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Apr2024
This morning, 10 April 2024, we were hugely blessed by Good Morning Angels with Martin Bester thanks to Sascha van Gelder from radio Jacaranda 94.2 in Nelspruit. Pediatric Care Africa received a very welcome and totally unexpected donation of R 100 000-00 that will go towards the new burn unit ... Read More
April 10, 2024Joyce Crompvoets

26

Mar2024
Unforgettable memories made!!! This is 2nd year that we are involved with "Camp Quality" a initiative that was started over 40 years ago in Australia to bring children suffering from Cancer together for a absolutely fantastic time. Arranged and hosted by the Rotary Club of White River at Uplands White River private ... Read More
March 26, 2024Joyce Crompvoets

19

Mar2024
“Ride for a child” 2024 World Record Attempt is now officially recognized as a world record with 2616 motorcycles riding in tandem for charity. This is a fantastic achievement thanks to all that joined to make this a legacy!!!! The proceeds of the entrance fees that was paid to participate in ... Read More
March 19, 2024Duke

13

Mar2024
A container full of joy!!! With the Rotary Club of White River we started distributing the dozens of wheelchairs, buggies for disabled children and tons of Medical and Physio equipment we received from PhysioNet in the UK. We have managed to not only help local charities such as The Meyer Beukes warriors ... Read More
March 13, 2024Joyce Crompvoets

07

Mar2024
Read more: https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=pfbid0CKuHkdA1o8eCztGpJUBgnkorweZmcWD9c9ZKxfi6Vy7R1WbYVR4foLBr663SKJohl&id=100070258178916
March 7, 2024Joyce Crompvoets

07

Mar2024
We are about to change the life's of many!!! Initiated and orchestrated by the Rotary Club of White River, we received a 40ft container full of walkers, wheelchairs, buggies, disposables, AFO”s and tons of other goods as donation from PhysioNet in the UK. After weeks at sea the goods are finally in ... Read More
March 7, 2024Joyce Crompvoets

05

Mar2024
Very brave 11 year old!!! Meet this young boy that was born with Spina Bifida Myelomeningocele, the most serious type of spina bifida. He suffered a number of right femur fractures during his short life, and a Spica cast was no longer an option, due to angulation and other complications, and after ... Read More
March 5, 2024Joyce Crompvoets

26

Feb2024
2616 Motorbikes rode as 1 for charity!!! Months of planning, negotiating and organizing came to fruition on Saturday the 24th February, when motorbike riders from all over the Country, Swaziland, Namibia, England and a few other Countries came together between Jeffreys Bay and Stormsriver to participate in our 5th Ride for ... Read More
February 26, 2024Joyce Crompvoets

18

Feb2024
Full throttle ahead!!!! Day 2-8 We have completed +3000km of our 7000km Ride for a Child 2024 charity motorbike ride around South Africa and have reached 2 of our major way points of which the first was the Beitbridge border to Zimbabwe (the most northern point) and Alexander Bay where the ... Read More
February 18, 2024Joyce Crompvoets

14

Feb2024
Watch here: https://youtu.be/Cw2dZLqGWiE?si=54Za7wgMLURo7SQa
February 14, 2024Joyce Crompvoets

11

Feb2024
And there we go!!!!!!! Day 1 A grey Sunday morning and the start of our 5th 7000km anual "Ride for a Child” charity motorbike ride around South Africa. We leave from White River Square shopping centre!! The Ford ranger support vehicle, proudly sponsored by Skankane Transport, complete with a canopy sponsored by ... Read More
February 11, 2024Joyce Crompvoets

24

Jan2024
Read more: https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=pfbid024LdcRgftDpZoY16yrVBaPCkZiBJXqi7jmuPoj3PnPizxuMwpXwQmtpDRSnEUWU9yl&id=100063739642354
January 24, 2024Joyce Crompvoets

23

Jan2024
Read more: https://www.citizen.co.za/highvelder-news/news-headlines/local-news/2024/01/23/motorcycle-enthusiasts-of-pediatric-care-africa-cruise-for-a-cause/  
January 23, 2024Joyce Crompvoets

22

Jan2024
Tiny new born!!! This tiny little newborn baby boy is our first newborn baby in 2024 that we assist. Born prematurely, this little person needs all the help and assistance he and his Mommy can get and we will do our utmost to assist him. After the holidays many families are struggling with ... Read More
January 22, 2024Joyce Crompvoets

11

Jan2024
A very busy 2024. A very exciting and busy year is ahead of us in 2024. We are kicking off with our annual 7000km “Ride for a Child” charity motorbike ride around South Africa including our world record attempt in February in Jeffreys bay, then our Golf day on the 11th April ... Read More
January 11, 2024Joyce Crompvoets

08

Dec2023
Dr. Andre, the lead protagonist of this project embarked on a remarkable journey, traveling through five provinces in SA, covering an estimated distance of 2500 kilometres in just 14 days. The highlight of this project is that Dr Andre accomplished this incredible journey on a Mahindra tractor, with a Support ... Read More
December 8, 2023Joyce Crompvoets

05

Dec2023
Final medical outreach of 2023!! 2023 has been a very busy year for us at Pediatric Care Africa, but also a very successful year. We conducted our last medical outreach on Saturday the 2nd Dec for 2023 at Brondal, an informal settlement, on the R37 towards Sabie/Lydenburg. We service a number of care ... Read More
December 5, 2023Joyce Crompvoets

01

Dec2023
Life changing surgery!! A beautiful young girl from Limpopo province was brought to us for assistance, with a marked difference in length between her left and right legs with the right leg markedly shorter than the other, severely impacting her quality of life that would become much worse as she grow ... Read More
December 1, 2023Joyce Crompvoets

30

Nov2023
A Thank You from a very grateful mommy!!! Ek en my gesin Wil net baie dankie sê vir *PEDIATRIC CARE AFRICA* vir ALLES wat hul vir Klein Henlo gedoen en beteken het,sonder julle hulp sou Henlo dit nooit gemaak het omdat hy so siek was nie. Maar jul flinke optrede asook bystand ... Read More
November 30, 2023Joyce Crompvoets

20

Nov2023
Pediatric Care Africa says thank you!!!!! As we are nearing the end of 2023 we look back on a very successful and busy year for us, as we were able to assist literally hundreds of children and people that required our assistance either medical, surgical, dental or nutritional. To thank all the ... Read More
November 20, 2023Joyce Crompvoets

12

Oct2023
Hand reconstruction! This young boy had a deformed hand that severely impacted his quality of life, and he was referred by Grace Baby Haven to us for surgical assistance. Dr Adam Schoeman a well-known Orthopaedic surgeon at the Nelspruit Mediclinic performed his surgery at Busamed Lowveld Private Hospital in Nelspruit  and was ... Read More
October 12, 2023Joyce Crompvoets

05

Oct2023
Surgery at last! This brave young man has been suffering severely from his tonsils, ears and adenoids for an extended period of time. Dr Rudolph, a well-known ENT Specialist at Mediclinic performed a tonsillectomy adenoidectomy and a myringotomy on him at Busamed Lowveld Private Hospital in Nelspruit. His quality of life will improve ... Read More
October 5, 2023Joyce Crompvoets

20

Sep2023
Cleft palate surgery!! This beautiful 18 month old little girl residing in Johannesburg, was born with a Sub mucous cleft palate extending into the front of the palate and a split Uvula (Hole in the roof of the mouth and with a split uvula) The ideal age for this type surgery is ... Read More
September 20, 2023Joyce Crompvoets

18

Sep2023
Successful Medical Outreach! It was so hot, that our digital ear & forehead thermometers displayed error codes and we had to revert to more traditional thermometers to take patients temperatures with. On Saturday the 16th September we held a medical and dental outreach at the new ASM clinic in Msholozi. Despite the ... Read More
September 18, 2023Joyce Crompvoets

04

Sep2023
Another child received surgery!! This 4 year old boy had severely enlarged Adenoids, resulting in an array of health problems, including middle ear infections, sinusitis and difficulty with breathing, especially at night. This boy was referred to us all the way from Ermelo for assistance, and after seeing Dr Smook, a ENT ... Read More
September 4, 2023Joyce Crompvoets

30

Aug2023
Life altering surgery! This little 2 year old boy was born with a severe clubfoot, and received surgical treatment to his foot at Busamed Private Hospital in Nelspruit Non-surgical methods such as the Ponseti method alone was not enough to correct his foot and Dr Adam Schoeman a well-known Orthopaedic surgeon at ... Read More
August 30, 2023Joyce Crompvoets

22

Aug2023
Eye Care!!! We received a request for assistance for specialist eye care of 5 children with various disabilities. We took all of them to Dr Eksteen a very well-known Ophthalmologist at Mediclinic Nelspruit for a thorough examination and treatment. These kiddies needs special attention and we thank Dr Eksteen and Dewald Bosch for ... Read More
August 22, 2023Joyce Crompvoets

18

Aug2023
And he got help…. During a recent medical outreach we were approached and asked for medical assistance by a 80 year old man . Although we are a Pediatric organization, it was impossible for us to say no to his request for help, after seeing the state of his legs. We asked Dr ... Read More
August 18, 2023Joyce Crompvoets

16

Aug2023
We hit the ground running after successfully completing our 2500km tractor ride, as we took many children to see Doctors and specialists and with two children receiving surgery. There are also a number of large surgeries that needs to be performed. Examples of some of our pending surgeries: a little boy from ... Read More
August 16, 2023Joyce Crompvoets

18

Jul2023
Mandela day. We joined forces with the folks from Stewarts & Lloyds Nelspruit to hand out baby blankets and baby food to babies and toddlers in our local community as part of our Mandela day celebrations. We expect cold weather again this week, so what is better than a nice warm baby ... Read More
July 18, 2023Joyce Crompvoets

12

Jul2023
HQ!!! Life back at HQ carries on whilst I am "rinkinking" on a tractor for 2500 km in below zero temperatures. We had a especially busy week from Dr Smook removing a BB gun bullet from a childs ear under sedation, to Orthopeadic surgeon visits and multiple children that needed urgent attention ... Read More
July 12, 2023Joyce Crompvoets

08

Jul2023
July 8, 2023Joyce Crompvoets

07

Jul2023
Read more: https://lowvelder.co.za/829012/trekkeravontuur-maak-kuipstop-op-lydenburg/?fbclid=IwAR3EZIA49cectJN8vXJM0dEsAJBl
July 7, 2023Joyce Crompvoets

27

Jun2023
Many sick children and surgeries!! The last few weeks has been extremely busy, with a large number of children having to see a doctor for a whole range of medical problems. We have 4 pending surgeries in the immediate future and many more a little down the line, so we are at ... Read More
June 27, 2023Joyce Crompvoets

21

Jun2023
Read more: https://maroelamedia.co.za/goeiegoed/goeie-nuus/dokter-deurkruis-sa-op-trekker-vir-liefdadigheid-teen-plaasmoorde/  
June 21, 2023Joyce Crompvoets

