Meet our new volunteer Tessa!

Meet our new volunteer Tessa!

At Starting Chance Tessa works on a voluntary basis as a policy officer, assists in getting the Lonwabo staff ready for their new school, and provides computer training. Tessa holds a masters degree in Human Rights from Maastricht University and a masters degree in...
Get 2020 off to a great start!

Get 2020 off to a great start!

Despite the stuttering South African economy, we are thrilled to report that our campaigning is helping us move towards raising sufficient funds to start the construction of the Lonwabo Special Care Day Centre. Our first campaign kicked off here in Cape Town with the...
Opening of Emmanuel Educare

Opening of Emmanuel Educare

Shine in your own corner: On 14th May 2019 at 10 am we opened Emmanuel Educare for 50 children and 3 teachers. It was a beautiful end to 7 years of waiting and the beginning of a wonderful new era for Principal Elizabeth and her staff, parents and children. “Emmanuel”...
Living on a knife’s edge

Living on a knife’s edge

On Monday 4th December 2017 6.55 pm we experienced “living on a knife’s edge” first hand. We have been working in Mfuleni township for 8 years and have always felt safe and welcome. All this changed in the glint of knife’s blade. We had arranged to meet the community...