pool time

It’s Time To Jump In!

Having started on the 7th of February, Trevor’s Swim School has kicked off its 2021 year at the Philippi Children’s Centre indoor heated pool! We are thrilled to be able to welcome our kids back for swim classes – even with the stricter regulations and health safety protocols. Because our year started with the saddening […]

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A tribute to Graeme Kiewitz

A tribute to Graeme Kiewitz: Mentor, Friend and Great Philanthropist The recent passing of our colleague and member of the PCC board, Graeme Kiewitz, provides us an opportunity to pay tribute to this incredible individual, honoring the life of a man who was a philanthropist like no other, a man who has rendered tremendous service […]

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Saying goodbye to 2020

…and what a year it has been! Philippi Children’s Centre is thrilled to be able to say we got ourselves and our pupils through an incredible challenging and unpredictable year, and we did it all because of the devotion of our staff, the support from our families, and the contributions from our donors and funders. […]

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We are Back in Action!

…school is back, back again. School is back: tell a friend! Philippi Children’s Centre is officially business as usual (well… with masks, social distancing, and lots of sanitizer!). We have loved welcoming all of our kids back to campus, and classes are fully back in action again. To see a little more about our school […]

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My 2020 Covid TIME CAPSULE

You are living through History RIGHT NOW! These are  memories you will not want to forget so why not write them down and read them in a few years to come? Click here to download

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Some Sad Goodbyes, and Many Happy Hellos!

For those of you who follow our Facebook page, you will have seen that we are about to open up our school crèche, as of the 31st of August 2020. We are absolutely thrilled to be welcoming the kids back to school – we have missed their beautiful faces, happy smiles, and radiant laughter very […]

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Donate a blanket

Brrrrr: Blankets Please!

Are you feeling it too? Winter has definitely arrived! With the Cape living up to its stormy reputation, this winter is set to be an extreme one, and that puts many of our citizens at severe risk. Many low-income housing areas do not have proper protection from the elements, with flooding, adequate warmth, and access […]

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Sponsor a child

Sponsoring A Child: A Gift That Keeps Giving

Philippi Children’s Centre has been truly struggling during this lockdown period. Our families come from low income areas, with many of them facing retrenchment or unemployment during this time. It is heart-breaking to think of these families being unable to pay for rent or food, let alone to cover their child’s school fees. While our […]

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