12

Jun2023
90 Patients seen and treated! We conducted a medical outreach to Magalela, an informal settlement between White River and Hazyview, on Saturday 9 June 2023 with a group of volunteers. During this outreach we manage to see and treat 90 patients of which 32 were dental patients that required dental treatment. Every child ... Read More
June 12, 2023Joyce Crompvoets

07

Jun2023
June 7, 2023Joyce Crompvoets

31

May2023
Cold nights. We visited the Brondal informal settlement on the Sabie road, and every child residing there received a brand new blanket to help fight of the chilly winter evenings. The gratefulness on the mothers faces told a story of just how needed these blankets were…. We wish to thank Crossing Nelspruit Centre ... Read More
May 31, 2023Joyce Crompvoets

22

May2023
A “Thank You” from very happy parents!! “We as a family wish to give from the bottom of our grateful hearts a small walk through about our most amazing blessed journey with our son and Dr Hattingh and his team, Joyce and Surika, at Pediatric Care Africa, without whose generous assistance ... Read More
May 22, 2023Joyce Crompvoets

18

May2023
Cold weather is closing in! Every year for the past 5 years Pediatric care Africa handed out hundreds of blankets to persons without anything to keep them warm through the winter. After we picked up the blankets from Valencia stores in Nelspruit we first had to deliver some blankets to two other ... Read More
May 18, 2023Joyce Crompvoets

11

May2023
Doctors and hope! Dr. Carine Smit, a well-known Paediatrician at Mediclinic in Nelspruit assisted us with 4 children that required her expertise. The kids are from a very rural area and was only attended to by a “traditional Doctor” according to their care givers. All 4 children ranging from ages 8 to ... Read More
May 11, 2023Joyce Crompvoets

02

May2023
30 ecstatic kids return from camp!!! The 30 kids that joined Camp Quality at Uplands College in White River this year, had 4 fantastic action filled days full of adventure, firsts and fun. Camp Quality is a project of the Rotary Club of White River and has been offered and run by ... Read More
May 2, 2023Joyce Crompvoets

30

Apr2023
https://lowvelder.co.za/822371/gala-dinner-raises-r750k-for-pediatric-care-africa/
April 30, 2023Joyce Crompvoets

27

Apr2023
Sick kids!! With all the public holidays, we have to cram in  Doctors appointments for children requiring medical care, putting extra stress on Joyce who arranges Doctors appointments and surgeries. One of the children assisted will require surgery from Dr. Smook, a well known ENT in Mpumalanga after the long weekend. Between all ... Read More
April 27, 2023Joyce Crompvoets

24

Apr2023
Gala event of the year! The Lowveld Medical Arts and Culture society (LMACS) and the Busamed Private Hospital group held its second charity Gala event on Saturday at Kavinga for our benefit, and what an amazing world class event it was. The first event was held before our worlds was turned ... Read More
April 24, 2023Joyce Crompvoets

18

Apr2023
Ride for a Child & WORLD RECORD ATTEMPT 2024 The most motorbikes riding in staggered formation as a single group in support of sick Children. February 2024 will be our 5th ride for a child 7000 km charity motorbike ride around South Africa, to collect funds for poor children's surgeries and medical ... Read More
April 18, 2023Joyce Crompvoets

17

Apr2023
Medical outreach at Katoen Care Centre On Saturday 15 April 2023 we conducted a medical outreach at Katoen Care Centre in White River, and thanks to all the medical and non-medical volunteers that joined us, it was a huge success! Our medical Doctors Examined and treated 53 patients of which 2 patients ... Read More
April 17, 2023Joyce Crompvoets

17

Apr2023
April 17, 2023Joyce Crompvoets

14

Apr2023
Meeting brand “new” babies in 32 degree heat!!! After a unusually busy week, we did our last food delivery of the week in 32 degree heat and had the pleasure to meet 3 recently born babies, all of them in good health and absolutely beautiful. There is nothing like a little 3 ... Read More
April 14, 2023Joyce Crompvoets

11

Apr2023
We are experiencing a very busy April, with a steady stream of kids that requires medical treatment and food. Besides our normal duties and responsibilities, we also have our medical outreach at Katoen on Saturday the 15th, Camp Quality at Uplands from the 27th to he 30th April organized by the ... Read More
April 11, 2023Joyce Crompvoets

29

Mar2023
“On Trac-Tor” for Charity - 5 Provinces Tractor ride 2500KM by tractor for Charity Start date: Sunday 2nd July 2023 - Saturday the 15th July 2023 To ride through 5 provinces for an estimated distance of 2500km on a Mahindra tractor with trailer as part of our Pediatric care Africa “On-Trac–Tor” campaign. Start at ... Read More
March 29, 2023Joyce Crompvoets

14

Mar2023
Camp Quality invitation Pediatric care Africa was asked by the White River Rotarians to assist with this years Camp Quality held annualy in April at Uplands school in White River. Camp Quality has been running for over 30 years and is happening from the morning of the 27th April until the ... Read More
March 14, 2023Joyce Crompvoets

12

Mar2023
Saturday morning 11 March and we arrived at the Brondal informal settlement in force, for our first medical outreach of the year at Brondal. At first there was a hiccup as some “ self-proclaimed Politicians” wanted to use the church hall we have booked and arranged for our outreach, to have a ... Read More
March 12, 2023Joyce Crompvoets

21

Feb2023
Read more: https://lowvelder.co.za/813777/pediatric-care-africas-7-000km-around-sa-kicks-off/  
February 21, 2023Joyce Crompvoets

20

Feb2023
February 20, 2023Joyce Crompvoets

10

Feb2023
Read more: https://www.facebook.com/158345657516798/posts/9319230071428265/?d=w&mibextid=qC1gEa  
February 10, 2023Joyce Crompvoets

09

Feb2023
Olaf made the front page of the Beeld!!!
February 9, 2023Joyce Crompvoets

01

Feb2023
10 days to departure!!! As we are scrambling to get everything done for our 4th 7000km motorbike ride around South Africa, our mascots Olaf and Betty are keeping a close eye on things…. “Olaf” is a seasoned boy Mascot and have been around South Africa 3 times and is also our English ... Read More
February 1, 2023Joyce Crompvoets

25

Jan2023
On Friday 24 February, Dr André Hattingh will reach Mossel Bay with his Harley Davidson Road King - just over the halfway mark of his 7 000km charity motorbike ride for children in medical need. This marks Hattingh's fourth "Ride for a Child" bike ride around South Africa. Read more here: ... Read More
January 25, 2023Joyce Crompvoets

23

Jan2023
Critical food drop!! We supplied each unemployed mother in Brondal, Magalela informal settlements and upper Msholozi with either 1 or 2 bags of precooked porridge depending on the number of children they have, that you only have to add hot water too, as it is precooked and contains added vitamins and ... Read More
January 23, 2023Joyce Crompvoets

21

Jan2023
Read more: https://lowvelder.co.za/810966/pediatric-care-africa-north-east-south-west-for-raising-funds-the-long-road-is-best/
January 21, 2023Joyce Crompvoets

16

Jan2023
Feeding and School holidays!!! No child went hungry over the festive season and when they did not receive their daily meal at school due to the holidays, we ensured that all our children had food, so no child suffered due to a lack of food. Thanks to the very generous 3000kg precooked ... Read More
January 16, 2023Joyce Crompvoets

15

Jan2023
Read more: https://lowvelder.co.za/810421/pca-brings-joy-to-rob-ferreiras-paediatric-ward-and-katoen/
January 15, 2023Joyce Crompvoets

12

Jan2023
7000 km Charity motorbike ride 2023 for sick children!!! Doctor Andre has already done and completed 21000 km on his motorbike and 63 days in the saddle for charity and will add another 7000km and 21 days in the saddle in our 4th “Ride for a Child” 7000km charity motorbike ride ... Read More
January 12, 2023Joyce Crompvoets

24

Dec2022
Christmas cheer in Hospital!!! Father Christmas polished his boots and set of to deliver presents to children starting at the Paediatric Surgical ward at Rob Ferreira Hospital followed by stops at Katoen care centre, Haasbroek, the “fruit farm” and lastly at “Varkplaas” The mid-summer heat made Father Christmas’s face turn the same ... Read More
December 24, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

15

Dec2022
Hundreds of children helped in 2022! We are closing on the 15th December for the festive season and we had to ensure that every child and family have enough food to last a family until January, as only “Father Christmas” will be on duty during Christmas. Every child received a child and ... Read More
December 15, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

13

Dec2022
Successful surgery - Our last for 2022!! With only a few days before us closing for the festive season, we managed to arrange and pay for the surgery at Busamed day Hospital in Nelspruit, for this friendly 5 year old little girl traveling all the way from Witbank for her surgery. Having ... Read More
December 13, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

12

Dec2022
A festive season without a daily meal is not so festive..... !!! With all the schools closing for the festive season, hundreds of children in our community will not receive their daily meal at school, meaning many will go hungry during the Christmas season, with hunger a constant companion. We received ... Read More
December 12, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

09

Dec2022
Bilateral myringotomy! This beautiful 8 month old little girl, suffered from severe ear pain and recurring infections in both her ears. We could not obtain pro bona theatre time for her surgery and due to the chronic pain she was in, we decided to use the funds that we allocated for our ... Read More
December 9, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

01

Dec2022
December 1, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

27

Nov2022
We are so blessed to donate a free full service and a full valet (Chassis wash, Engine wash, Interior wash & Hand polish) to Pediatric Care Africa. Thank you Dr Andre Hatting for the amazing work u do and to give Battery Centre Whiteriver/ M1 Dienssentrum a chance to give ... Read More
November 27, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

18

Nov2022
Toddler receive surgery! We took a 2 year old girl to see Dr Toerien in White River and he recommended surgery to correct a rather large umbilical hernia she is suffering from. Our little girl received her surgery from Dr Elliot Motloung and is doing well. Thank you Dr Toerien for always taking such ... Read More
November 18, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

17

Nov2022
In dire need for surgeries!! As the December holidays are fast approaching, we are scrambling to arrange surgeries for a number of children that requires surgeries for a wide array of medical problems. Our last push before Christmas as we want all of our little patients to have a healthy and happy ... Read More
November 17, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

12

Nov2022
We are proud to be part of the first Pediatric Surgical ward in the Province of Mpumalanga that was recently established by Dr Motloung at Rob Ferreira Hospital. Finally our children have a first world pediatric surgical unit that can assist them! Read more:https://youtu.be/81cLJhRCDvs
November 12, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

02

Nov2022
Babies and toddlers! We are nearing our five thousandth (5 000’th) baby pack that we hand out to specifically babies and toddlers. Babies have very specific needs and simply giving baby milk is not enough, as every mother out there knows all too well. Being able to help little people new to the ... Read More
November 2, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

