Tue, 02 Feb 2021 by CHELO
The chelo 50/50 Fundraising Campaign MUST continue into 2021. Last year, we began our 50/50 Fundraising Campaign, calling on our parent body to make a recurring donation of just R50 per month, (the price of a cup of coffee and muffin). R50 per month from just half of our parent body, will ensure we can
Our 12 bursary students, and their parents, have been hard at work at home with both their online studies and doing their bit for their communities. Zaylin’s mom, Ulandi Abrahams, has sewn 300 face-masks for people in the Hangberg community. And thanks to the facilitating of former chelo chairperson, Iris Henkel, all our chelo families
Here at chelo, we depend on the kindness and generosity of our school parents, companies, donors and particularly our volunteers who steer the ship. We’d like to bid a hearty welcome to two such volunteers, Rhoda Kawinga and Norman Chaibva, who will be stepping into the roles of chelo Secretary and chelo Vice-Chair respectively.
chelo has recently received a much welcome and extremely generous donation from Southern Hemisphere, a socio-economic development consultancy. Managing member, Nana Davies, chelo’s first chairperson and a former mentor to a chelo child, has asked that the donation be used to support the high school girls in chelo’s program, helping them to successfully graduate
It takes a village, or so the wise proverb goes. Here at chelo, we depend on the kindness and generosity of a host of people – IES who give places to our bursary children, our volunteers who run the organisation, the parents of HBIS, and our donors and sponsors. All of these people ensure that
Huge thanks and congrats to school parent Phill Carter, who won 6 bottles of wine for signing up to our MySchool MyVillage My Planet initiative. One of South Africa’s biggest fundraising programmes, it’s an easy, free and wonderful opportunity to raise funds for CHELO, simply by swiping your card at any Woollies, Engen, Flight Centre
We’ve all no doubt heard or seen of the MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet initiative, one of South Africa’s biggest fundraising programmes which raises over R6 million a month for a host of charities and NPO’s. It’s a wonderful opportunity to raise funds for CHELO at no cost to you, simply by swiping your card at any
Following last year’s very successful fundraising event held in early December 2018, CHELO will be rolling out the Xmas cheer yet again on Friday 6th December this year. All parents, families, friends of the school and the broader Hout Bay community are invited to join us at our year-end extravaganza of song and festive cheer.
School parent Karin Kanewske Turner has recently stepped into the role of Chairperson of CHELO. Karin directs a non-profit public health project in South Africa and across the globe. Having worked for over 20 years in international health and social welfare programs, Karin has a passion for uplifting individuals and serving communities. Her son Chet is