Case Studies

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Breaking the Orphan Cycle

Sometimes we have weeks to prepare for a child. Other times, a judge requests immediate and emergency placement within a few hours. Either way, our entire team steps up to welcome each child to our care with love and attention to detail. Yesterday we received an emergency placement for an infant boy, Mangaliso (name changed […]

Offering the Benchmark in Medical Care

If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.  -African Proverb After watching her mother die from AIDS, Gugu and her sister were in need of care. They were placed in foster care where Gugu’s medical needs were ignored. She was ridiculed, verbally abused, and missed large chunks of […]

A Day in the Life: Living with HIV

December 8, 2014 On a recent school holiday, a few Acres of Love House Parents and a large number of our teens arrive, early in the morning, at Witkoppen Health and Welfare Centre for their quarterly appointments.  Set in a suburb of Johannesburg, it’s impossible to see just how big the unassuming clinic is from […]

Meet Our Children

The following are stories of real children saved from real situation by our forever homes and house parents. Continue to check in as we publish more real stories and watch as these children thrive in the world you have helped us create for them.