01

Nov2022
Pediatric surgical ward nearing completion!! After a huge effort by many volunteers to completely repaint the newly established Pediatric surgical ward at Rob Ferreira Hospital it looks brand new. The murals throughout the unit is absolutely stunning thanks to many very talented artists spending days painting the murals and the result is ... Read More
November 1, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

30

Oct2022
KLCBT Philanthropy awards 2022 Our Founder and CEO, Doctor Andre Hattingh received the highly prestigious KLCBT Philanthropy award during a Gala black tie dinner at the Emnotweni Casino on the 28th November 2022, and it was awarded to him  by the Kruger Lowveld Chamber of Business and Tourism as outstanding Philanthropist ... Read More
October 30, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

17

Oct2022
A new surgical unit is being born!!! Dr Elliot Motloung a Pediatric surgeon now based in Nelspruit, has launched the first paediatric surgical ward in Mpumalanga at Rob Ferreira Hospital. We desperately need such a facility in Mpumalanga, and we offered to help to develop the new Pead surgical unit that will ... Read More
October 17, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

10

Oct2022
Read more: https://magazines.dischem.co.za/spring-2022-october/?page=20
October 10, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

19

Sep2022
Read more:https://lowvelder.co.za/797185/team-of-doctors-saves-bushbuckridge-10-year-olds-life/
September 19, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

18

Sep2022
Urgent facelift and TLC required!!! A new Paediatric surgical ward has been established at Rob Ferraira Hospital under a brilliant Pediatric surgeon and friend Dr Elliot Motloung. Hospitals are very scary places for kids and we need your help to make it kid friendly and beautiful please….! The sounds alone are enough ... Read More
September 18, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

15

Sep2022
Ambulance transfer!!! ER 24 ambulance service assisted us Pro Bona to transfer the young boy that underwent a Splenectomy and  Meso-Rex shunt graft at Kiaat Private Hospital in Nelspruit, back to Rob Ferreira Hospital for his post op recovery. Our young man looked good and in great spirits when I saw him ... Read More
September 15, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

14

Sep2022
Read more:https://lowvelder.co.za/796882/pediatric-care-africa-facilitates-surgery-for-little-pretoria-girl-in-mbombela/  
September 14, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

13

Sep2022
Read more: https://mylowveld.net/pediatric-care-africa-facilitates-life-changing-surgery-for-little-boy/?fbclid=IwAR0HsPHegmPaHWmu6EAiEvt1PuMMjj8yrRCalfyIBAAB-D1vVLyR3wkHV18  
September 13, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

10

Sep2022
Life saving surgery!! A young boy suffering from Portal Hypertension a life threatening condition, received surgery at Kiaat Private Hospital in Nelspruit. He required a Splenectomy (Removal of the spleen) and a Rex shunt to bring his condition under control. Meso-Rex shunt (MRS) is a surgical procedure that restores physiological portal venous blood ... Read More
September 10, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

08

Sep2022
Successful mayor surgery!! To date, this was one of the largest and most complex surgeries Pediatric Care Africa has been involved in. This little boy was born with Hirschsprung’s disease and received major complex abdominal surgery today, that will greatly improve his quality of life! Only three years old, he was super ... Read More
September 8, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

02

Sep2022
A little insight in what we do!! We at Pediatric care Africa are taking care of our children, when nobody else can or want to…! Click on the link below for a short real life video of what we do, who we are and how we do what we do! https://youtu.be/9xZMS11-6OM
September 2, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

27

Aug2022
Surgery! This young patient had to travel all the way from Pretoria to Busamed Lowveld Private Hospital in Nelspruit for her surgeries. Having suffered for a number of years with her tonsils and throat infections, we arranged for her to undergo a tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy simultaneously to relieve her suffering. Our little girl ... Read More
August 27, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

26

Aug2022
8 tons of food!! We braved the ice cold weather to deliver over 8 tons of fruit, vegetables and food parcels to people and children in food distress the las two weeks or so, with some children relying solely on us for their cereal and baby food. Thanks to Crossing Nelspruit and ... Read More
August 26, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

22

Aug2022
Thank you Cambridge Academy!!! Cambridge Academy in eMalahleni (Witbank) recently held a fundraiser for us, to assist children in food distress by collecting food and all things little children need to thrive. Absolutely awesome, and we wish to sincerely thank the staff and learners at Cambridge Academy for what they have done ... Read More
August 22, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

10

Aug2022
As Covid 19 restrictions are behind us, we are trying to catch up with children’s surgeries and in August so far, 3 children will be receiving surgeries at respectively Busamed Lowveld Private Hospital and Kiaat Private Hospital in Nelspruit Mpumalanga. We wish to thank Crossing Nelspruit, the centre that is the ... Read More
August 10, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

27

Jul2022
Vitamin C in winter!! Twypack packhouse has blessed us with 2 tons of delicious nartjies, a very important source of Vit C and fibre. Absolutely irresistible, I couldn’t stop eating them every time we stop for a delivery…..I call it quality controlJ Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, is necessary for the ... Read More
July 27, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

27

Jul2022
Specialist surgery! We received a call for assistance for a 3 year old that was born with Hirschsprung’s disease and had a diverting colostomy done. We took the small patient to see Specialist paediatric surgeon Dr Elliot Motloung at Riverside medical Centre in Nelspruit, who did a thorough investigation and examination and ... Read More
July 27, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

15

Jul2022
5 weeks ago, I handed my beloved Harley Davidson Road King over to Anthony Delpaul of Freedom Motorcycles Mbombela, as she was in need of TLC after travelling around South Africa 3 times on our annual "Ride for a child" 7000km charity motorbike ride and visiting orphanages and children around ... Read More
July 15, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

11

Jul2022
2017 until now!! 5 years, 6 months and 8 days ago since Pediatric care Africa assisted its first child in food distress… Since inception we have delivered the equivalent of 2.3million meals in food parcel form, 4290 tins of baby formula, and 8570 packets of baby porridge/cereal to babies, toddlers and children ... Read More
July 11, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

05

Jul2022
Second Golf day!!! With the Covid restrictions finally behind us Pediatric Care Africa held its 2nd Charity golf day at White River Country Club in White River in conjunction with Audi Centre Mbombela, Alan Hudson Motors, & @VW Group of Dealer as our main sponsors for the day. Thank you to all ... Read More
July 5, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

02

Jul2022
READ MORE: https://lowvelder.co.za/787732/pca-facilitates-flu-vaccines-for-katoen/
July 2, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

28

Jun2022
No kid hungry!! As part of our “no kid hungry” campaign we are supplying and delivering food to dozens of small children twice a month in an attempt to prevent them from starving and or becoming growth stunted. One would think that children are starving in far off lands and in countries ... Read More
June 28, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

24

Jun2022
Needles and kids!! As part of our continuous medical care to the children in our area, we had our first “flu injection” drive at Katoen in White River, whereby all the children and a number of Senior Citizens received their annual flu injections and a sweetie parcel. As I apparently count as ... Read More
June 24, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

13

Jun2022
Warm smiles! With a cold front on the way from Cape Town and over a hundred persons that requested and required blankets, we had to get going as the blankets requests was spread over a large area. The blanket delivery’s coincided with our scheduled baby food deliveries. Baby & Toddler food parcels ... Read More
June 13, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

06

Jun2022
Blankets and cold children!!! Sizabantu Piping Systems in Nelspruit are celebrating their 20th birthday, and as part of their birthday celebrations launched a blanket drive to collect blankets for children and adults and invited us at Pediatric care Africa to join them in their effort. On Saturday we delivered over 300 blankets ... Read More
June 6, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

30

May2022
Flu season and empty tummies!!   It seems like the flu season is upon us, with us receiving many more calls from anxious Mothers asking for medical assistance for their children.   Mondays are especially hectic as we not only need to get sick children to Doctors, but it is also the scheduled day ... Read More
May 30, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

23

May2022
Freezing temperatures! Hundreds of people especially the elderly and children is facing a bitter cold winter with no way to stay or sleep warm. This winter is predicted to be very cold, especially on the Mpumalanga highveld areas, with many people living and sleeping without blankets….. In partnership with Sizabantu Piping Systems in ... Read More
May 23, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

14

May2022
Thank You!! Thank you to Dr. Ackerman our go to Orthopaedic surgeon in Nelspruit and Neil our go to Orthotist at Kiaat Hospital, for your help with the little boy we brought to you. Your kindness and care towards the little 2 year old is much appreciated. We had an extremely busy ... Read More
May 14, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

03

May2022
Toddlers and babies! A new month and on Friday the first of a number of children in different areas of Mbombela in food distress, received their bi-weekly or monthly food, consisting of Nido, Cerelac, baby milk, A+pap and veggies for soup depending on their ages. This is a ongoing and a huge ... Read More
May 3, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

25

Apr2022
Medical Outreach! On Saturday the 23rd of April we conducted a medical outreach at the Magalela informal settlement 10km outside of White river on the Hazyview road. Magalela is home to roughly 360 people and we have been serving this community for over 4 years now with regular medical assistance and ... Read More
April 25, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

14

Apr2022
Time for Easter bunnies!!! We are rushing to get the last sick kids to the Doctor and baby food to babies and toddlers before the long Easter weekend. Thank you Neil, the orthotist at Kiaat Hospital and Dr Corne Ackerman for always helping the children we bring to you. "Poverty is a very ... Read More
April 14, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

05

Apr2022
Thank you for my full tummy!!! We are able to feed a large number of babies, toddlers and younger children on a sustainable basis and supply them with age appropriate food and nappies, thanks to the very kind support of GB2C. With almost half of our population unemployed, food insecurity is a ... Read More
April 5, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

29

Mar2022
Our CEO, Dr. Andre is an accomplished author of a number of books and research papers. In 2014 Dr. Andre concluded and completed a research paper on "Prevalence of Salmonella typhi and paratyphi infected children in the Democratic republic of Congo". In 2016 he wrote a 187 page textbook on the "Guidelines ... Read More
March 29, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

28

Mar2022
Read more: https://lowvelder.co.za/775614/doc-writes-cook-book-after-many-travels/
March 28, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

24

Mar2022
What a week......!! A dozen kids needed to be taken to private Doctors for treatment, with many new requests pouring in for baby food and food for bigger children alike…! With an estimated 2 million people having lost their jobs during and due to Covid 19, since March 2020 according to Pres ... Read More
March 24, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

03

Mar2022
Read more: https://lowvelder.co.za/772613/pca-will-arrive-back-from-7-000km-trip-this-weekend/
March 3, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

02

Mar2022
St Thomas Home For Children visit in Durban 2 March 2022! Whilst in Durban we visited St. Thomas' Home for Children and was greeted by hordes of excited children and staff on our arrival. Pick n Pay Musgrave donated R10 000-00 worth of goodies to the orphanage ranging from toiletries to food. ... Read More
March 2, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

