Botshabelo Newsroom

Unlock potential, empower tomorrow!

UNLOCKING POTENTIAL, EMPOWERING TOMORROW In 2013, Miss A came to Urban Kids. Her mother struggled to make ends meet (let alone pay school fees) as a local domestic worker. There was literally nowhere for Miss A to go. We said […]

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Marvelous – an UpliftED story

In 2015, we invited Marvelous to train in our UpliftED Programme. She had spent the previous year volunteering in our Urban Kids preschool and showed such a spark of joy as she interacted with the children, and such a pro-active […]

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Sam* – a Babies Home story

Sam* joined us as a prem baby, only a few weeks old. As a tiny chappy of only 1.68kg, he has spent much of his first weeks here sleeping and eating. After 3 weeks with us, he had grown to […]

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Thandi*- an Urban Kids story

October (almost done the school year, with a classroom of FINALLY–adjusted 3-4 year old preschoolers who are used to routines and ACTUALLY starting to learn for the majority of the day!). Well, October, the principal comes to my calm classroom. […]

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Join Us! AGM / Urban Kids CONCERT

Dear Donors and Friends of Botshabelo and Parents of Urban Kids students, Here’s what to expect at our 2016 AGM and Urban Kids Concert. You’ll arrive between 6-6:25. There isn’t a dresscode, come as you are. It’s a very informal […]

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About Us

Botshabelo was born, in 2000, 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 (UpliftED Training Programme). Botshabelo is passionate about transforming children’s lives through excellent education and residential care.

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Contact Us

+27 67 013 6679
+27 86 245 7240

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

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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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