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  • Heaven’s Nest: Holistic Foster Care to Include Education

    On the 18th of September local children’s home, Heaven’s Nest will officially launch their newly built classroom.  Heaven’s Nest is an emergency foster home for children under the age of 8 that have been abused, abandoned, neglected or are affected by HIV & AIDS. “Many of the children that we take in have had no […]

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  • A Step Towards Self-Sustainability

    Emergency foster care home, Heaven’s Nest, has taken another step towards self-sustainability with the help of SPAR Distribution Centre in Philippi, who commissioned a vegetable garden on the property. “The aim of the project is two-fold,” says Heaven’s Nest co-ordinator Eleanor Bester. “The vegetables can be harvested every six weeks, which allows us to provide […]

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  • Where do your donations go?

    Giving back to your community is a noble thought and there are many worthy causes out there. But what do those causes actually do with your donations? Local Cape Town emergency foster home Heaven’s Nest made fishes from loaves in 2011 despite a sharp decrease in donations. “Although we are still feeling the effects of […]

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  • Foster parents provide lifeline for child care facility in Ottery

    “In our quest to try and sustain the good quality care we strive towards at Heaven’s Nest, we would like to speak to people who are interested in fostering children” says Eleanor Bester, co-ordinator at Heaven’s Nest, an emergency children’s foster home situated in Ottery, Cape Town.  Heaven’s Nest provides a place of safety for […]

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  • Lots of Laughs with Clowns without Borders

    As someone once said, “Laughter is the best medicine”.  Well I can assure you that this statement was proven true by a visit from a clown to Heaven’s Nest last Friday. Heaven’s Nest is a place of care for abandoned, abused and neglected children- a place for them to be loved and nurtured whilst appropriate […]

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