01

Mar2022
Radio Laeveld interview with Dr Hattingh 1 March 2022.   Pediatric Care Africa se “Ride for a Child”-fondsinsamelingsprojek staan al amper einde se kant toe. Die motorfietsryers is op ‘n 7 000 km rit om geld in te samel om mediese sorg aan behoeftige kinders te voorsien. Dr. André Hattingh sê hulle het ongelooflike ... Read More
March 1, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

28

Feb2022
Three quarters on our Ride for a Child trip around South Africa We are about three quarters on our trip around South Africa on our annual 7000km motorcycle ride to the reach the most Northern, Southern, Western and Easten parts of South Africa to draw a circle around the children of ... Read More
February 28, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

26

Feb2022
Busy Busy Busy!! Life must go on with Dr Andre still on the 7000km charity motorbike fundraising tour around South Africa, having reached the most southern point of Africa at Cape Agulhas. Calls for help are streaming in, with our secretary having to deal with over 200 WhatsApp’s on Monday alone. Children had ... Read More
February 26, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

21

Feb2022
Dr Andre Hattingh and team Ride for a Child SABC 2 interview!   Watch here: https://youtu.be/Zl8QCPLUtYo
February 21, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

16

Feb2022
Most Northern point towards Vryburg via Rustenburg!! The team arrived in Vryburg yesterday and had a very busy schedule, travelling from Rustenburg to Koster then on to Lichtenburg where we met Connie Conradie and a number of bike riders. After a interview with a very friendly newspaper reporter we drove to Mafikeng ... Read More
February 16, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

14

Feb2022
Most Northern point! Today doc Andre and Lazyja reached Beitbridge border post, our most Northern point on the route around South Africa!
February 14, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

07

Feb2022
With only a few days left before we depart on our epic 7000km motorbike ride, we have so much still to organize that we are all in a semi state of low grade panic....😬 My bike is with Freedom Motorcycles Mbombela in Nelspruit, with Anthony Delpaul the owner, having to especially ... Read More
February 7, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

29

Jan2022
Read more: https://www.zoutpansberger.co.za/articles/newsflash/55494/2022-01-29/charity-bike-ride-to-help-children-in-need-of-surgery  
January 29, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

28

Jan2022
0  
by Joyce Crompvoets / / Latest News
Read more: https://www.talkofthetown.co.za/2022/01/28/ride-for-a-child-7000km-charity-motorbike-ride-to-pass-through-pa-next-month/  
January 28, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

23

Jan2022
Read more: https://www.facebook.com/158345657516798/posts/7382816608402964/?sfnsn=scwspwa
January 23, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

22

Jan2022
Read more: https://bit.ly/21jan2022-noordwester
January 22, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

21

Jan2022
The Secret to Happiness Is Helping Others! I was lucky enough to meet this beautiful 3 week old little girl when I delivered food to her grandparents who is looking after her. This little girl and others like her is the reason why Pediatric care Africa exist, and we feel privileged to ... Read More
January 21, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

18

Jan2022
Read more:  https://www.netwerk24.com/netwerk24/Nuus/Mense/arts-pak-7-000-km-op-harley-vir-siek-kinders-aan-20220118
January 18, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

17

Jan2022
Hectic first week after our holidays! “Hectic” is the description that spring to mind to describe our first week back in the office after our Christmas break. Children needed to be taken to Doctors, Specialists and clinics and dozens of small children required urgent baby food deliveries after the Christmas break as ... Read More
January 17, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

06

Jan2022
New vehicle!!! Thanks to donors from the Netherlands, Pediatric care Africa purchased a Land Cruiser single cab for use in disasters, food deliveries and getting to far off places and reach people in distress where a heavy duty 4x4 is required. The Lowveld Nomads sponsored the branding of the vehicle, it is ... Read More
January 6, 2022Joyce Crompvoets

17

Dec2021
Christmas rush! Our Christmas rush is in full swing as we are rushing to have all sick children seen by Doctors before they close for the holidays, and making sure that all babies receive their baby milk to last them until January 2022 and off course all the children and toddlers that ... Read More
December 17, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

26

Nov2021
Stop violence against woman and children! We support the “Stop violence against woman and children campaign” as we as men are supposed to protect our children and wife’s. Real men do not attack a defenceless child or a woman…… Pediatric care Africa support our woman and children and their right to be safe. Children ... Read More
November 26, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

18

Nov2021
Baby food for December! Thanks to the generosity of GB2C once again, we collected a large amount of baby food at Crossing SuperSpar Nelspruit yesterday😄 As the demand for baby food grow due to parents becoming more and more unable to feed their babies and children, we are delivering record amounts of ... Read More
November 18, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

16

Nov2021
Gifted by the Nomads Lowveld Nomads hosted their annual Andrew Mentis golf day at the prestigious Matumi Golf Lodge in Nelspruit on Sunday, and have gifted 3 local NGO’s with a very welcome and handsome amount of R150 000-00 each. The Nomads Lowveld had raised the funds throughout the year. Pediatric ... Read More
November 16, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

09

Nov2021
Charity Golf Day at White River Country Club! Friday the 5th November we had our charity golf day at White River Country Club and what a absolute success it was. With 112 golfers playing on an immaculate golf course in perfect albeit hot weather, the teams pulled out all stops and produced ... Read More
November 9, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

08

Nov2021
Our kids!
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Our Kids!! With the festive season looming large on the horizon and schools closing soon we are working full steam to get all sick children at their medical appointments before things shut down for the Christmas holidays. As many children receive their only meal at school, we are concerned that many children ... Read More
November 8, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

27

Oct2021
Kids and Moms! With very welcome rain falling over Mpumalanga, we are hard at work getting sick children to their Doctors appointments and responding to calls from desperate mothers who can not feed their babies and toddlers. Thank you Joyce who spends hours in Doctors consulting rooms. Joyce is our very hardworking ... Read More
October 27, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

22

Oct2021
Myringotomy!! This very friendly 3 year old boy underwent a successful Myringotomy at Busamed Lowveld Private Hospital in Nelspruit after suffering from his ears for a long time, causing him to be hard of hearing. Thank you very much to Dr Smook a renowned ENT surgeon in Nelspruit, Dr Sias Willemse a ... Read More
October 22, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

15

Oct2021
Reaching out! The last week or so has been unusually busy for us, with many children requiring Doctors’ visits. A child was send from Mbombela for urgent medical treatment and surgery to a Johannesburg Hospital and another child was scheduled for surgery at Busamed in Nelspruit next week. We also delivered a ... Read More
October 15, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

04

Oct2021
Brave girl!! This brave little girl who is suffering from Progressive Dystonia, is giving a thumbs up before going to theatre in Pretoria for a in theatre procedure to her legs. We are happy to announce that all went splendidly and that our little girl is doing great. She will go through extensive ... Read More
October 4, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

28

Sep2021
Not the easiest of times! The desperate phone calls from mothers to our office asking for medical help or food for their small children never stops, as parents desperately struggle to make ends meet and to find a job, any type of job anywhere, to ... Read More
September 28, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

17

Sep2021
Fighting malnutrition! In our perpetual fight against child hunger and malnutrition we visited a number of areas in Mpumalanga, to deliver baby food to dozens of babies and toddlers depending on us for food. The kiddies received tins of age appropriate baby milk, Nestum baby food and Pro nutro for toddlers. Later ... Read More
September 17, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

09

Sep2021
Babies matter! It is with a sigh of relief that we received this very welcome and desperately needed baby food donation from GB2C. Children are very vulnerable and may suffer from stunted growth if they do not receive enough food. Stunting is largely irreversible and a child cannot recover height in the same ... Read More
September 9, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

01

Sep2021
Baby food and Genesis! Over 500 days since lockdown in all its degrees and forms started in South Africa. We are struggling to keep up with the continues and increasing demand from people and children in sometimes severe food distress, and in many cases it is not through their own actions, but ... Read More
September 1, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

23

Aug2021
Funds raised...! This beautiful 7 year old girl, suffers from Progressive Dystonia and requires a in theatre procedure to both her legs. Her Procedure will be done by Prof Ruan Goller a renowned Pediatric Orthopaedic surgeon. A little while ago we asked for donations to help with this little girls procedure as ... Read More
August 23, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

20

Aug2021
Read more: https://lowvelder.co.za/744937/abandoned-baby-given-new-chance-at-life-2/    
August 20, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

19

Aug2021
Jam squash and food! Origin farms at the Kruger Mpumalanga International airport gifted us with a load of fresh Gem squash and baby cabbage. We went directly from the farm to deliver the vegetables and other food parcels to people in need to ensure they receive it “vars van die plaas”. Thank you ... Read More
August 19, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

17

Aug2021
Genesis nutritional products! Soli-Deo-Gloria Care Centre Lydenburg received Genesis Nutritional Products, Baby food, reusable nappies, vegetables and books from us to help the children based at the care centre. Each Genesis meal contains 55 key nutrients, including a combination of 23 vitamins and minerals, 19 Amino acids, Omega-3, Omega-6, as well the ... Read More
August 17, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

16

Aug2021
A few days old! This little few day old baby was left in a public bathroom and was seemingly abandoned by his Mother, and needed a helping hand. After taking him to our “go to” Doctor for a thorough check up, we gifted him clothing, nappies, baby milk and things that little ... Read More
August 16, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

03

Aug2021
Surgery required! This 3 month old boy requires specialist surgery to his foot that can not be performed in Nelspruit and he was referred to a Hospital in Pretoria. Helping this little man is our priority, as he most certainly deserves the best medical treatment available to ensure he has a normal ... Read More
August 3, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

01

Aug2021
Read more: https://lowvelder.co.za/742957/pediatric-patients-patience-rewarded-thanks-to-some-caring-friends/
August 1, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

28

Jul2021
Baby milk and food! Many mothers rely solely on us to provide and assist their toddlers and babies with baby milk and food as many children are pre school, and does not receive a school meal like their elder brothers and sisters may receive. To prevent starvation and stunting of small children ... Read More
July 28, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

28

Jul2021
Read more:https://mylowveld.net/mandela-day-cheer-for-disadvantaged-children/
July 28, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

22

Jul2021
Surgeries and medicine! Thanks to Busamed Lowveld Private Hospital and Dr Smook, a renowned ENT in Nelspruit one of our boys is receiving his long awaited surgery today, but that is only the start. One boy suffering from Cerebral palsy received his special Madiba buggy at StepMed whilst another boy had to ... Read More
July 22, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

21

Jul2021
Massive cold front and 450 blankets!! With a massive cold front approaching we handed out whatever baby blankets we had available, that we received from Marilyn Bassin of the Boikanyo, The Dion Herson Foundation and managed to help around 90 smaller children with protection against the extreme cold approaching, thank you ... Read More
July 21, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

