Hlakanang Drop in Centre
Whilst looking for a sustainable project run by the local community in various township orientated areas.
Midrand came across Hlakanang situated in the Kaalfontein informal settlement.
Hlakanang creates a place where the local people (focusing on the younger kids and youth), can use to uplift the community, and learn and grow by participating in more constructive activities.
With Various activities and projects which include : A functional Library, Sports : Soccer tournaments and a feeding Scheme.
Our Contribution :
The Hlakanang Feeding Scheme
This project was actually started after coming into contact with ‘Hlakanang Drop in center’, who have been feeding orphans and destitute children for more than 8 years, by a lady by the name of Florence, from her own home.
On 13 March 2017. Midrand 253 had our first lunch at the container – which fed over 100 kids ! For a lot of these kids it was the best meal they have had in a while, and they went home with full stomachs.
Midrand 253 has been providing groceries and the occasional educational items to Hlakanang since the initial conception of the project back in March 2017, the feeding scheme has become a “close to the heart” project for Midrand 253. With our continued support we have managed to feed over 150 kids twice a week, with the assistance and dedication of Florence. Without these meals most children would go without food for an entire day.
Midrand 253 proudly supports the Hlakanang Drop in Centre initiative.
You can find additional information on the drop in centre Here : http://hlakanang.co.za/