In the Babies Home our heart is to provide a loving, caring, homely environment to children that have been abandoned, neglected or given up for adoption. We aim to address each child’s needs  and give them the best start in life! Over 140 children have been cared for in the Babies Home over the years and we typically have 12 – 15 children at any one time in the home.

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Urban Kids Educentre is a vibrant, happy and fully functioning preschool. It runs on the property of 64 on Main, and caters to families living in the surrounding communities. Urban Kids aims to offer equal education for all – ensuring that no matter a child’s socio-economic status they can receive a great quality preschool education, setting them up for success in the years to come.

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The UpliftED Teacher Training programme aims to support and empower preschools in impoverished communities. This programme offers training to preschool teachers, empowering them to give the best education to their pupils. Many of these trainees have little to no knowledge in Early Childhood Development and are in desperate need of some help and educational equipment. 

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Latest News


Reflections on being a volunteer in South Africa

I was asked to reflect on my life as a volunteer worker in South Africa for Urban Kids Educentre and Urban Life Church. I’ve volunteered in many different places in the world. I’ve built houses in Mexico, taught Sunday School in Siberia, and acted […]

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Ride for a Purpose. Ride for Botshabelo!

The #PurplePeloton is BACK…and ready to take on 2015’s Momentum 947 Cycle Challenge…are YOU?! Every year a team of dedicated, brave and passionate (some call them crazy too!!) people get on their bicycles and ride nearly 100kms to see CHANGE […]

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AGM: Chairman’s Report for year ending February 2015

In 2015 Botshabelo celebrated its 15th birthday and the fruit of those 15 years of blessing from God, generosity of donors and support from our community. A place to run to for abandoned and orphaned children, a place of education […]

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About Us

Botshabelo was born, 14 years ago, out of a burning passion for the community and its desperate need for a place of safety, support and resources. The Babies Home, Urban Kids Educentre and offices are located on the 20 acre property of 64 on Main, Midrand. From this base we serve the community of Olievenhoutbosch and surrounds through our Early Childhood Development programme. Botshabelo is passionate about transforming children’s lives through excellent education and residential care.

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Contact Us

+27 82 225 2625
+27 86 245 7240

Physical Address
64 Main Road (R55),
South Africa.


All donations made to Botshabelo are tax deductible, and we offer Section 18a Tax Receipts. Contact us if you'd like a receipt for your donation.

South African

Standard Bank Centurion
Branch code: 012645
Acc. No. 20 245 2832
Swift Code: SBZAZAJJ


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