20

Jul2021
Level 4, Mandela day and hungry children! Due to Covid lockdown restrictions and our awareness of the increase in Covid 19 positive cases in our area, Mandela day was a much more quiet and subdued affair this year. Sorry about that Kids, hopefully next year we can get back to normal ... Read More
July 20, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

07

Jul2021
July 7, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

01

Jul2021
Level 4 lockdown again, and with it come a huge increase in persons requiring food assistance as many person are employed in the Liquor and restaurant industry and is not working at the moment. Loaded with one ton of food and vegetables and many tins of baby milk and baby food ... Read More
July 1, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

29

Jun2021
Little girl! This beautiful 7 year old girl, suffers from Progressive Dystonia and requires a in theatre procedure to both her legs in Pretoria. Her Procedure will be done by Prof Ruan Goller an Orthopaedic surgeon. The procedure is rather expensive and due to the high cost we have to fundraise R30 ... Read More
June 29, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

22

Jun2021
Baby food!! We received a large and very welcome donation of baby food and baby milk from GB2C, and started with distribution immediately as we had a number of anxious mothers pleading for baby food for their little ones. So many small children are in danger of becoming victims of hunger as ... Read More
June 22, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

21

Jun2021
Read more:https://lowvelder.co.za/733897/medical-volunteers-aid-in-outreach-to-community/
June 21, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

15

Jun2021
Medical Outreach On Saturday we had a medical outreach at the Brondal informal settlement about 22km outside of Nelspruit, where mothers were invited to bring their children to be seen by a group of volunteers Doctors and Specialists. Dozens of children was attended to and with medicine in hand, each mother received ... Read More
June 15, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

11

Jun2021
Blankets by the hundreds! We started with the distribution of the 500 brand new blankets that were donated by Crossing Nelspruit Centre, The Square Nelspruit and Valley Hyper Shopping Centre (opposite Valencia Wholesalers). People are exceptionally grateful for the blankets as many persons that benefitted from our blanket drive today, have only ... Read More
June 11, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

09

Jun2021
Successful procedure! We were informed that this young boy had his procedure successfully done this morning in Johannesburg by Dr Dean Gersun a well-known ENT specialist, and we are very pleased that he can now look forward to a happy normal life. Thank you very much Dr Gersun, you are this boy ... Read More
June 9, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

02

Jun2021
Dr Johan  Eksteen A full day at the Doctors offices including these two young gentleman who needed to see an Ophthalmologist. Dr Johan Eksteen is a renowned eye specialist at Busamed in Nelspruit, and he assisted us with these two young gentleman, who needed his specialist attention and care. Thank you very much ... Read More
June 2, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

01

Jun2021
Healing well! A follow up today with Dr Corne Ackermann, a well known Orthopaedic surgeon in Nelspruit revealed that this young man is healing up nicely and will be as good as new in a few weeks’ time. Great news and we wish to thank Dr Ackerman for her kindness to this ... Read More
June 1, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

28

May2021
https://www.sabcnews.com/sabcnews/pediatric-trauma-an-importantpublic-health-problem-worldwide-national-library-of-medicine/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/1641000102632008/permalink/3990784824320179/?sfnsn=scwspwa https://www.netwerk24.com/Nuus/Algemeen/dokter-op-sy-john-deere-bring-hoop-vir-boere-20210512 https://www.facebook.com/158345657516798/posts/6016187288399243/?sfnsn=scwspwa https://lovinglifetv.com/live-meet-the-doctor-who-drove-2500km-on-a-tractor-to-draw-attention-to-farm-murders-in-south-africa/ https://www.nwkarena.co.za/2021/05/06/nwk-retail-en-meganisasie-steun-bewusmaking-oor-plaasmoorde/ 
May 28, 2021Duke

25

May2021
Thank you! Thank you to Origin farms and SPAR Lowveld DC in Nelspruit for your very welcome and needed donations. We received 100 x 2k bags of rice from SPAR DC and a whole load of Brinjals and jam squash from Origin farm at the Kruger International airport. The vegetables was distributed straight ... Read More
May 25, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

24

May2021
Surgery confirmed! We have very good news in that Milan is confirmed for his surgical procedure with Dr Dean Gersun a well known ENT specialist in Johannesburg on the 4th June 2021. We are very happy for Milan and want to express our sincerest thanks and gratitude to Dr Gursun for helping ... Read More
May 24, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

22

May2021
With Covid regulations and the sad state of the economy biting deep in our communities, hundreds of people require food assistance simply to survive. For many people that is unable to find employment the food parcels they receive from us, is the ONLY food they have to eat, with many families ... Read More
May 22, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

19

May2021
Doctors!! With the tractor ride behind us, it is shoulders to the wheel with many children requiring medical treatment and care. Covid-19 has caused many thousands of persons to loose their jobs and income, and can not afford to pay for their children’s doctor’s appointments any longer. Pediatric care Africa believes that every ... Read More
May 19, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

18

May2021
Winter! As the temperature falls, the demand for food parcels sky rocket. Today we delivered around one ton of food parcels to individual persons in food distress in our community. Due to the generous support of GB2C we are managing to keep many tummy’s fed and keeping children from becoming growth stunted ... Read More
May 18, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

16

May2021
Watch this:https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=2aENHCs4lSE&feature=youtu.be
May 16, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

15

May2021
Read more: https://lowvelder.co.za/729119/pca-tractor-on-its-way-back-to-white-river/  
May 15, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

10

May2021
A busy week! Whilst Dr Andre Hattingh is driving a tractor for 2500km in an attempt to raise funds for surgeries, we at Pediatric care Africa was hard at work handing out baby food and winter blankets to children to protect them against the winter chill. Children need to be taken to ... Read More
May 10, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

09

May2021
New braces arrived!! A short while ago we appealed for assistance to pay for this little girls new braces, and Skankane Transport donated R10 000-00 and GB2C (Giving back to the Community) of Crossing Nelspruit shopping centre donated the outstanding amount of R10 628-00 towards the braces. The big day arrived and ... Read More
May 9, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

02

May2021
We are ready to ride. We are starting our first "On Track-tor" 2500km tractor ride through 5 provinces on Sunday morning 09h00 the 2nd May from Pick n Pay Family White River at White River Square in White River. We are dedicating this tractor ride to collect funds for the medical treatment ... Read More
May 2, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

26

Apr2021
New World record!! Chris Batts (Radio Hi 5 Stereo), a 62 year old multi world record holder, made history when he flipped a 85kg Bulldozer Tyre, barefoot 1001 (one thousand and one) times to set a new world record, and all in aid of Pediatric care Africa. Once he reached 1000 flips ... Read More
April 26, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

23

Apr2021
Read more: https://www.backabuddy.co.za/gabriel-care
April 23, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

22

Apr2021
Our children!! We experienced a very busy week, with many children requiring medical treatment and Mothers asking for baby food for their babies and food for their children. With winter knocking on the door we expect a few very busy months ahead. Stay safe folks, and take care of each other. ... Read More
April 22, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

21

Apr2021
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by Joyce Crompvoets / / Latest News
Fall festival and market! With the assistance of Kelley Wampach and the White River Square centre management who organized the very first Fall Festival and Market at White River square shopping centre in White River recently, for the benefit of Pediatric care Africa, and what a fantastic event it was!! With TJ ... Read More
April 21, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

20

Apr2021
Read more: https://ridgetimes.co.za/256225/doctor-to-drive-2-500km-on-a-tractor-with-trailer-for-charity/?noapp=true
April 20, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

20

Apr2021
Feeding the hungry! It is said that it takes a village to raise a child, and that is true. Thanks to the continuous and generous donations from GB2C for non-perishable food and maizemeal (Giving back to the Community) and Spar Lowveld Distribution Centre in Nelspruit for the +A Fortified porridge, children and ... Read More
April 20, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

19

Apr2021
Read more: https://lowvelder.co.za/726241/spar-lowveld-helps-fill-young-tummies-donating-porridge-to-pca/
April 19, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

19

Apr2021
Thank you Skankane Transport! Thank you Skankane transport for your wonderful R10 000-00 donation towards purchasing this little girls braces, we are now halfway there thanks to your generosity. A set of Orthotic braces for this little girl costs over R20 628-00 per set, and she needs braces if she is to ... Read More
April 19, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

18

Apr2021
Buggies and a changed life! We received a very valuable and much needed donation of 4 Buggies for severely disabled children, such as children suffering from Cerebral Palsy. Marilyn Bassin (Boikanyo, The Dion Herson Foundation) gifted us with 4 buggies and lots of Madiba blankets (67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela Day) for ... Read More
April 18, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

13

Apr2021
Hunger relief! Thanks to Origin farms near the Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport in Nelspruit, we received a few hundred Kilograms of very needed and welcome vegetables. This very  generous donation made it possible for us to distribute it to a few areas where people experience serious food insecurity. We also delivered a few ... Read More
April 13, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

11

Apr2021
Little girl receives a saddle!! This beautiful little girl suffers from a rare life altering disease that not only affected her muscles but also severely affected her eye sight. Physiotherapy to strengthen the muscles alone is not enough and she urgently requires a set of Orthotic braces that costs over R20 628-00 ... Read More
April 11, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

07

Apr2021
World record attempt in White River!! A World record attempt in White river Mpumalanga, at the White River Crossing shopping centre on Saturday the 24th April 2021. Chris Batts of Radio Hi 5 Stereo, a very well-known radio personality and the holder of no less than 30 world records, is going to ... Read More
April 7, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

06

Apr2021
Easter and sick children! Thank you very much Dr Smook, a renowned ENT at Busamed Lowveld Private Hospital and Dr Smit a World class Paediatrician at Mediclinic and the folks of The Local Choice Pharmacy Village Nelspruit for your kindness to the kids we brought to you for help. Your schedules are ... Read More
April 6, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

01

Apr2021
Read more: https://www.dorpsraadmaashees.nl/
April 1, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

30

Mar2021
Monday blues! Between Doctor’s visits and delivering food to Betty's Haven, it was a hectic Monday for us at Pediatric care Africa. “Betty”, the Matriarch of “Betty’s Haven children’s home” in Nelspruit passed away unexpectedly recently, leaving the orphanage in a vulnerable position. They house and take care of roughly 12 children ... Read More
March 30, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

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Mar2021
After 1 year of Covid 19! It feels like a lifetime, but it is only 1 year since our lives were turned upside down by a Virus named Covid 19 and in South Africa and for South Africans, the end is not in sight….. Thousands and thousands of our people requires assistance ... Read More
March 28, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

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Mar2021
Read more: https://lowvelder.co.za/722726/pca-thanks-all-involved-for-successful-aid-mission/
March 20, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

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Mar2021
Many persons in food distress! With Covid regulations and the sad state of the economy biting deep in our communities, hundreds of people require food assistance simply to survive. For many people that is unable to find employment the food parcels they receive from us, is the ONLY food they have to ... Read More
March 13, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

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Mar2021
Read more: https://northcoastcourier.co.za/167542/for-the-love-of-orphans-and-children-in-need-these-bikers-take-to-the-streets-of-south-africa/
March 11, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

