacing all cupboards and replacing hinges and new handles
  • Repairing broken windows
  • Installing new curtain rails and curtains in all rooms
  • Paving certain areas

Should you wish to donate as an individual or a company to this renovation project or even if you wish to volunteer your services for the weekend of the renovation, please contact NewKidz on their website or e-mail on  NewKidz on the Block is a registered NPO based in Cape Town mainly concerned with the plight of orphans in South Africa.

Baphumelele is extremely grateful to Heart 104.9, the MySchool project and NewKidz for their help in improving the lives of our children.  We appreciate any help either through volunteering or donations that anyone can give towards this project.