Emasithandane – affectionately known as Emasi – is a home/shelter that provides education, food and extra moral programming, for orphans; abandoned, abused and otherwise vulnerable children; and those affected and infected by HIV/AIDS in South Africa. Currently there are 39 children living at Emasi, and the home provides a community feeding kitchen for an additional 25 children in the community.
We also run soccer activities for over 80 children from the community. We have managed to move forward through the best and worst of times. Working under extremely high rates of unemployment, crime and overcrowding, our children face many obstacles. But despite these problems, our organisation continues to develop new strategies to improve the development and improvement in this community, which are guided by our organisational objectives and vision.