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Mar2021
Very busy! Lock down or no lock down, rain or shine people need assistance from us, and this week so far has been especially busy with Doctors visits and food deliveries to persons in food distress and who doesn’t have money to buy baby food for their little ones. Disease and hunger ... Read More
March 11, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

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Mar2021
7036 km!!! 7036km was the official total distance we travelled around South Africa in 21 days on the epic annual “Ride for a child” charity motorbike ride to collect money for children’s medical care and surgeries. A long distance on a motorbike in the rain, wind, sun and even the tail end ... Read More
March 10, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

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Mar2021
Read more: https://lowvelder.co.za/721476/pca-to-ride-from-st-lucia-to-mbombela/  
March 5, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

05

Mar2021
St. Lucia at last. St Lucia at last, and our last waypoint travelling around South Africa before turning north- east to go home. I travelled over 6300 km so far with André, and Kevin on their motorcycles and Sarel driving our backup vehicle. What an absolute awesome team and friends they ... Read More
March 5, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

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Mar2021
Read more: https://lowvelder.co.za/721373/pca-returns-to-the-lowveld-after-biking-across-south-africa-for-charity/
March 5, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

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Mar2021
St Thomas children's home! During our stay over in Durban on our charity motorbike ride around South Africa, we visited the St. Thomas' Home for Children children’s home to bring a little cheer and excitement into their lives. Due to Covid regulations we could not give them rides on our motorbikes as ... Read More
March 4, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

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Mar2021
Read more: https://www.talkofthetown.co.za/2021/03/01/ride-for-a-child-bikers-roll-into-town/
March 3, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

01

Mar2021
Read more: https://www.talkofthetown.co.za/2021/03/01/ride-for-a-child-bikers-roll-into-town/
March 1, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

01

Mar2021
Such generosity!! We spend Friday evening at the very elegant Apple and Spice Guesthouse in George and we had a delicious dinner with Jake and Annie the owners who just so happen to be a bike owner himself. Travelling from George on Saturday morning to Port Elizabeth we were accompanied by around ... Read More
March 1, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

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Feb2021
Kouga-Express Wees deel van pitstop kuier vir motorfiets konvooi 24 Feb 2021 Read more: https://www.netwerk24.com/ZA/Kouga-Express/wees-deel-van-pitstop-kuier-vir-motorfiets-konvooi-20210224-2  
February 28, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

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Feb2021
Ride for a Child 2021 Day 12 -13
February 26, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

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Feb2021
Read more: https://www.georgeherald.com/News/Article/General/ride-for-a-child-s-medical-care-202102250544
February 25, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

25

Feb2021
Ride for a Child Cape Town - Day 9, 10 and 11 Cape town is our half way mark! Arriving in Cape town after 9 days on the road and having successfully visited the most Northern point on our route at the Beit Bridge border post and border to Zimbabwe and the ... Read More
February 25, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

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Feb2021
Extreme need! The need for medical treatment for children is growing daily with a high demand for sick children to see our Doctors, as the economy worsens more and more parents can no longer provide medical assistance for their children as they become unemployed and loose their medical aid benefits and ... Read More
February 24, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

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Feb2021
Ride for a Child 2021 Day 8,9 and 10 Tough riding to SA's most Western point! Port Nolloth to Alexander Bay then onwards to Lambert’s bay via Springbok was our toughest ride to date and a distance of 740km in fresh to very strong winds that made riding conditions difficult. The sporadic strong ... Read More
February 23, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

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Feb2021
Ride for a child day 6 Vryburg - Upington Visiting an orphanage!! We received a hero’s welcome from the Kalahari mall and Woolworths Kalahari mall in Upington this morning and was given “happy socks” to wear as Friday is happy sock day at Woolworths Kalahari mall in Uppington where all the Woolworths ... Read More
February 20, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

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Feb2021
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Honour and respect!!! Pediatric care Africa is busy with their 2nd 6967km ride for a child charity ride around South Africa to raise money and awareness for children’s surgeries. This year we hope to raise enough funds for 70 surgeries for children in South Africa. Approaching Vryburg yesterday from direction Lichtenburg we ... Read More
February 18, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

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Feb2021
Ride for a Child 2021 Ellisras - Rustenburg Day 3 and sunshine...! Day three of our annual “Ride for a Child” charity bike ride and we departed from Ellisras (Lephalale) onwards to Rustenburg via Thabazimbi in sunshine and the roads and scenery was great making this part of the tour our collective ... Read More
February 17, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

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Feb2021
Ride for a Child 2021 Day 2 Louis Trichardt - Ellisras Thunderstorms and potholes! Arriving at our first overnight stop at Lalapanzi Hotel about 20km before Louis Trichardt we were met by a group of bikers who came out to meet us and to our surprise Major Mandesa Mfeka (#wingedspanner) one of ... Read More
February 16, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

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Feb2021
Ride for a Child 2021 White River - Louis Trichardt And we go.... Getting up at the crack of dawn the sky looked bleak and rainy and we expected a wet start to our 21 day charity motorbike ride. We left White River on schedule with a police motorbike escort who escorted us ... Read More
February 15, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

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Feb2021
Sick kids!
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Sick kids! So many sick kids and so little funds.. Pediatric care Africa was asked for help and medical assistance by a number of parents and organizations yesterday and we spend our day running from one Medical appointment to another. Dr’s Smit and Dr Reyneke we thank you for your kindness to the ... Read More
February 12, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

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Feb2021
Food parcels and new school shoes!!! With our annual “Ride for a Child” charity motorbike ride only a few days away, and a hundred things still to do and organise before we depart, we had to scramble to deliver everyone’s food parcels and new school shoes before we leave. School is starting ... Read More
February 11, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

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Feb2021
Stellalander - Vryburg; We welcome the second Ride for a Child tour that will travel through Vryburg on 17 and 18 February 2021 Read more: http://bit.ly/10feb2021-stellalander
February 11, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

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Jan2021
Cyclone assistance in 90% humidity! We travelled 6 hours from our base in White River to Tshedza and Vuvha villages in the north of Limpopo to assist the persons effected by Cyclone Eloise which caused damage to these villages leaving people in distress and in need of assistance. With roads dry enough ... Read More
January 29, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

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Jan2021
Compliments of the New Year, let’s make 2021 a great one!! Only 24 days left until our team goes on the open road to raise much needed funds for medical treatment and surgeries for children in need. To change a life and help us reach our goal please contact us today. ... Read More
January 22, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

21

Jan2021
Cyclone Eloise - alert! Pediatric care Africa is on full disaster alert and ready to respond to possible disaster areas in South Africa as tropical cyclone Eloise is set to intensify. Weather experts are warning South Africans to brace themselves for heavy rains over the next few days. The tropical system developed off ... Read More
January 21, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

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Jan2021
Day 300 of lockdown! Day 300 of the Covid 19 lockdown in South Africa and young and old alike are feeling the pressure. We at Pediatric care Africa are lending a helping hand to our local communities by providing continuous medical care to our children that needs it, and as our Communities ... Read More
January 20, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

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Jan2021
Magalela 100 families!! 100 families residing in Magalela informal settlement received their IDC (Industrial Development Corporation) sponsored food parcels today consisting of 24kg of food and eggs. Their vegetables was received separate. We have reached the end of our IDC food parcel distribution today and thanks to the very generous grant from ... Read More
January 15, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

13

Jan2021
Extreme heat and 3.6 tons of food to 150 families! We had a very early start on Tuesday 12th January as we had to deliver 3.6tons of food to Brondal, Msholozi and Katoen as our first major food delivery of 2021 to persons with food insecurity. The words “Food insecurity” sounds so ... Read More
January 13, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

12

Jan2021
Pediatric Care Africa Embarking on the 2nd “Ride for a child” charity motorbike ride. 14 Feb 2021 - 6 Mar 2021 A distance 6867Km AND 14 meters around the borders of South Africa Ride for a Child 2021 - Let's ride….! The 2nd Ride for a Child is around the corner. Travelling all around South Africa ... Read More
January 12, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

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Jan2021
Full steam ahead! Many parents simply don’t have money anymore to buy food for their children, and we are happy to help with baby food and nappies if we can. We reopened on the 4th January and got busy immediately supplying baby food to parents in need and arranging Doctors’ visits to ... Read More
January 6, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

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Jan2021
Hello daar almal Dit is Betty die “amptelike Afrikaanse gelukbringer en verslaggewer” van Pediatric Care Africa hier. Ek sal die Afrikaanse verslaggewing doen oor die 2de “Ride for a child”, liefdadigheids motorfiets rit om Suid Afrika wat afskop op die 14de Februarie 2021 vanaf White River Square in Witrivier Mpumalanga. Ek gaan vir ... Read More
January 5, 2021Joyce Crompvoets

29

Dec2020
Storm alert - Preparing for Chalane! Having caused massive flooding and heavy winds and killing 26 people in Madagascar a Tropical storm named Chalane is currently forecast to hit Mozambique on Wednesday 30th December 2020 at Beira. This is the same city that was devastated by Cyclone Idai two years ago. Some predictions ... Read More
December 29, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

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Dec2020
Read more: https://lowvelder.co.za/715353/pca-outreach-helps-families-in-katoen-and-kabokweni/
December 26, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

23

Dec2020
Read more: https://lowvelder.co.za/715364/father-christmas-visits-children-in-lydenburg/
December 23, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

23

Dec2020
Father Christmas and 112 tons of food! Father Christmas was very busy handing out presents to all the boys and girls at Soli deo Gloria care centre in Lydenburg today. The kids were very excited to see father Christmas appearing in their dining room without them knowing, and every child received two ... Read More
December 23, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

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Dec2020
Food for Christmas! Our food delivery today got off to a slow start due to heavy rain that we are very grateful for as things have been rather dry lately with much less rainfall than expected. We had a quick 30ml rain which was totally unexpected. A few hours behind schedule ... Read More
December 21, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

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Dec2020
6 weeks old boy received successful Surgery! An early Christmas present for this now 6 week old little boy’s parents, who underwent successful surgery to his pylorus muscle, after being diagnosed with Pyloric Stenosis and who urgently required a surgery called Pyloromyotomy. He had an electrolyte imbalance as well and received fluid ... Read More
December 19, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

18

Dec2020
Tons of food arriving!! We received our last food delivery from Golden  Harvest foods this morning as they are closing for the festive season. This large amount of food parcels and maize meal being delivered to us is part of the IDC (Industrial Development Corporation) food grant we received, that we are ... Read More
December 18, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

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Dec2020
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Another 4 tons of food delivered!! Today we delivered 4 tons of food parcels to 100 families in Magalela informal settlement near White river, and this was all made possible by the generous food grant given to us by IDC (Industrial Development Corporation). A very happy crowd gathered ID’s in hand and ... Read More
December 17, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

16

Dec2020
Pumas out and about!! Members of the Phakisa Pumas rugby team, Cassandra and the Pumas Mascot, spend Reconciliation day with us to hand out sweetie parcels and presents to children. We had a number of “super fans” both big and small, who was very excited to hear that the Pumas are popping ... Read More
December 16, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

15

Dec2020
We are going big this festive season as we received a very generous R427 000-00 food grant from IDC (Industrial Development Corporation) that goes towards the Covid-19 Relief project to assist people in food distress during the festive season and beyond. WeEach of the 100 families that received their food parcels ... Read More
December 15, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

11

Dec2020
Lowvelder 11 December 2020; Make it count this Christmas and help save little "Sami"! Read more: https://lowvelder.co.za/713641/make-it-count-this-christmas-and-help-save-little-sami/
December 11, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

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Dec2020
Thank you!!
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Thank you!!! With 2020 almost on its back, Pediatric care Africa honoured all the persons who assisted us, donated to us, gave their time to us and who made it possible for us at Pediatric care Africa to help thousands of people during 2020 and especially during Covid lockdown, by spoiling ... Read More
December 8, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

05

Dec2020
Fundraising started!! After this little girl called “Sami” that suffers from Neuroblastoma was seen and thoroughly examined by Dr Carine Smit a very respected Paediatrician at Mediclinic in Nelspruit, we were advised to seek urgent help for her in Pretoria at a facility that have a specialist Child Oncologist as there ... Read More
December 5, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

01

Dec2020
TWK Agri Donation!! TWK Agri is an iconic institution, in the South African agricultural landscape and operates over a wide geographical area of Mpumalanga, KwaZulu-Natal, Eastern Cape, Western Cape, Free State, Limpopo and Gauteng. We received this very welcome and generous donation from TWK Agri in Nelspruit, and it was handed over ... Read More
December 1, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

28

Nov2020
Last week of November! As the end of 2020 is nearing, I have to admit that I for one, won’t be too sad to see the end of it as this was a challenging year for all of us. Our second load of food to the farmers in Hertzogville in the Free ... Read More
November 28, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

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Nov2020
November 27, 2020Duke

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Nov2020
Children's day at Crossing Shopping Centre Nelspruit! Farther Christmas dusted of his boots, combed his beard and reported for duty at Crossing Nelspruit shoppingcentre as we held our “Build a Sweetie pack” collection day, whereby we ask shoppers at the Crossing Superspar Nelspruit to fill a bag of sweeties of their ... Read More
November 21, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

20

Nov2020
International Children's day! Today is International Children’s day, and I want to introduce you to just one of the hundreds if not thousands of children we have been assisting during this year and specifically Covid lockdown. This little 4 month old girl was born during the hight of Covid lockdown and she ... Read More
November 20, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

20

Nov2020
500 cabbages!!! The Acorn Foundation NPC Reg 2011/128055/08  PBO 930048253 donated no less than 500 big and beautiful farm fresh cabbages to us. Thank you very much Sue Smit and Alicia Whitting! We went to the farm of Tania and her husband in the Schoeman Kloof area to collect the cabbage and ... Read More
November 20, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

19

Nov2020
Corrective shoes! This 18 month old little girl received corrective surgery to her feet as she was born with clubfoot and got her brand new corrective shoes fitted today. Our girl wasn’t exactly impressed with Neil Taljaard the Orthotist from Kiaat Hospital whilst doing her shoe fitting, but she will get used ... Read More
November 19, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

12

Nov2020
Babies in distress! When we receive calls to assist small babies and children, it is great to know that we can take them to the best Doctors for the absolute best care, as our babies deserve nothing but the very best. Today for example we had to take a little girl to ... Read More
November 12, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

10

Nov2020
A 13 year old future Philanthropist!! How awesome is it that this beautiful 13 year old girl invited friends over for her 13th birthday and asked them to bring food for poor children instead of birthday presents. We applaud this young ladies great effort and kindness to other kids that may have ... Read More
November 10, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

10

Nov2020
We need your help now more than ever! Support our 1000 surgeries for 1000 children campaign!
November 10, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

09

Nov2020
November 9, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

09

Nov2020
Lowvelder 5 November 2020 Pediatric care Africa hosts outreach in Magalela informal settlement! Read more: https://www.facebook.com/158345657516798/posts/5114351888582792/?substory_index=0&sfnsn=scwspwa
November 9, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

07

Nov2020
Only 4 days old!! This tiny new born surprised his Mom and Dad and decided he wanted to be born at home, not giving his parents a chance to get to a Hospital. He was delivered with the help of his very brave Dad, and is doing perfectly fine. Great job Dad! This ... Read More
November 7, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

02

Nov2020
Free state farmers need long term assistance and medical care for their children. For monetary donations https://www.pediatriccareafrica.org/take-action-now/ Together we can you show these farmers that they are not alone or forgotten and that we as South Africans will take care of our own! / Update Required To play the media you will need to either ... Read More
November 2, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

01

Nov2020
Post Covid medical outreach!! Our first large medical outreach finally happened after the easing of restrictions of hard lockdown and moving to level 1. Volunteers ranging from a renowned ENT and well known Paediatrician to nursing staff, Occupational therapist, Dentist even a retired neuro surgeon and volunteers from Church Unlimited @ Nelspruit ... Read More
November 1, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

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Oct2020
Lowvelder 30 October 2020; Pediatric care Africa on mercy mission to Free State farmers! Read more: https://lowvelder.co.za/709165/pediatric-care-africa-on-mercy-mission-to-free-state-farmers/
October 30, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

30

Oct2020
Major disaster in the Free state! We got a urgent call for assistance from an organization in Hoopstad that obtained our number from a “Dominee” in the district asking if we could render assistance to farmers in the Boshof and Hertzogville district that fell victim to enormous veld fires, that have ... Read More
October 30, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

29

Oct2020
Dr Toerien’s rooms. Thank you very much Dr Toerien and dr Du Toit in White River for helping and taking such good care of the children we bring to your rooms for assistance and consultations, often on very short notice. We appreciate your kindness and patience you show to the little ones, ... Read More
October 29, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

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Oct2020
Free State, we’re on our way. Packed and ready for the long road. Thanks to wonderful sponsors and a giving community, we managed to get 3tons of food and medicine in 3days. A HUGE thank you to everyone!! We will return to the Free State so any donations can be dropped at Checkers ... Read More
October 26, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

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Oct2020
Medication for Free State farmers! After fighting fires on their farms and trying to save their homes, animals and livelihood for days on end the farmers in Hertzogville, Hoopstad and Boshoff will certainly need some OTC medications for their burning eyes, throats, sinuses and so on that will be badly affected ... Read More
October 25, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

24

Oct2020
Week full of disasters big and small!! A hectic week with huge demand for medical assistance where we had to take care of a number of children requiring medical attention, and thanks to FoodForward SA the kitchen stores at Soli-Deo-Gloria Care Centre Lydenburg is full of food and they are especially ... Read More
October 24, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

23

Oct2020
Urgent! Please help our farmers! Our drop off boxes are at: Pick n Pay Family White River White River Square Crossing SuperSpar Nelspruit Checkers White River Crossing
October 23, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

20

Oct2020
Medical assistance! This little 3 year old was bitten by a dog on his leg and we were asked to assist this brave little boy. He was taken to White River Pharmacy clinic where he was attended to, and with his antibiotics in hand was allowed to go home a short while ... Read More
October 20, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

20

Oct2020
Lowvelder 20 October 2020 Local boy receives the gift of sight! Read more: https://lowvelder.co.za/707909/local-boy-receives-the-gift-of-sight/
October 20, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

17

Oct2020
Fantastic gift! Pediatric care Africa hosted FoodForward SA at our offices, as they formally launched their food donations to NGO’s in Mpumalanga. The function was attended by representatives of a number of NGO’s who are either beneficiaries of food forward SA or who would like to apply to become beneficiaries of them. We ... Read More
October 17, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

15

Oct2020
Food is life! We received another very welcome and very much needed non-perishable food donation from GB2C. As we are gearing up to resume our medical outreaches at Care centres and informal settlements throughout Mpumalanga, this donation is especially welcome and will be distributed at our Medical outreaches, as we identify children ... Read More
October 15, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

13

Oct2020
Successful surgery! It has been a long day for this friendly 6 year old little boy that underwent his long overdue eye surgery today, and it was a great success! He had very limited vision in his right eye and his parents asked us for assistance. Thanks to Dr Danie Louw a very ... Read More
October 13, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

09

Oct2020
Wheelchair and food delivered! This young boy receives special food from us every month and today he was blessed with a wheelchair that was donated to him by Kevin Gelderbloem, a member of Steelwings Lowveld motor bike club. Our boy was spoiled today with food, sweeties, soft toys and a offer from ... Read More
October 9, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

08

Oct2020
Pediatric Surgeries recommencing!! Due to Covid lockdown and restrictions our surgical programme grinded to a screeching halt, but thanks to the lifting of restrictions our first “Post Covid” surgery is scheduled for Monday 12th October 2020. This young boy will receive surgery to his right eye which is long overdue, to restore ... Read More
October 8, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

07

Oct2020
October 7, 2020Duke

02

Oct2020
Kormorant; 1 October 2020 Bikers ride to raise funds for 1 000 operations!! Read more: https://kormorant.co.za/2020/10/01/bikers-ride-to-raise-funds-for-1-000-operations/
October 2, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

01

Oct2020
Randfontein Herald; 1 October 2020 Hundreds of km for less fortunate children! Read more: https://randfonteinherald.co.za/365363/hundreds-of-km-for-less-fortunate-children/
October 1, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

01

Oct2020
Crime Stats: Three children killed every day in SA! PARLIAMENT - The latest crime statistics released by the SA Police Service (SAPS) in Parliament on Thursday revealed a spike in the number of children murdered. The crime statistics are for the period April 1 last year to March 31 this year. The number ... Read More
October 1, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

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Sep2020
Biznews; 29 September 2020 Read more: https://www.biznews.com/good-hope-project/2020/09/29/sa-children-2
September 29, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

28

Sep2020
Inter-city ride for a child completed 1086km!! Our very first Inter-City charity motorbike ride, to collect money for children’s medical care and surgeries, was completed without a hitch and everyone participated is home safe again. What a experience it was and I can’t wait for next year September to do it again. Officially ... Read More
September 28, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

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Sep2020
Radio Laeveld 100.5 FM 27 September 2020 http://www.radiolaeveld.co.za/pediatric-care-tevrede-met-motorfietsrit-vir-operasies/
September 27, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

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Sep2020
Lowvelder, 25 September 2020 Pediatric care South Africa's Intercity ride kicked off! Read more: https://www.facebook.com/158345657516798/posts/4901148283236488/?sfnsn=scwspwa&extid=HyT8Iy7Rhfh599AU  
September 25, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

24

Sep2020
White River Square 24 September 2020 Read more: https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=329161191522394&id=405626176256571&sfnsn=scwspwa&extid=Ub2wMERXr15mjcUl
September 24, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

24

Sep2020
Radio Laeveld 100.5 FM nuus September 24 2020 Pediatric care vertrek op motorfietsrit om fondse in te samel! Read more: https://www.facebook.com/1524789447734001/posts/2707702892775978/?sfnsn=scwspwa&extid=qOWTiugXVvObv0Ws
September 24, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

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Sep2020
Eye surgery!
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Eye surgery! On Friday we got a visit from a very friendly 6 year old boy accompanied by his parents, and the little boy requires assistance with eye surgery to his right eye, to correct his limited vision in the right eye. We got to work immediately, and is in a advance ... Read More
September 21, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

18

Sep2020
Twister Braces fitted! This beautiful 6 year old girl who suffers from Spastic diplegia has progressed so much, that today she received her special “twister braces and corrective innersoles” from Neil Taljaard, the Orthotist at Kiaat Private Hospital. Her leg braces will help her to stop walking on her toes only, and ... Read More
September 18, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

17

Sep2020
Level 1 around the corner!! With the Country only a few days away from going to alert level 1, we are proud and privileged that we were able to have been of assistance to thousands of persons adversely effected by the Covid19 lockdown. The “Winter” of 2020 will long be remembered as ... Read More
September 17, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

16

Sep2020
Absolutely awesome! If you can remember we were asked on the 17th June 2020 to assist this very friendly boy with his naughty sparkly eyes who suffers from Spastic Diplegia (CP). He was not able to stand up and could only walk on his knees as his legs could not straighten due ... Read More
September 16, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

14

Sep2020
Still packing and going strong! Getting ready for this week’s food delivery to people in food distress. By the end of this month we will surpass          80 000kg of food we delivered during lockdown. Every food parcel going out contains 3 packs of e’Pap we received from the ... Read More
September 14, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

09

Sep2020
Ready to go to work! Thank you very much to Nelspruit Trailer Parts who kindly serviced both our trailers for us and our trailers are now as good as new. Our trailers work very hard and has delivered tons of goods over huge distances to people in need, and they were in ... Read More
September 9, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

08

Sep2020
Get your entries in for round 4 and 5 of the Lowveld series. Happening at Casterbridge 25 and 26 September 2020! Enter in www.racecontrol.co.za New pit area at lion's head lodge. Training with Travis Teasdale Barrel race on the 24th at Casterbridge Hotel for charity supporting Pediatric care Africa Food and drinks for sale. Kiddies track and ... Read More
September 8, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

06

Sep2020
Ons storie!
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by Joyce Crompvoets / / Latest News
Ons storie! Net onder die 218000 etes of 76100 kg voedsel is deur ons afgelewer aan mense wat in voedselnood is vanaf die 26ste Maart 2020 toe Suid Afrika begin het met inperking as gevolg van Covid19. As n mediese nie winsgewende organisasie, was ons nie voorbereid om soveel kos vir so ... Read More
September 6, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

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Assisting a baby!! After a long and very busy week, we had one more important task before we could call it a day, and that was to help a tiny 4 month old baby with all goodies little babies need to thrive. After receiving a call for assistance, our very own Joyce ... Read More
September 5, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

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Day 161 and 217428 meals delivered! Day 161 of Covid 19 lockdown with no real end in sight, GB2C help to make it possible for us to continue assisting persons in food crisis and for us to deliver an astonishing 76.1 tons (76100 kg) of food or the equivalent of 217428 ... Read More
September 4, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

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Rotary and Rotarians!! 4.7 tons of e’Pap donated by the Rotary Club of White River and Rotarians. A total of 235 x 20kg bags of highly nutritional and delicious flavoured e’Pap was delivered to our stores of which 130 bags of e’pap is to be distributed and shared with fellow NGO’s leaving ... Read More
September 3, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

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Get your entries in for the next Lowveld Enduro Happening 25 and  26 September at Lions Head in White River Round 4 and 5 of the series Enter now on www.racecontrol.co.za We are combining a charity with our Event Pediatric Care Africa will be there We will be giving a portion of the entry fee ... Read More
August 31, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

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Happy Monday!! Please help us to raise fund for children's surgery and medical care!
August 31, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

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Lowvelder 27 August 2020; Hattingh takes on more than 1 000km for kids' health! Read more: https://browserclient.twixlmedia.com/d1c4f3d999cb4f80e8c8012b758f0ec2/root/27 august 2020
August 27, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

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Please support our campaign, due to Covid-19 our funding has dwindled. We still have 5-6 surgeries this year and we hoping to raise R59 000 per surgery excluding auxiliary costs. Closure date: 22 September 2020!!!!! Salonique Crossings White River #CutYourHair #TakeASelfie&WinAPrize
August 27, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

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by Joyce Crompvoets / / Latest News
"Olaf" our official mascot and "chief reporter" is packed and ready for our Intercity City to City charity bike ride that starts in White river on the 24th September 2020. Olaf will be reporting on all the  "skinner" news during our ride and keep you up to date on who ... Read More
August 26, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

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This 8 year old little girl was born with Spina bifida and club feet and we were asked to assist her with surgery, medical treatment and a wheelchair as she is not able to walk by herself. Immediately after we in turn asked for assistance with a wheelchair for her, ... Read More
August 25, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

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30 days to departure Our City to City motorbike ride travels a approximate distance of +1010km to collect money for medical treatment and surgeries is only 30 days away. I am Andre Hattingh, the founder of Pediatric Care Africa, and I am appealing to you to please sponsor me for this ... Read More
August 24, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

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Dr Soretha, you are our hero!! Dr Soretha has seen over 80 patients on our behalf over time on last count, and we can not possibly thank you enough for your kindness, professionalism and willingness to help. Never a frown and always willing to help and sometimes travel to far off towns ... Read More
August 20, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

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A poem of hunger! Day 146 of Lockdown and we were so busy nobody noticed that we have surpassed the 200 000 meal mark….! In fact we have now delivered 72.2 tons of food which translates to 206 285 meals! (Two hundred and six thousand two hundred and eighty five meals) How ... Read More
August 19, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

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Surgery required! This very bright 8 year old was born with Spina Bifida and severe debilitating clubfeet and she will need highly specialist care from Surgeons, a Orthotist, Physio therapists and Occupational therapists etc to drastically improve her quality of life and give her a fighting chance to a “normal” as ... Read More
August 17, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

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Awesome bike ride to help children to receive surgeries - JOIN US!!!
August 16, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

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Just in time donation! We received a wonderful surprise donation from the very kind folks at GB2C. The very next day after we received this very welcome donation we started distributed it, as it came at a time that our stores GIVING BACK 2 our COMMUNITY (GB2C) was started by Crossing Shopping Centre ... Read More
August 14, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

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Start of physio!! This beautiful 6 year old girl who suffers from Spastic diplegia had her first Physio session today with JT at Halbisch Physiotherapists in White river. Susanne, who is a highly capable occupational therapist, is also assisting this young lady on a twice weekly basis and between Occupational therapy, Physiotherapy ... Read More
August 12, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

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67.7 Tons of food delivered! A staggering 67 700kg of food was delivered by us since 26th March which translates into 193 428 meals! As we fast approach our 200 000th meal delivery, we have to pay tribute to the extremely generous persons of Pick n Take Fresh Produce, Mikon Farming and ... Read More
August 7, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

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This boy survived severe malnutrition due to your help… With the assistance of GB2C and accompanied by two persons from Childline South Africa we delivered a month’s supply of special food to this very friendly little boy that suffers from Severe Spastic Quadriplegia. He received loads of clothing, toys, food, fruit and ... Read More
August 6, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

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Tons of Citrus and Avo's!! Indigo fruit farming T/A Twycross Citrus packers has donated tons of the most beautiful sweet Navels, Naartjies and Avo’s to us over the past few weeks. Farm fresh and packed with goodness, it was exactly what the Doctor ordered to help hundreds of families through the winter ... Read More
August 5, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

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Thank you Neil!!! Neil Taljaard is a world class Orthotist & Prosthetist at Kiaat Private Hospital in Mbombela, but that is not all that I want to share with you. We want to thank Neil for the many, many children he has assisted us with over time, like the two children he ... Read More
July 30, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

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Day 125!!!! Hard to keep up, with what day of Lockdown we are in and other Covid19 statistics as they are rather mind boggling…. One set of statistics we can keep up with, is the amount of food distributed by us since lockdown began, and up to this morning we delivered a ... Read More
July 29, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

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Before and After!!! You will remember this little boy who suffers from CP/Severe Spastic Quadriplegia that suffered from severe malnutrition before. We were asked to assist him in February of this year, and months later and after 72 days in Hospital the difference in this little boy is absolutely remarkable, thanks to ... Read More
July 29, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

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July 27, 2020Duke

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120 days and counting!!! On day 120 of lockdown and no end in sight yet, we wish to pay a special tribute to GB2C (Giving Back to Our Community) who have been supporting us since day one of the Covid19 lockdown, and now 120 days later the folks at GB2C in ... Read More
July 25, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

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CAJV (Pty) Ltd We received a fantastic food donation to the value of R10 000-00 from CAJV (PTY) Ltd in Nelspruit. This food donation will feed a 100 people for two weeks, and we will make absolutely sure that every grain of rice reaches people who desperately needs it. CAJV could have given ... Read More
July 22, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

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Harley Davidson's and a braai is a natural choice for the last event of our Mandela weekend activities. Steelwings Lowveld joined us to give a braai and donated chicken to a community that lives in Safari Hazyview. No doubt in my mind that the folks of Steelwings MC, had to sacrifice ... Read More
July 20, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

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Mandela day at its best!! Mandela weekend and we have lots of food parcels to hand out to needy families, and each child receives a beautiful “Lucky packet” who in many cases is bigger than the child receiving it…. Accompanied by Carel du Preez, Francois Kleinhans and Cassandra Jacobs of the Pumas ... Read More
July 18, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

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Thank you Pick n Pay!!! Pick n Pay White River donated no less than 80 Covid19 food Hampers to us, and 100 lucky packets for distribution during Mandela day weekend as part of our Mandela day drive. It is going to be a hectic weekend with many different programs happening at a ... Read More
July 17, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

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Lockdown day 111!! A boy with facial trauma requires corrective surgery, another child requires a tonsillectomy yet another requires urgent intervention for a septic infection, and that is for day 111 of the lockdown….. Dozens of baby food and nappy deliveries to children who’s parents simply cannot buy them food any longer ... Read More
July 16, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

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7 days per week!!! Lockdown is biting and with large numbers of persons suddenly not receiving an income or only a partial income, we are kept busy 7 days per week. Dozens of Doctors appointments and visits that we have to make for sick children during lockdown, is costing large amounts of ... Read More
July 9, 2020Joyce Crompvoets

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